Native Plant Sale 2017 - Plants for the Birds | Members only days: Thu May 4 – Fri May 5 | Open to public days: Sat May 6 – Sun May 7 | Coverdale Farm Preserve, Greenville, DE

Our Native Plant Sale features more than 300 rare, unusual and favorite varieties of native wildflowers, trees, shrubs, ferns and aquatic plants for all growing conditions, including drought-tolerant. Some are introductions from the nearby Mt. Cuba Center and many species attract wildlife such as birds and butterflies.

When

Members only** days:
May 4 – 5, 2017
Thursday: 3 pm - 7 pm
Friday: 3 pm - 7 pm
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Open to public days:
May 6 – 7, 2017
Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm

Thanks to
our sponsors

Where

Delaware Nature Society's Coverdale Farm Preserve***
Greenville, DE
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Please note that dogs are not permitted on this property

Payments accepted

Major credit cards
Checks
Cash
(admission is free)

**Members only days are open only to Members. Become a Member »
***During the Native Plant Sale, the nearby farm complex will not be open except on Saturday when you are welcome to join the fun at our Farm Fun Saturday. Want to visit the farm animals and explore our trails? Check out our Seasonal Programs, Farm Fun Days and our Harvest Moon Festival.

Would you like to volunteer?

Volunteers are needed for set up and sale days. Prior experience with native plants not required.

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Learn more about native plants

Search Gardening and Botany programs below.

Results
Call (302) 239-2334 to register.

8 Session Series: Learn to create wildlife habitat in residential gardens. Six evenings and two Saturdays includng garden visits. Some homework.

Dates: March through September.
Members: $65, Others: $85
Meets at Ashland Nature Center 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707

View the Class Schedule
03/22/2017 - 09/13/2017
6:00PM - 8:30PM
at: Ashland
age: Adult
Animals, Birding, Botany, Conservation, Insects, series
W17010AS
Whether you are just beginning your interest in nature, or wish to gain greater depth of understanding of local ecosystems, take advantage of this spring through fall course! Learn about the ecology of the Piedmont region and the flora and fauna that reside here during eight lectures and field trips led by experts. Each participant will complete a field and classroom notebook to become certified. <b>School teachers can receive 60 hours of in-service credit.</b><br><br> Dates: March through September.<br> Members: $200, Others: $250<br> Meets at Ashland Nature Center 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (unless otherwise noted).<br><br> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/NatCertSchedule">View the Class Schedule</a>
03/23/2017 - 09/23/2017
12:00AM - 12:00AM
at: Ashland
age: Adult
Animals, Birding, Botany, Conservation, Insects, series
W17009AS
Wenesday, May 3, 9 am - 3 pm

Tour New Castle County to see, appreciate, and measure the biggest trees of their kind in Delaware. Visit historic properties and other private sites to see these trees and hear about some local history. Bring a lunch. Van transportation provided. Led by Joe Sebastiani, and Emily Carnwath, Auburn Heights State Park Program Coordinator

Members: $25, Others: $35
Meets at: Ashland Nature Center 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707
05/03/2017 - 05/03/2017
9:00AM - 3:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Adult
Hiking, Botany
U17001AS

Wednesday, May 24, 6 - 8pm
Gardening tips for keeping you, your neighbors, and the critters happy and healthy. Indoor presentation. This program is also part of the Habitat Steward Training Series.

Members: $10, Others: $15
Meets at Ashland Nature Center 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
05/24/2017 - 05/24/2017
6:00PM - 8:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Adult
Gardening/Farming
W17012AS
Saturday, June 24, 10 am - 12 noon

Join National Wildlife Federation Habitat Stewards for yard landscaping tips. Use attractive native plants that support habitat and reduce waterway pollution.

Meets at East Coast Garden Center, 30366 Cordrey Road, Millsboro, DE

Register at www.eastcoastgardencenter.com/classes-events.html For info, call Abbott's (302) 422-0847
06/24/2017 - 06/24/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: Adult 18+
Animals, Botany, Free, Gardening/Farming, Water
V17300AM
Are you interested in creating a beautiful native plant habitat that invites wildlife and improves water quality? Share your enthusiasm to encourage friends and neighbors to create wildlife habitat for butterflies, pollinators and birds! Join our growing community of Habitat Stewards for this interactive 3-day training which will focus on establishing wildlife habitats in the residential garden and community. Topics include site analysis, native plant selection and sustainable gardening practice. Students each receive a Habitat Steward resource notebook. For more information contact Alice Mohrman at: alice@delnature.org.

Wednesdays, Aug 9, 16, 23, 10 am - 4 pm
Members: $65, Others: $85
Meeting Location: Abbott's Mill Nature Center, 15411 Abbott's Pond Road Milford, DE 19963 (302) 422 - 0847
08/09/2017 - 08/23/2017
at: Abbotts Mill
age: Adult
Conservation, botany
F17301AM