Saturday, May 28, 2016


Native Plant Opportunity......Absecon City-wide Yardsale 6/4/16

What could be better than shopping for native plants and bargain hunting too? This coming Saturday 6/4, from 8am -4pm, I will have the native plants for sale at the annual city-wide yard sale in Absecon. In the spirit of finding bargains, I will have some special deals. At shows the plants are usually offered in a 5 pack for $18.00. This Saturday they will be 5/$17.00. or 10/$30.00, which is just $3.00 per plant. Single plants are $3.50 each.

The weather is still good for planting. There is shade plants, pollinator favorites, moon garden plant, salt tolerant plants... something for every garden and as always, free advice. The following species will be available:

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster
Aster nemoralis - Bog Aster
Chrysopsis mariana - Maryland Golden Aster
Aster laevis - Smooth Blue Aster
Aster tenuifolium - Perennial Salt Marsh Aster
Liatris spicata - Blazing Star
Spirea tomentosa - Steeplebush
Solidago sempervirens - Seaside Goldenrod
Solidago erectus - Slender Goldenrod
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Hibiscus palutris - Rose Mallow
Helianthus giganteus - Giant Sunflower
Helainthus angustifolia - Narrow leaf Sunflower
Oenthera fruticosa - Sundrops
Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass
Schizachirium scoparium - Little Bluestem
Panicum virgatum - Switchgrass
Panicum amarun - Coastal Panic Grass
Typha angustifolius - Cattails
Penstemion digitalis - Beard Tongue
Kosteletzkya virginiana - Seashore Mallow
Eryngium aquaticum - Marsh Rattlesnake Master
Eupatorium perfoliatum - American Boneset
Eupatorium rotundafolium - Round leaf Boneset
Salvia lyrata - Lyre leaf Sage
Sedum ternatum - Wild Stonecrop
Lysimachia ciliata - Purple Fringed Loosestrife
Lysimachia lanceolata - Lance leaf Loosestrife
Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed
Butterflyweed - Asclepias tuberosa
Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia humifusa

The address is 703 Ambassador Drive Absecon, NJ 08201 which is located in Absecon Estates behind the Shoprite and City Hall/Heritage Park.

Organic vegetable plants will also be available for $1.00 each.
There will also be household goods for sale, from 2 -3 families.

The weather looks like its going to be splendid, so come on out and find bargains city-wide.