Join us for Environmental Concern’s (EC) 13th
annual Fall Native Plant Sale. The 2 day sale will be held on Friday,
September 11th and Saturday, September 12th from
9am – 4pm on EC’s campus at 201 Boundary Lane in historic St. Michaels
(rain or shine). Watch for the signs on St. Michaels Road.
Our offerings include many of the local
favorites including red chokeberry and winterberry; buttonbush and sweet
pepperbush; silky dogwood and highbush blueberry; and sweet bay
In addition, this year we will be offering
two free workshops. The first workshop, Native Plants for Cleaner
Water, will take place from 10:00 am-11:00 am in EC’s
classroom. Discover the basics of native plant selection to bayscape
your lawn and clean the Bay. Participants will learn how to plant and
maintain native plants in their landscape. Recommendations will be made
for native plants that are best suited for stormwater management and for
attracting songbirds and butterflies to your garden.
From 11:00-12:00 join us for
Milkweeds for Monarchs: Creating
Monarch Habitat. The
Mid-Atlantic Monarch Consortium, a partnership led by Environmental
Concern (EC), is pleased to present the first of a series of educational
workshops on Monarch Butterflies. This series will offer homeowners an
opportunity to learn more about this important North American “Near
Threatened” species. Participants will learn about the Monarch
butterfly, and the dependence of the Monarch caterpillars on native
milkweed for survival. Tips for plant selection and habitat creation
techniques will be discussed. These important tips will support the
creation of Monarch habitat restoration projects on the Eastern Shore.
Pre-registration for the workshop is
encouraged. Participation is limited. Please call 410-745-9620 or email
After the workshops browse from the largest
collection of locally grown native herbaceous plants, trees and shrubs
in the region. EC specializes in native plants grown from seed and
propagated on site. Contact EC at 410-745-9620 for additional
information or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-orders will be accepted through
Wednesday, September 9th.
All proceeds from the plant sale will help
fund EC’s mission to improve water quality and enhance native habitat in
the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. EC is a 501(c)3 public not-for-profit
our 2015 Retail Pick Up dates are now posted on our
Production planning for 2015 is well underway. If you are working on specs or plans for an upcoming project, please let us know and we would be happy to provide pricing for the 2015 season.
Click here for current wholesale availability or give us a call if you have questions.
Young seedlings of Asclepia tuberosa - Butterflyweed
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterflyweed