You've had the winter months to dream about Spring and gardening, and now it's time to order your plants!
We are now accepting pre-orders of native plants for our McDonald Farm Plant Sale,
in partnership with Natural Communities Native Plants.
How It Works
~Peruse the selection of beautiful native perennials, grasses, trees, shrubs and kits. Not sure exactly what you want? No worries. The Natural Communities website is extremely helpful and well organized with beautiful photos and lots of information. Click here to start shopping.
~Natural Communities is offering a 15% discount on pre-orders for Members of The Conservation Foundation. You should receive a discount code via email. Not a member? Become one now, and take advantage of this generous offer! Click here to join.
~Pre-orders are due by 11:59pm on Saturday, April 22nd (that's Earth Day!)
~Be sure to put The Conservation Foundation's Native Plant Sale in the "shipping method" of your order.
~Pre-orders can be picked up on Saturday, May 12th at the McDonald Farm Plant Sale (10S404 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville), or arrangements can be made for pickup at Natural Communities in Batavia on another day.
~We'll also have organic vegetable seedlings, rain barrels, permaculture plants and a selection of natives available for purchase on May 12th, but species and quantities of natives cannot be guaranteed. Click here for more information on the May 12th McDonald Farm Plant Sale.
Native plants are beautiful, and so beneficial to our water supply, our community health, and the pollinator species that make it possible for our food to grow. Pre-order today so you can add colorful, low-maintenance plants to your home landscape and bring nature close!
Using nature-friendly landscaping practices, such as native plants and rain barrels, can also earn you Conservation@Home certification! Click here to learn more.