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Leaf Icon Saturday, May 28, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Kick off summer by welcoming wildlife into your yard with beautiful, beneficial native plants! Join Summit Metro Parks staff and local native plant nurseries to learn more about the vital role of native plants in our ecosystem. Browse a wide variety of plants available for purchase, or attend an educational session to better understand how to incorporate native plants into your landscaping. Summit Metro Parks is offering a free plant to all attendees, while supplies last. Vendors include Auburn Native Plants, Companion Plants, Maple Leaf Gifts, Natives in Harmony, Native Roots, Powell’s Native Wildflowers, Riverside Native Trees, Working Gardens, and Slymans Food Truck with music by CLE Music Group. Seminars and hands-on activities will include: Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden (10:30-11 am), Providing Nesting Opportunities for Pollinators (11:30 am-12 pm), Restoring the Natural Landscape at Valley View (12:30-1 pm) & Guided Valley View Hike (2-3 pm). CV/Valley View