Native Shrub Sale and Fall Fest for the Birds!
September 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rain Date: Sunday October 1
Co-Sponsored with the Essex County Environmental Commission
Goldfinch in Clethra alnifolia
Learn how to create a bird friendly yard, buy native shrubs that help birds, and explore the Essex County Environmental Center on guided nature hikes.
10-10:45. Presentation “Creating a Bird-Friendly Yard”
Deb Ellis, Essex Chapter Leader.
Learn to create a bird haven in your yard by adding native shrubs and flowers.
11:00, 11:45, 12:30. 30 minute Guided Nature Walks
Explore the woods and see native plants with expert guides! All ages welcome.
11-1: Kids’ Art Activity
Kids can enjoy making nature-themed bookmarks of their own design – birds, bugs, trees, flowers, or whatever their imagination creates!
11-1. Native Shrub Sale – Fall is the best time to plant shrubs! Shrubs from Gino’s Nursery. Seven species available for pre-order; more will be at the sale.
To pre-order, please email between Sept. 11-14 with your desired shrubs and amounts.
Pre-order ONLY for NPSNJ members. Payment at pick-up.
American Black Elderberry, Sambucus canandensis – $25 (2 gallon)
American Holly Maryland Spreader, Ilex opaca ‘Maryland Dwarf’-$35 (3 gallon)
Arrowwood, Viburnum dentatum -$25 (3 gallon)
Downy Serviceberry, Amelanchier arborea –$30 (2 gallon)
Highbush Blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum –$25 (2 gallon)
Oak Leaf Hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ –$35 (2 gallon)
Sweetspire, Itea virginica –$30 (3 gallon)
Overflow parking at Golf Course Across Street