Get Growing This Spring
OPEN NOW - MAY 29
Shop early for best selection.
Thousands of plants are available for sale at Lichterman Nature Center via online ordering. All plants are propagated onsite using environmentally sustainable horticultural practices, and potted in 100% recycled growing containers.
Our plants are predominantly native to the Mid-South. This sale features great butterfly plants like milkweeds and coneflowers. We'll have a special selection of two-year-old plants that will leap into full glory the first year in the ground. We’ll also offer popular nonnatives like fuchsia, salvia and succulents, as well as annual flowers, vegetables and herbs.
For online plant ordering questions or advice, call Lichterman’s Plant Activities Coordinator, Anne Ballentine, at 901.570.2919. Anne will be able to take your call from 10 am until 2 pm Tuesday through Saturday through May 29, 2021.
Appointments times for onsite sales will be from 11 am to 1:30 pm Tuesday- Saturday through May 29, 2021. To make your appointment, call Lichterman’s Plant Activities Coordinator, Anne Ballentine, at 901.570.2919. Anne will be able to take your call from 10 am until 2 pm Tuesday through Saturday through May 29, 2021.
Please follow these simple steps to get these amazing plants into your garden via online ordering:
1. Use the Order Form to let us know how many of each type of plant you want and email to Nature.Reservations [at] memphistn [dot] gov
· Call Anne as described above for pre order questions.
· Quantities are limited. Orders will be filled “first come, first served” based on date of payment
· The Plant Information & Image File contains images and descriptive information about each plant offered for sale
2. Our Reservations Desk will contact you to arrange credit card payment for your order and email you a receipt with pick-up time.
· Pick up times will be from 9 am until noon, Tuesday through Saturday.
· The number of orders available for pick up at one time will be a determined in accordance with Shelby County Health Department directives
· This socially distanced sale will end on May 29.
3. Drive to Lichterman Nature Center at the designated day and time. Place your receipt in your windshield (or show to Plant Loader on your mobile device)
4. Open your trunk, and we will load your plants in corrugated cardboard trays.
5. Enjoy your plants!
Plant Sale revenue directly supports environmental education in our community!