2015 Annual Native Plant Sale Report
Site Manager, Jay Rastogi reports on the 2015 Annual Native Plant sale which occured on April 25th and 26th. Proceeds support the Nature Sanctuary's restoration programs. You can read Jay's full report here.
Keep your eyes out for next year's plant sale occuring in the Spring of 2016. Here, you will be able to see the complete list of plants we will have for sale, including light and soil moisture preferences.
Volunteer Parking Attendants will guide you to the closest available parking areas. In addition to our parking lot at the end of Nelthorpe Street (follow the signs along the trail) and at the end of Swan Lake Road (follow the signs along the boardwalk). We intend to reserve space for handicapped parking but it will be limited and may be located in the plant loading area (a short walk from the entrance gate).
Cash? Cheque? Credit Cards? Debit?
The fastest way to pay for your purchases is by cash. We have 2 electronic payment terminals at the exit table if you prefer to pay by Visa, Master Card or Debit. We also accept cheques payable to Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary.
Pre-order your Plants
For large orders, strata councils', and municipalities' orders, this year you may place an order in advance. Pre-orders must total more than $100.00. Prices are subject to 7% PST. To place a pre-order email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-727-0653.
You may pre-order one week prior to the sales event. Deadline for pre-orders will be the Monday before the plant sale.
The Friends of the Sanctuary members' discount of 10% applies to plant purchases all year! Please check your membership status and become a member in advance of the sale: call 250-479-0211 or email email@example.com. At the entrance gate we will confirm your membership status. You can fill out a short membership form and pay $35 (cash please) at the entrance gate, too.
Do You Want To Help?
Volunteers are needed to help price plants, work at the sales table, sell refreshments, monitor traffic, hand out event information, and set up and take down. Questions about volunteering? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Print a Native Plant Sale Volunteer Application Form.