McKinney to host huge plant sale

March 14, 2017 by  

McKinney gardeners who are looking for something unique for their collection are invited to attend an event that will give them an opportunity to purchase plants that have been selected due to their suitability for the local conditions.

The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary will be hosting the sale, which will feature native plants as well as cultivars that are well adapted to the area and also unusual and hard to find herbs. Native milkweeds for monarch butterflies and other pollen and nectar rich plants are among those that will be will be available, and booklet printing can be utilized to produce care guides for each of the species being offered for sale. The monies raised will be contributed to the museum and sanctuary.

While the event will be open to the public, the first day has been reserved for museum members only, and guests will not be admitted. The organizers have recommended that anyone who wants to have the best selection possible should sign up for a membership so that they can shop early. This can be done either before the day of the event or onsite before entering the sale.

The members-only sale will take place in the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary on April 21, while the general public is invited to come out on April 22 or 23. Anyone who would like to find out more can do so by visiting the institution’s website.