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native plant sales

We welcome you to our 2017 May & June Plant Sales!

Preserve and protect native plants by adding them to your landscape.

Support native pollinators and birds and all that depend on them.

Proceeds support the work of Rhode Island Wild Plant Society

Spring is a great time to divide your perennial native plants. We appreciate any plants you could donate.
  • See the Suggested list of plants to donate 2017 for an idea of the plants we could accept.  Ask us about other native plants that you wish to donate.  Please know we are increasingly focusing on Rhode Island native plants.
  • Digging and potting plants now, encourages root development for healthy and hardy plants at the sales. We can help you with the digging and potting.
  • We are looking for 4 inch pots.
 email plantsales@riwps.org or call 401-353-6577 (Linda McDaniel)

Saturday, June 3:  People of all levels of knowledge of native plants welcome to help with the sale. Don’t think you know enough? Sign up for the April 30 program What Plants for Your Landscape?  and/or May 20 program What Ferns Grasses and Shrubs for Your Landscape?  At the sale we will place people where they are most comfortable.

Friday, June 2: People to set and transport plants from various locations to East Farm. If you have a van or truck, we would especially appreciate your help.

The sales are a great opportunity to get to know other members and friends of RIWPS  and to support our mission.

email plantsales@riwps.org or call 401-353-6577 (Linda McDaniel)

Think Spring! 

Think Early Native Plant Sale!

Find many Rhode Island natives including Rhody Native™, and some natives from NE and Eastern North America that are especially suited to our soils.  We feature Spring Ephemerals & Early Bloomers, some are often hard to find in local nurseries.  Find other perennials and shrubs as well.

  • delight in their beauty
  • attract the birds, butterflies and other pollinators they sustain
  • enjoy their suitability for our climate and soils
  •  increase biodiversity in your landscape


• Look for our booth at the URI Spring Festival, (formerly the URI East Farm Festival).
• Festival activities will extend from the Fine Arts Parking lot to the Botanical Center at the URI Campus in Kingston, RI).   
• RIWPS booth is scheduled to be behind the URI Botanical Center.
• Google Driving Directions to the festival.  URI Spring Festival staff/volunteers will be directing cars to festival parking.


Think A Complete Selection of Native Plants!

Think Best Native Plant Sale in Rhode Island!

Why the best? We have …

  • a vast variety of native shrubs and trees as well as summer and fall blooming native perennials for shade, sun, dry and wet conditions *
  • native substitutes for invasive species and plants
  • native plants that will attract pollinators
  • locally sourced and grown Rhody Native™
  • special collectors plants
  • native plant experts available to assist home gardeners find the right plant for their particular landscape settings

Bring a friend! Bring a wagon!

Members can shop starting at 8 am.
Not yet a member? Join now

*Our inventory continues to grow. Plant list will be available closer to the date of the sale.

From our archives

2016 Plant Sales