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6th Annual GHF Native Plant Sale • Douglas County

Saturday, May 19th, 2018 @ 9am
Trinity Episcopal Church • 1011 Vermont • Lawrence, KS • Map

This year's sale will feature up to 50 native milkweeds, grasses, sedges, and wildflowers, including 14 new species that we've never sold before. All plants are locally grown Kansas natives and are neonic free. A full list of plants available at the sale will be posted on the GHF website and Facebook page soon.

Plants are $4.00 each on the day of the sale. Discounts are available for GHF members who order ahead of time and pick up at the event. Email us at for ordering instructions and to verify your membership. Not a member? Join online at

Gardening experts will also be on hand to answer questions and make suggestions for what to plant in your yard.

New This Year – Gardening kits and Speakers!

Are you new to gardening with natives and not sure what to plant? Simplify the process and order a Garden to Go! G2G kits contain pre-selected plants for sun or partial shade, a sample garden design, and planting instructions. The sun kit contains 14 plants (wildflowers and grasses) suitable for a 4 ft. X 5 ft. garden. The partial shade kit contains 10 plants (wildflowers, sedges, and a shrub) for a 4 ft. X 6 ft. garden. Kits are available to members and non-members for pre-order only and are discounted from our regular sale prices. The sun kit is $49.00 and the partial shade kit is $35.00. Email us at for ordering instructions and a list of the plants available.

Learn more about how to garden with natives! GHF will host short presentations during the sale covering a variety of fun topics. All presentations will be held on site and an RSVP isn’t needed. Attend a presentation, learn more about your favorite plants, and go home inspired!

9:30 – GHF Garden to Go Kits and Native Gardening Basics with Courtney Masterson
10:30 – Plant an Urban Oasis for Butterflies with Angie Babbit
11:30 – Why Plant Grasses (and Sedges)? With Ann Simpson
12:30 – Native Plants and Wildlife, presenter TBA

Check out the GHF website and Facebook page often for updates and information about the plants available at the sale. General questions about the event can be sent to

Contact: Kim Bellemere

Sponsor: Grassland Heritage Foundation

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