Native Plant Sale – 2023

Jeanette and Marilyn tend to the plants at the greenhouse at Kankakee Sands.

You can help us prepare for our 2023 sale!

Join us as we sow seed on Thursday, February 9 from 10:00 am to noon at the The Nature Conservancy’s Kankakee Sands greenhouse. Visit our Calendar of Events or follow us on Facebook to learn more.

Pick-up of pre-ordered plants will be Saturday, May 27, 2023

Order forms for our Native Plant Sale will be available on our website beginning in mid-April. Follow us on our Facebook page to get the latest news on our sale. The plant pick-up date is Saturday, May 27, 2023 at the Kankakee Sands Native Plant Nursery. As always, we’ll have extra plants available to browse during the pick-up time.

Seeds for our sale are locally collected by volunteers within the Kankakee Sands ecoregion. Our plants are grown and nurtured in The Nature Conservancy’s Kankakee Sands greenhouse. We ask for a $1 donation per plant. Your donation stays local and supports conservation efforts in Newton County, Indiana.

We are a certified “Grow Indiana Natives” member!

Friends of the Sands offers only native plants and we do not grow non-native, invasive plants. We are listed in the Buy Natives Directory for the Indiana Native Plant Society. We never use neonicotinoid pesticides or any pesticides on our plants.