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Native Shrub Sale and Fall Fest for the Birds! (rain or shine)

September 30, 2023 @ 10:00 am 1:00 pm

Rain or Shine
Co-Sponsored with the Essex County Environmental Commission

Goldfinch in Clethra alnifolia

Itea virginica

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. 

Cash Only

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 ElderberrySambucus canandensis – $25 (2 gallon)
American Holly Maryland SpreaderIlex opaca ‘Maryland Dwarf’-$35 (3 gallon)
ArrowwoodViburnum dentatum -$25 (3 gallon)
Downy ServiceberryAmelanchier arborea –$30 (2 gallon)
Highbush BlueberryVaccinium corymbosum –$25 (2 gallon)
Oak Leaf HydrangeaHydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ ­–$35 (2 gallon)
SweetspireItea virginica –$30 (3 gallon)  

621 Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, New Jersey United States
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Overflow parking at Golf Course Across Street