Native Plant Sale | Thank you for another successful sale! Next Sale: May 4 – 7, 2017

Our Native Plant Sale features more than 300 rare, unusual and favorite varieties of native wildflowers, trees, shrubs, ferns and aquatic plants for all growing conditions, including drought-tolerant. Some are introductions from the nearby Mt. Cuba Center and many species attract wildlife such as birds and butterflies.


Members only** days:
May 4 – 5, 2017
Thursday: 3 pm - 7 pm
Friday: 3 pm - 7 pm
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Open to public days:
May 6 – 7, 2017
Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm


Delaware Nature Society's Coverdale Farm Preserve***
Greenville, DE
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Please note that dogs are not permitted on this property

Payments accepted

Major credit cards
(admission is free)


Check back in April 2017

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**Members only days are open only to Members. Become a Member »
***During the Native Plant Sale, the nearby farm complex will not be open except on Saturday when you are welcome to join the fun at our Farm Fun Saturday. Want to visit the farm animals and explore our trails? Check out our Seasonal Programs, Farm Fun Days and our Harvest Moon Festival.

Would you like to volunteer?

Volunteers are needed for set up and sale days. Prior experience with native plants not required.
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Learn more about native plants

Search Gardening and Botany programs below.

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9 am - 2:30 pm

Join nationally recognized C. Colston Burrell and Doug Tallamy for a morning of inspiration followed by an afternoon of exploring nearby gardens. Copies of their most recent books will be available for purchase and signing. A Native Plant garden package will be given away during the seminar.Co-sponsored by Delaware Nature Society and Mt. Cuba Center

9:15 - 10:45 am: Beauty, Integrity and Resilience: Can A Garden Have Everything?
11:00 am - Noon: Super Plants in our Landscapes
Noon - 1:00 pm: Lunch, Book Signing, Drop In Bird Banding
1:00 - 2:30 pm: Private Garden Tour
1:00 - 1:45 pm: Spring Container Garden Workshop
1:00 - 4:00 pm: Mt Cuba Center Stroll

Seminar Fee: Members: $50 Others: $65
Meeting Location: Ashland Nature Center 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707 (302) 239-2334
04/08/2017 - 04/08/2017
at: Ashland
age: Adult