Native plant bonanza for pollinators

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[Source: Middletown Transcript]

More than 120 varieties of native wildflowers, trees, shrubs, ferns and aquatic plants that will help attract and sustain pollinators are available this year from Delaware Nature Society.

Delaware Nature Society’s (DelNature) Annual Native Plant Sale tradition continues and is now online. The online preview starts Monday, May 4 at 9 a.m.

Customers can buy plants on Wednesday, May 6 at 9 a.m. through Monday, May 11 at 8 p.m. Quantities will be limited so be sure to shop early! The pickup location will be in New Castle County and disclosed at the time you buy the plants.

“Many things have changed these past few weeks, but nature always needs native plants. Not only are native plants beautiful, disease resistant and resilient, they also feed our native insects, birds and animals. By acting now, you can help preserve our precious wildlife—and the planet—for future generations. The online sale is going to be a plant lover’s dream. Most of the 3 growers are specialty growers featuring plants we normally don’t get to offer.” said Lori Athey, DelNature habitat coordinator.

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