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Lake Thoreau Environmental Center

Biological Sciences Spring Plant Sale!

The Big Sale was April 1, BUT we'll be selling leftovers for a couple of weeks.

What a great sale this year!!!  We will continue to sell leftovers for a few weeks.  We are out of many items, but still have some really great plants left.

Click here for an updated availability list. 


We have many unique connoisseur varieties including deciduous native and nativar varieties.  Forget what you think you know about azaleas and check out our selection.


This year we have a HUGE selection of native trees as well as many of our favorite shrubs for attracting birds and pollinators.  We have a very limited supply of American Beech and Calycanthus.


Each spring we provide you with some of the hottest hardy tropical plants around.  Of course, we’ll have bananas, palms, and elephant ears.  We have several varieities suitable for houseplants.

Fruit Trees:

Somewhere in your kitchen is an empty jar waiting to be filled with homemade preserves.  Don’t disappoint your jars!  Blueberries, pears, apples, peaches, mulberries, blackberries, and figs!  We have Chinese chestnuts and goji berries!

Asian selections:

Get your garden feng shui going with our selection of plants that are suited for Japanese style gardens including lots of evergreen confers of all sizes. Make a garden statement with one of our Chamaecyparis or Cryptomeria selections.  All of our selections are non-invasive.

Classic selections:

No southern garden is complete without Bridal Wreath, Sweet Olive, and Gardenia.  Add some new classics to your backyard with Dwarf Abelia, Silver Mist Juniper, and Drift Roses.  Yes, we’ll have some Eucalyptus.  We have tons of Hydrangeas!

Proceeds will benefit the outreach programs at Lake Thoreau Environmental Center.  Come get your hands dirty and help support your local nature center!

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Lake Thoreau Environmental Center
150 Lake Thoreau Road

Open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays

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