Orders being taken for annual Whatcom native plant sale

Whatcom Conservation District is taking pre-orders through March 16 for its 22nd annual native plant sale.

The district will have 40 species of native, bareroot trees and shrubs, along with a variety of potted perennials, at the sale and expo on Saturday, March 28, at Whatcom Community College’s Roe Studio, 237 W. Kellogg Road, Bellingham. The event will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pre-order plants are sold in bundles and require a $100 minimum purchase. Pre-orders require a 50 percent deposit and must be received at the district office by Monday, March 16. Pre-order pick up will be available before the open sale between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday, March 27 , at the college. Orders also can be picked up at the open sale on March 28.

Order forms and plant descriptions are available on the district’s website, http://www.whatcomcd.org/, or can be requested from the district office at 360-526-2381 or WCD@whatcomcd.org.