South Jersey’s True Native Wildlife Plant Sale

Not all plant sales are the same!

Get your garden off to a great start after the long winter and come out to the Nature Center’s Spring Weekend Native Plant Sale on May 20 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As always, the focus of this Wildlife Plant Sale is on native plants that attract hummingbirds, butterflies and songbirds, and also have a strong ornamental appeal to many landscapes. In addition to 50 perennials and several species of milkweed, 10 species of native trees and shrubs will be available. The list of plants expected to be available can be found online at Lists can also be obtained by calling the Nature Center of Cape May at (609) 898-8848, and requesting that one be mailed, faxed or emailed to you. Feel free to stop by the Center at 1600 Delaware Ave. in the City of Cape May. Remember, there are no longer pre-orders.

Popular with locals and visitors alike, this sale has a well-established tradition of featuring plants that are native, adaptable and beneficial to wildlife, and plants that attract hummingbirds, butterflies and songbirds. In addition, very often these are plants that are not available anywhere else.

As always, the advantage of this plant sale is the opportunity to tap into the knowledge of long-time local gardeners, backyard habitat experts and master gardeners. It is the opportunity for enthusiasts and neophytes alike to obtain advice from these long time local gardeners that make this plant sale a much anticipated event for gardeners throughout the state.

The Nature Center of Cape May (NCCM) is situated on the rim of Cape May Harbor at 1600 Delaware Ave. in Cape May. One of 10 centers operated by New Jersey Audubon, the center provides family oriented programming in the marine sciences on a year-round basis. The public is invited to visit our campus, shop at the nature store and view the breathtaking harbor and its environment from the Trucksess Observation Tower.