The Mountain Maryland Native Plant Festival will take place at New Germany State Park tomorrow, Saturday, May 9th, from 10 am to 3 pm. A large variety of plants native to the mid-Atlantic will be available for purchase from regional native plant nurseries, and the event will feature presentations inside the Recreation Hall.
In addition to the presentations, there will be a variety of kid-friendly activities and guided walks suitable for all ages. Experts from a dozen local organizations and universities will also be available to answer questions on native plants and other conservation topics. For a complete list of activities, please see the attached brochure.
New Germany State Park and the Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society are co-sponsoring this FREE event to highlight the importance of native plants in the landscape, as well as other critical conservation topics for our region. Food, refreshments, and gift items will be available for purchase at the Lake House. For more information, please visit www.mdflora.org or call New Germany State Park at 301-895-5453.