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Lake Thoreau Environmental Center

Biological Sciences Spring Plant Sale!

We had a great Spring Plant Sale!  We do have a few leftovers.  See list below.  We will sell plants until Easter.

Availability list!!!


We have many unique connoisseur varieties including deciduous 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..


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!

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-onvasive.

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.

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

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