Gardeners: Native plants for sale in Jefferson, Clallam counties

By Peninsula Daily News staff

PORT TOWNSEND — The 22nd annual Jefferson County Conservation District native plant sale is under way.

As a fundraiser for district programs, the sale offers affordable, native bare-root plants to promote wildlife habitat enhancement and environmentally friendly landscaping.

Orders can be placed until Friday for pickup between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Port Townsend or between 10 a.m. and noon at the Quilcene Community Center.

All plants left over (not sold by preordering) will be available for sale at the fairgrounds Feb. 23 only.

There are a total of 28 different species, including small and large deciduous trees and shrubs, a few ground-cover plants and many types of evergreens and conifers.

These include quaking aspen, Pacific crabapple, madrone, paper birch, vine maple, red flowering currant, Pacific dogwood, red osier dogwood, red elderberry, blue elderberry, black twinberry, serviceberry, Nootka rose, baldhip rose, snowberry, Indian plum, tall Oregon grape, low Oregon grape, sword fern, Douglas fir, grand fir, noble fir, shore pine, Sitka spruce, Western red cedar, Western hemlock, Alaska yellow cedar and incense cedar.

To order, visit www.jeffersoncd.org, phone 360-385-4105 or email info@jeffersoncd.org.

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Here's an earlier story about Clallam native plants for sale:

PORT ANGELES — Deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 12, to order native plants through Clallam Conservation District's annual Native Plant Sale.

The bare-root tree and shrub seedlings are sold in bundles of 10 and 25 and range in price from $15 to $25 per bundle.

Conifer trees remaining include Douglas fir, grand fir, shore pine, Sitka spruce, and western red cedar; deciduous trees include big leaf maple, Pacific crabapple, red alder, Rocky Mountain maple and vine maple; deciduous shrubs include blue elderberry, indian plum, mock orange, ninebark, Nootka rose, red elderberry, red flowering currant, red osier dogwood, and twinberry; and evergreen shrubs include tall Oregon grape.

The Conservation District conducts the annual plant sale to provide affordable native plants for wildlife habitat enhancement and environmentally friendly home or office landscaping.

Plants will be available for pick-up at Lazy J Tree Farm, 225 Gehrke Road, Port Angeles, on March 2.

Order forms are available by visiting the district's website, www.clallamcd.org; stopping by its office at 1601 E. Front St., Building/Suite A, in Port Angeles; or by phoning 360-452-1912 ext. 5.

Orders will only be taken through Feb. 12.

Last modified: February 09. 2013 10:35PM
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