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Native plant kit pre-order available now!

May 1, 2020

 

 

Finding native flower seeds that are available near your home can be tricky. But if you want beautiful, native wildflowers that are ready to plant and can be picked up right in Scott County, you're in luck! The Scott SWCD is once again hosting our annual Native Plant Kit Sale!

 

Order kits online now through May 22

 

Special Shipping Note: Plant kits do NOT ship to your home. All orders will be available for pickup on Friday, June 5th from 8am-7pm at the Scott County Fairgrounds in Jordan, MN. 

 

Native wildflowers and grasses are a wonderful way to beautify your landscape while providing excellent habitat for song birds, pollinators and all sorts of other wildlife. We are selling native garden kits of live plants so you can easily plant our native garden.  All species featured in the garden kits are native to Minnesota, and once established require no watering, fertilizer or regular mowing. Even better, the flowers will come back year after year!

 

We are featuring five different kits this year, and each kit includes at least five different species of live, native plants and one grass/sedge. The kits total a whopping 36 1" plugs ready for planting! 

 

 

Kit 1: Pollinator Kit

  • This kit attracts pollinators AND provides beautiful color throughout the year

  • Prefers sunny areas and well-drained soils. The plants can survive some flooding

  • Includes: Prairie Coreopsis, Milkweed, Purple Coneflower, Sky Blue Aster, Prairie Dropseed, and more!

 

 

Kit 2: Monarch Kit

  • This kit provides vital habitat for Minnesota's  monarchs. It also provides colorful flowers for you that bloom the entire summer!

  • The flowers in this kit prefer full sun and moist to moderately drained soils

  • Species includes: five native flowers and one sedge. Including Butterfly Milkweed,  Sideoats Grama, Meadow Blazing Star, Showy Goldenrod, and more!

     

 

Kit 3: Songbird Kit

  • This kit will provide habitat and food sources for many native songbirds like the goldfinch, hummingbirds, and hoodpeckers

  • Plants prefers full sun and dry to moist soil

  • Species include: Yellow Coneflower, Cup Plant, Smooth Blue Aster, Big Bluestem, and more!

     

     

Kit 4: Woodland Edge

  • This kit is special because it's made for the shadier parts of your yard, AND it still provides year-round color and blooms!

  • Prefers shade and moist soils. For areas that receive less then six hours of sun everyday. 

  • Species includes: Anise Hyssop, Big Leafed Aster, Columbine, Brown Eyed Susan, Eastern Star Sedge and more!

     

     

Kit 5: Raingarden & Lakeshore

  • These plants were selected to survive flooding. They thrive near lakes, raingardens, and wetlands

  • Prefers saturated or poorly drained soils. Likes 6+ hours of sun.

  • Species includes: five types of native flowers and 1 sedge. Blue Flag Iris, Bebbs Sedge, New England Aster, Cardinal Flower and more!

     

Shop around and find the kit to match your needs.  Kits are available for pre-order now through May 22 at scottswcdtrees.com, by calling our main office line at 952-492-5425, or by emailing us at info@scottswcd.org.

 

Customers will pick up their pre-paid advance orders on June 5th at the Scott County Fairgrounds.