Buy local flora!
for trees from the Whatcom Conservation Districts
annual plant sale need to be in by this Friday. The conservation
district encourages gardners to go native by
offering many trees and shrubs that grow naturally in Western
Washington, rather than planting varieties introduced to
the area. While plants with a local origin are adapted to
local conditions and in balance with other organisms they
share the environment with, introduced plants can sometimes
spread aggressively and damage habitat think canary
grass and Japanese knotweed.
At costs far below nursery prices, the district offers red-flowering currant, Pacific dogwood, Douglas fir and a dozen more native trees and shrubs, from seedlings to two-year old plants. There will also be a selection of native perennials at the plant pickup March 8 (8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.) and March 9 (9a.m. to noon) at 6975 Hannegan Road in Lynden.
For more information or to order call 360/354-2035.