Category Archives: Spring Plant Sale

2017 SPRING NATIVE PLANT SALE & ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR

  2016 SPRING NATIVE PLANT SALE & ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR Saturday, April 30, 10-4 Bellevue Botanical Gardens (open to members at 9:00, anyone can become a member) – Ask the Experts – Theme NATIVE PLANTS for BIRDS and POLLINATORS – Rain garden … Continue reading

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2014 Spring Sale & Celebration Almost Here!

My how time flies.  Our spring sale and Celebration is almost upon us.  It will be from 10-4 on Saturday, May 3rd, and will again be on Mercer Island in Mercerdale Park (77th Ave and 32nd St).  This is just … Continue reading

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Spring Sale Plant lists now available. Click on “Species List”

The most current Spring Sale Plant lists now available.  Click on “Species List”

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Orchard Mason Bees

Orchard Mason Bees I just picked up my rented orchard mason bees, Osmia Lignaria, for the season.  These native bees do not sting and look very little like bees.  However, they are great pollinators doing their job from about now … Continue reading

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Leaves, Bare Soil, Slopes and Birds

Bare soil, especially in winter, is not good for the environment.  So many people, to make their yard “neat,” rake up or blow all the leaves  or conifer needles from their soil, leaving it bare. Rarely in nature will you … Continue reading

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Make Your Shopping List for May 7, 2011

Grab a glass of wine, get out your pencil and paper, and make your shopping list for the next Central Puget Sound Chapter Fund Raising Native Plant Sale. Plan to arrive early! Here are some beautiful settings incorporating some of the beautiful spring flowers available … Continue reading

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Native Penstemons – Beautiful Color for Your Sunny Garden

Are you looking for plants that thrive in full sun, poor soil, and generally hostile urban heat island environment? Then look no further than our native penstemons. If you have a shady garden, we will have lots of native plants … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Shopping List!

Making your list? Checking it twice? Here is the most current list of plants that will be available at the Spring Sale. While we will have hundreds of species and thousands of plants on hand, some of the very special … Continue reading

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