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Annual Native Plant Sale

Celebrate with us as you purchase native plants for your spring projects!

White Plant Leaves

In-Person Plant Sale & Celebration

Our in-person sale will be held on Saturday, March 16th from 9AM-2PM at Pioneer Park in Ferndale! Pioneer Park is located at : 2004 Cherry Street, Ferndale, WA 98248. We will continue to update this page with information on the vendors & exhibitors who will be joining us in celebrating native plants!

Online Pre-orders

Plant orders can be made now until March 1st through our online shop! A $100 minimum will apply to pre-orders. We look forward to seeing customers at the drive through order pick up, on Friday, March 15th, from 9AM to 3PM, at Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association: 3057 E Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226 or at the in-person sale March 16th.


The purpose of the WCD’s annual plant sale is to promote the stewardship and conservation of our natural resources. The plants sold at this sale are “conservation grade”, which means they are graded on their ability to survive, not on their ornamental value. Seedling plants are not large (generally between 10” and 36” tall), so your order will fit in the trunk or back seat of your car. On March 15th, you can drive through our pick up event and we will put the order in your vehicle. Pick ups on March 16th, at the in-person sale will not be drive through capable. 

Planting native trees and shrubs can provide many positive benefits to your property and the natural environment such as improved water quality, enhanced fish and wildlife habitat, reduction of wind and soil erosion, cleaner air, reduction of energy costs, and beautification of your property! This sale is a great opportunity to purchase low cost native plants and to get them in the ground before the growing season begins. Experienced conservationists will be available to answer your native plant questions.

The event is a self-supporting program of the Whatcom Conservation District with support by loyal volunteers and local businesses.

Stocked native plants
Rhodedendron Plugs from the 2022 Native Plant Sale

We hope you will join us and fill your landscape with beautiful, low-maintenance native plants. For more information or to volunteer, email

or call (360) 526-2375  

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Special thanks to our 2024 partners & hosts:
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association & The City of Ferndale


How to Purchase Plants

Online Orders: Orders can be made now until Friday, March 1st, 2024 at 4:30 PM. Orders require a $100 minimum. Plant orders are bundled for you and can be picked-up Friday, March 15th at Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association: 3057 E Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA or March 16th at the in-person sale. 


If you have difficulty meeting the minimum, consider going in with a friend or neighbor, or come to the in-person sale! All species will be available for individual purchase at the in-person sale on Saturday, March 18th.  



In-Person: The 2024 in-person sale will be held on Saturday, March 16th at Pioneer Park, 2004 Cherry Street, Ferndale, WA 98248. All species will be available for individual purchase and there will be other exhibitors and vendors from across Whatcom County there.  



Please keep in mind that we cannot guarantee availability of plants on the list below. We order our plants six to twelve months before the sale and uncontrollable situations, such as crop failure, could prevent us from having all species listed in stock.  


Information can also be requested from the WCD office by email or by calling (360) 526-2375 

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Scroll Through The 2024 Species

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Additional Info and Links

A man and a woman picking up plants at teh 2019 Plant Sale

Check out past Native Plant Sales!

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