Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 1, 2021 

9 AM – 4 PM MST

Join us for a special spring plant sale to shop our nursery and stock up on native plants for your landscapes!

We will be offering Salvia amissa, or Santa Catalina Mountain Sage, 1 gallons for just $8 during our plant sale, along with our extensive plant offerings. Come shop our chemical-free, and pollinator-friendly native plants not found in box stores!

 

Patagonia Plants will be on hand selling veggie starts, Shooting Star Pottery will have beautiful handmade pottery, Patagonia Friends of the Library will be on hand selling books and the Patagonia Creative Arts Association will have wind chimes made by local children available for purchase.

Restoring native flora and habitat is a key piece of the Borderlands Restoration Network mission and one we enthusiastically invite you to participate in!

Come shop our native plant nursery and support the ongoing ecological restoration work of Borderlands Restoration Network.

Masks and social distancing required. The number of people in the nursery at one time will be monitored to ensure safety.

Founders Circle and Restoration Society members receive 10% off of purchases.

Visit www.borderlandsrestoration.org/donate for full details and to join. 

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Collecting, Saving, & Germinating Native Seeds - Bilingual Event

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

Instead of buying seeds, you can collect and save your own! Watershed Management Group is teaming up with Borderlands Restoration Network to offer you a virtual, bilingual workshop on native seed collection.

 

Collect seeds to germinate in your own yard, or pass on seeds to friends and family. May is a great time to collect seeds from spring wildflowers. This class will focus on how to steward and protect our native Sonoran Desert and help native plants reclaim our urban landscapes. 

 

This virtual class will be taught by, Cindy Hu, WMG’s Community & Youth Engagement Manager, Christian Aguilar, WMG Docent, Francesca Claverie, Native Plant Program Manager, and Perin McNelis, Assistant Native Plant Manager from Borderlands Restoration Network.

Native Plant Nursery Management and Propagation Class

May 22nd, 9AM - 4PM

Location: Borderlands Nursery & Seed Nursery, Patagonia

Join us for an informative class for those interested in propagating native plants or starting or managing a nursery (or building a greenhouse on your property). 

 

We will cover all things native plant nursery, including propagating native plants from both seeds and cuttings (seed and plant sourcing), plant lists, dormancy, mechanical scarification, temperature stratification, transplanting, pot sizes for retail vs. restoration needs, irrigation, soil type, timelines. We'll also dip into shade/greenhouse structures, and irrigation, as well as hardening off for planting.

 

Cost is $40/person (sliding scale pricing available). Lunch is not provided, but we will break at noon for one hour.

 

Class size limited to 10 for the in-person nursery class in Patagonia. [CLASS IS FULL]

 

***If enough interest in holding a zoom class we will offer a shorter class via zoom. ***

 

Email: horticulture@borderlandsrestoration.org to express interest in a virtual class. 

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