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Native Illinois Plant Sale – Canceled

Saturday, May 30, 2020 | 8:30-11A | Public Works

The City of Wheaton, Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission, and the Wheaton Park District encourage residents to plant native plants in future landscape projects. Native plants are adapted to the soils and climate of our area. Native plants provide a habitat for a wide variety of native wildlife species, provide an attractive, low maintenance landscape and are beneficial because they do not require irrigation or fertilizer, are resistant to drought and insects, and will not harm or degrade native ecosystems.

Native Plants List (PDF)

*Event location has changed to Commuter Lot #9 in Wheaton, Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/9VgXfebsVcaUT3jr6 

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Rain Barrels

Rain barrels may be purchased to support conservation from:


Rain barrels sell for $75.00 and include a complete diversion kit! Cinder block stands are also available for an additional $10.00.

Installation and delivery within 10 miles of Cantigny Park is available for $25.00.

Anyone interested in pre-ordering can contact Scott Witte at Scott.Witte@ProBee1.com.

Conservation Foundation
Pre-Order a rain barrel through The Conservation Foundation on the Upcycle Products website and have it available for pickup at the Native Plant Sale.

Pricing for various rain barrels options and accessories are listed on the website.

A portion of all rain barrel sales through this site will be donated to the Conservation Foundation.


May 30, 2020
8:30 am - 11:00 am
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Commuter Lot 9
W Liberty Dr & S Carlton Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States
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