Native Plant Sale - Saturday, October 21, 2023
Native plants bring beauty and habitat value to your garden. Discover the possibilities at our Native Plant Sale at Hidden Villa in Los Altos Hills on Saturday, October 21, 2023, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
The sale includes plants from the CNPS SCV Nursery as well as the Grassroots Ecology Nursery. For the first time since the pandemic started, plant shopping will be in the nursery and at the Grassroots Ecology booth. No preorders!
Browse T-shirts, books, posters, and note cards featuring native plants. Coyote Brush Studios will have a wide variety of products featuring California wildflower and wildlife, and Emily Chin will be there with pressed flowers art and more. Get help with your gardening questions at our Native Plant Advice Table where plant professionals and knowledgable native plant gardeners will answer your questions about growing native plants.
Success with Native Plants by Kevin Bryant. Kevin is a native plant landscape consultant and a past president of our Chapter.
Help us make the plant sale possible by volunteering. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F49A9A729AAFD0-plant24#/
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CNPS SCV is an all-volunteer organization -- our activities depend on our many volunteers. We welcome your help to fill these important volunteer roles.
Library Talk Helpers: We hold talks at libraries in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Several volunteers are for each talk to help with setup and check-ins. No experience is necessary. Sign up to help with an upcoming talk.
Growing Natives Garden Tour Co-Chair: We are looking for a volunteer to co-chair our Growing Natives Garden Tour committee (https://gngt.org/). This annual spring tour of native plant gardens in the Santa Clara Valley & Peninsula has provided inspiration for thousands of people since its inception in 2003. The position is an excellent opportunity to use your project planning skills to put on one of the premier native plant tours in the state.
The Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society covers Santa Clara County and southern San Mateo. Want to learn more about native plants? Support California's biodiversity? Join us! We welcome CNPS members and the public at our virtual and in-person activities.
The Chapter's Online Nursery Store is a great place to buy plants and more (delivery and pickup available)
Our Native Plant Lecture Series includes a wide variety of talks with a native plant focus. You can view past talks on our YouTube channel.
The Lake Cunningham Native Plant Garden provides opportunities to preserve and restore native plants
Santa Clara Valley Chapter of CNPS
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of California’s native plants and their natural habitats, today and into the future, through science, education, stewardship, gardening, and advocacy.
The Santa Clara Valley Chapter of CNPS covers Santa Clara County and southern San Mateo County. It offers activities focusing on the many aspects of native plants, from gardening, plant identification, and photography to conservation and rare plants. Activities include talks and lectures and workshops, field trips, native plant sales, wildflower show, restoration workdays, and more. The chapter was founded in 1972; more history can be found here.
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