D&R Greenway Land Trust
Spring 2022 Native Plant Sale
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 19, 2022, Princeton ~
D&R Greenway announces over fifty species of healthy local plants are ready for purchase at their annual Native Plant Sale. Planting natives enhances home gardens in natural beauty, attracts butterflies and birds in the landscape, and contributes to protection of a healthy bioregion. The Nursery is on the grounds of D&R Greenway’s Conservation Campus at the Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, [off Rosedale Road] Princeton, NJ. Native Plant Sale proceeds support D&R Greenway’s preservation and stewardship mission.
Tina Notas, Director of Land Stewardship for D&R Greenway, remarks, “Spring is a great time to add the joy of native plants to your backyard. There are so many gorgeous native plants to choose from that will benefit wildlife and support our ecosystem.”
D&R Greenway’s comprehensive online catalog for review provides images of in-stock plants, thorough plant descriptions, and pro-tips from D&R Greenway’s experienced Stewardship team. The catalog clearly addresses specific home garden conditions, such as filtered sun and varying soil conditions. Possibilities include “Herbaceous Shrubs, Plants and Trees” as well as popular Swamp milkweed, Sweet pepperbush ‘hummingbird’ and Echinacea, (Purple Coneflower).
D&R Greenway’s native trees, shrubs, perennial wildflowers, grasses, sedges and ferns are grown either on-site or purchased from reputable local native-plant growers. Native Plant Nursery specimens are grown from locally sourced starter plants, and are free of harmful nicotinoid insecticides. Planting natives that evolved locally requires less maintenance, in terms of fertilizer, water and pesticides.
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D&R Greenway Land Trust, an accredited nonprofit, has saved over 22,000+ acres of New Jersey land since its founding in 1989. By preserving land for life and creating public trails, it gives everyone the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. The land trust’s preserved farms and community gardens provide local organic food for our neighbors—including those most in need. Through strategic land conservation and stewardship, D&R Greenway combats climate change, protects birds and wildlife, and ensures clean drinking water for future generations. D&R Greenway’s mission is centered in connecting land with people from all walks of life.
Visit our Facebook and Instagram pages and www.drgreenway.org to learn about the organization’s latest news and virtual programs. D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place, Princeton NJ 08540. The best way to reach D&R Greenway staff is by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling D&R Greenway at 609-578-7470.