MPF and the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, April 29, at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds (3001 N. Grant Ave., Springfield, MO 65803) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go to Gate 10, on the North side of the fairgrounds, off Smith Street/Zoo Park Road. The gate is labeled and on the left just past the entrance to Hillcrest High School. There are other events happening at the fairgrounds, and Gate 10 puts you directly in the right spot!
Native plants beautify landscapes and help support songbirds and other cherished wildlife. Buy native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, trees, vines, sedges, and native seed from Grow Native! professional members.
Vendors: Forrest Keeling, Gaylena’s Gardens, Watershed Natives
Shoppers can stroll through the sale and purchase plants from each vendor. Shoppers can also pre-order plants and have their orders ready for pick up at the event. The following vendors are accepting pre-orders. When placing your pre-orders, please include your phone number and note that the order is for the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds sale in Springfield on April 29:
View the plant list here: https://www.facebook.com/Gaylenas-Garden-103825317932028 and email order to email@example.com by April 27.
Forrest Keeling Nursery
Order via https://forrest-keeling-nursery.myshopify.com/ by __________ at __________.
Some vendors accept cash, check, or credit cards; some only cash or checks. Shoppers are encouraged to bring their own crates or boxes for bringing their purchased plants home. Volunteers will be available to load plants into vehicles for those needing assistance.
Photo: Ed Spevak