On behalf of the East Bay CNPS Board, Native Here Nursery is pleased to announce the dates for the Fall Plant Sales. This season, special sales will be held at Native Here Nursery on:

Saturday, September 24th, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, September 25th from 10 am to 2 pm
The first of our Fall Plant Sale weekends kicks off in late September and we’ll a selection of native trees and flowers available at a discount.

Saturday, October 15th, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, October 16th, 10 am to 2pm
This October weekend sale will feature native bulbs as well as our regular selection of East Bay native plants.

Saturday, November 11th, 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, November 12th, 10 am to 2 pm
Are you waiting for manzanitas? Mark this weekend on your calendar as the time to get Arctostaphylos species at Native Here, along with other locally native plants that are ready in the fall.

Join us each weekend for a dazzling selection of locally native plants, including species of Arctostaphylos, Penstemon, Aristolochia, Epilobium, Salvia and more.

And of course we’ll continue to be open our regular hours: Tuesdays from 12 pm to 3 pm, Fridays from 9 am to 12 pm and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm.

If you’ve volunteered at our plant sales in the past and want to be involved again this year, please contact Steve Toby at plantfair@ebcnps.org. Even though our format is going to be a little different this year, we still need and your help and involvement to put on these fun events that get native plants into the lives of a new audience each year.

And stay tuned for the announcement of our early 2017 Plant Sale schedule.

In other news, Native Here Nursery is hiring! We’re looking for a new nursery assistant. You can read more about the job description here as well as how to apply. If the position sounds like something you or anyone you know would be interested in, please apply and share it widely.

Native Here Nursery is now on Instagram Follow us @nativehere. If you’re on Instagram and have photos of plants you bought from the nursery, or have a photo you’d like to share with us, tag #nativeherenursery for a chance to have your photo featured.

Native Here still needs watering volunteers. Even though the weather has cooled off (temporarily?), our native plants still need help getting enough water. If you or someone you know would like to spend an hour or so each week at our peaceful and serene growing grounds in Tilden, enjoying the sounds of the birds and the trees and helping native plants, contact us at NativeHere@ebcnps.org and let us know. The plants and our volunteer and staff will thank you.

Amy Leonard
Native Here Nursery manager