Robert E. Lee Park Hosts Native Plant Sale This Weekend

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You know what they say about April showers… so head over to Robert E. Lee Park this weekend to get some native plants to use in your next garden beautification project. Native plants are easier to maintain, and specific selections influence the lives of butterflies, birds and other wildlife. Knowledgeable gardeners will be on hand to help you learn about the importance of landscaping with plants native to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed; bring photos or  sketches of your garden to receive expert planting advice. More info after the jump.

Where: Robert E. Lee Park (1000 Lakeside Drive 21210)

When: Saturday, May 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (raindate: Sunday, May 4).

*   A variety of deer-resistant plants will be available for sale.
*  All plants carefully selected by members of the Guilford Garden Club from local nurseries (MD, PA) specializing in plants native to the Chesapeake Bay  Watershed
*   While you’re here, be sure to check out the progress of Acorn Hill, the new children’s natural play area in the Park.
*   All sales are cash or check only.

*   For more details, check the RELPNC website:

 *   The sale of these hand-selected plants is co-sponsored by the Robert E. Lee Park Nature Council and the Guilford Garden Club. All sales are cash or check only.

Enter from the Park’s main entrance on Lakeside Drive or from the Falls Road light rail parking lot; take the boardwalk into the park to the bridge below Lake Roland Dam.

Edited from Press Release

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