In response to the
COVID-19 pandemic, this year the Friends of Indiana Dunes will hold its
annual Native Plant Sale on a pre-order basis only.
There will be no
opening shopping of plant material.
The Native Plant
Sale pre-order forms are available for printing at dunefriends.org and a
link to the pre-order form can also be found on the Friends of Indiana Dunes
information or assistance concerning the pre-order form, contact the Native
Plant sale committee chair, Angel Gochee-Goins at (219) 707-3617 or email@example.com
More than 110
native plant species are available for pre-order, including woodland
flowering plants and ferns; dry, medium, and wet prairie flowering plants;
grasses, shrubs, and trees. As always, there is also large selection of
those hard-to-find woodlands and ferns. All varieties come in pots and most
species are native to Northwest Indiana, Northeast Illinois, and Southwest
The deadline for
submitting a completed native plant sale pre-order form is April 10. Please
be sure to include your phone and e-mail on the pre-order form in case
further changes occur. Pre-orders will be filled in the sequence in which
they are received, so please mail early.
Due to the current
closure of the Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center, the pickup location
for the Native Plant Sale pre-orders has been changed to the Friendsí new
office, at the northwest corner of Mineral Springs and Oak Hill roads in
Porter (GPS 41.629814 - 87.087099). You will be assigned a specific pick-up
time on Saturday, April 18, in accordance with the CDC guidelines.