Greetings from the Sierra Club's Shawnee Group of Southern Illinois. The Shawnee Group is an activist organization with dedicated members working on numerous, local issues such as natural areas management; endangered species, biodiversity and wilderness preservation.
Mark your calendars! Native Plant Sale!
Saturday, May 16
Second Annual Sierra Club Native Plant Sale
10 am til ? Come early – avoid disappointment!
Town Square Pavillion
Near intersection of US 51 North and Hwy 13 West
Large selection of plants native to southern Illinois – hardy, beautiful, pollinator friendly, and low maintenance. Plants are reasonably priced.
We will have more than 1000 plants of many species, including perennial wildflowers, grasses trees, shrubs, and vines for shade and sun. There will also be plants for rain gardens (moist to wet soil).
Our first native plant sale was very successful. We were virtually sold out by 1 pm, and almost 1000 native plants found new homes.
Our goals is hosting this event were:
- To encourage landscaping with native plants and
- To raise money
Both of these goals were fulfilled. We are excited about our second year – we expect to have many more plants and a greater number of species.