Citizens for Conservation Native Plant, Shrub & Tree Sale May 4-5th

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Photo by Donna Bolzman

Warm, sunny days are in the forecast for Citizens for Conservation’s annual Public Plant Sale coming up from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 4th & 5th. The sale will take place at 459 West Hwy. 22, Lake Barrington, in the barn area east of Good Shepherd Hospital. Here’s what they’ll have available, carefully selected and just right for your home and garden.

Each spring, CFC’s sale offers homeowners more than 18,000 native plants and 225 native species known to thrive in our area. That includes thousands of milkweed plants, part of CFC’s “Milkweed for Monarchs” campaign. Gardeners  value the sale both for the abundant supply of hard-to-find native plants and for the information on planting and care shared by CFC volunteers. The sale has been so successful that CFC now offers a native tree and shrub sale in the fall as well.

*Photos by Donna Bolzman for Citizens for Conservation

All are welcome to come and shop CFC’s selection of the following…

  • Native Perennnials, Sedges, Grasses & Ferns
  • Plants for Shoreline & Slope Stabilization
  • Rain & Butterfly Gardens
  • Native Wildflowers, Shrubs & Trees for Woodlands, Prairies, & Wetlands.

For more information, visit: or call 847-382-7283.

Citizens for Conservation’s mission is “Saving Living Space for Living Things” through protection, restoration and stewardship of land, conservation of natural resources, and education. Learn more at

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