Spring native plant sale at Parrish nursery

HERALD STAFF REPORTJanuary 31, 2014 

PARRISH -- The Florida Native Plant Society and the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program will hold their 13th Annual Spring Native Plant Festival and Sale on April 5 at Sweetbay Nursery, 10824 Erie Road in Parrish.

Plants In the sale include a large selection of native trees, shrubs, grasses and blooming wildflowers. There will also be Flori-mulch for sale, made from the exotic invasive maleleuca tree. Members of the Florida Native Plant Society will receive 20 percent off the entire purchase.

The sale is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public. There will also be information available from local nature groups including Manatee Audubon, Sierra Club, Sarasota Bay Estuary Program and more.

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