Chattanooga Now Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center hosts 31st annual Fall Native Plant Sale

Chattanooga Now Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center hosts 31st annual Fall Native Plant Sale

October 5th, 2017 by Staff Report in Chattnow Outabout

Azaleas are among the shrubs that will be for sale at Reflection Riding's Fall Native Plant Sale.

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

Oakleaf hydrangeas are among native plants that visitors will find for sale at Reflection Riding Plant Sale.

Oakleaf hydrangeas are among native plants that visitors...

Photo by Dan McLaughlin

Do the cooler temperatures make you want to spend time in the garden again? Before turning the earth, visit the Fall Native Plant Sale at Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center, 400 Garden Road, to choose your plants.

The sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6-7. Admission is free and anyone who purchases a plant will receive free admission to Reflection Riding Arboretum for the day.

This 31st annual native plant sale offers the region's' best selection of indigenous trees, shrubs, grasses, wildflowers and perennials. RRANC staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions during the sale.

Educational workshops will be offered both days, as well as tram rides through the property.

For more information: 423-821-1160.

Schedule

Friday
10 a.m. Fall Wildflower Tram Ride with naturalist Michael Green

11:15 a.m. Why Fall is the Best Time to Plant, by Master Gardener Chris Mahoney

12:30 p.m. Native Plants for Erosion Control, by city water quality expert Lyn Rutherford

1:45 p.m. Fall Wildflower Tram Ride with naturalist Michael Green

3 p.m. Meet RRANC animal ambassadors

Saturday
10 a.m. Fall Wildflower Tram Ride with naturalist Michael Green

10 a.m. Tree Diseases, by city forester Gene Hyde

11:15 a.m. Fall Plantings for Hummingbirds, by Master Gardener Chris Mahoney

12:30 p.m. Attracting Pollinators with Fall Plantings, by Ann Brown, Wild Ones member

1:30 p.m. Fall Wildflower Tram Ride with naturalist Michael Green

2:45 p.m. Plant Propogation Methods, by Sally Wencel, Wild Ones member

Source: Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center