Schaumburg Community Garden Club and Spring Valley together host the annual Native Plant Sale.
Turn your typical suburban yard into a native haven attracting birds, butterflies, and other pollinators that benefit wildlife. Even a soggy area of lawn can become attractive and engaging. Native plants provide an ecologically sound rain garden that is better adapted to handle rain water runoff. Have a problem shady area? No worries. Native plants offer variety of greens and leaf sizes that make beautiful woodland settings. Native plants not only add beauty; they also allow us to make a positive impact on soil, water, and air quality. Not sure where to start? Master Gardeners will be available at the sale to answer your questions regarding plants and gardening!
We offer native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees as well as some non-native perennials at our sale.
About the Plants
Most of the prairie plants are provided as small 2.5″ plugs 2 -3 years old with a fully developed root system in a 5” deep soil mass. Most woodland arrive in 4-½” pots. Non-native perennials come in 4-½” pots and #1 gallon pots.
All trees and shrubs offered for sale come as 5-gallon potted plants. Newly planted shrubs will, with proper care, put on excellent growth due to extensive root system. Order early since quantities of these will be limited. However, any trees and shrubs not sold can be purchased during the autumn season until early frost.
How do I know What to Select?
We have provided information about each plant, including flower color, bloom season, height, spread, moisture, and light requirements. We also indicate which plants will attract bees, butterflies or hummingbirds.
Check out our Plants Page for details on our plant selection:
Overflow parking this year will be at the District 54 Administrative office, 524 W. Schaumburg Rd., (½ mile west of Spring Valley). Shuttle Bus available.