Spring 2017 native plant sales

Two people with plants at the Spring Wildflower Market

Spring Wildflower Market at Shaw Nature Reserve

While we hope you’ll come to the St. Louis Wild Ones booth at the Spring Wildflower Market at Shaw Nature Reserve on Friday, May 12 (Garden members only) or Saturday, May 13, here are some other options:

Missouri Wildflowers Nursery (MWN) at Kirkwood Farmers’ Market
When: April 8, 15, 22, 39, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Kirkwood Farmers’ Market, 150 East Argonne (Google Map)
MWN will have a collection of their wonderful Missouri natives.
Pre-Order by Wednesday from their catalog, and they will bring your order to the market on Friday for you to pick up, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

St Francois Natives
When: Watch their Facebook page for locations and times.
Where: Planned Schedule

April 15 – Tower Grove Farmers Market
April 15 – Kirkwood Farmers Market
April 22 – Tower Grove Farmers Market
April 22 – Kirkwood Farmers Market
April 23 – St. Louis Earth Day Festival – Sunday Forest Park
April 29 – Chesterfield Earth Day
April 29 – Kirkwood Earth Day
May 6 – Tower Grove Farmers Market
May 6 – Ferguson Farmers Market
May 12 and 13 – Shaw Nature Preserve Mother’s Day Sale
May 20 – Ferguson Farmers Market
May 20 – Tower Grove Farmers Market
May 27 – Alton Farmers Market
May 27 – Tower Grove Farmers Market
June 3 – Ferguson Farmers Market
June 3 – Tower Grove Farmers Market
June 10 – Alton Farmers Market
June 10 – Tower Grove Farmers Market
June 11 – Sustainable Backyard Tour
June 17 – Ferguson Farmers Market
June 20 and later shows will depend on weather and interest.

Spring Fling weekends at the Butterfly House
When: April 8/9 and 15/16  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, 15193 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63017 (Google map)
More than 30 species of native plants will be available.
Note: The plant sale is only accessible with admission. Your Missouri Botanical Garden membership may include general admission to the Butterfly House.

Olivette in Bloom Plant Sale
When: Saturday April 29, starts at 9:00 a.m. until sold out
Where: Stacy Park Pavilion, Old Bonhomme Rd. just south of Olive (Google map)
Plants supplied by Missouri Wildflowers Nursery.
“Last year, we sold over 500 plants in 1 hour! So be sure to come on time!”

St. Louis Community College Meramec Horticulture Club Plant Sale
Where: 11333 Big Bend Rd, St. Louis, MO 63122 – West Parking Lot K (Google map)
When: April 27 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Apr 28 – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Annuals, perennials, vegetables, and natives!
Cash or Check. Proceeds allow students to travel to and attend industry events.

U City in Bloom 2017 Annual Plant Sale 
Special Friday Plant Sale Opening Night Party is like happy hour with plants you can buy.  Friday Apr 28, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. See link for tickets!
When: Saturday April 29, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Sunday Apr 30, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: Heman Park Community Center, Olive Blvd. west of Midland Blvd. (Google map)
Many of the plants that will be for sale are perennials (including natives) divided and donated from the yards of local University City residents.

Missouri Prairie Foundation logo

Missouri Prairie Foundation  Native Plant Weekend
When: Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21
Where: Greenscape Gardens, 2832 Barrett Station Rd, Ballwin, Missouri 63021
Greenscape Gardens will host a 2-day Missouri Prairie Foundation Native Plant Sale! 15% of all Native sales will be donated to this important non-profit & community partner!  There will also be a drawing for the entire Pollinator Palette Collection of native plugs! Stop in to enter and browse the expanded selections in the new Natives Complex & Pollinator Palace.  In addition to Greenscape’s stock, a wide variety of native plants supplied by Gaylena’s Garden of Fulton, MO will be available for sale. Plants for sun, shade, dry and moist soils will be available. Shoppers may preorder plants and have them ready for pick up at the event by calling Gaylena’s Garden at 573-694-3228.

Flora Conservancy of Forest Park Plant Sale
When: Saturday, May 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: St. Louis City Greenhouse in Forest Park, 5600 Clayton Ave. (Google map)
Some native plants will be available.

[Editor’s Note: Thank you to Dawn Weber for compiling this list.]