Mountain Maryland Native Plant Festival

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Saturday, May 14, 2016
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

New Germany State Park


Discover the important connection between native plants, people and wildlife!

  • A large variety of plants and seeds native to the mid-Atlantic will be available for sale (cash or check only) from these regional native plant nurseries. Advance orders are appreciated!

Enchanter’s Garden Native Plant Nursery
Hinton, West Virginia

Go Native Tree Farm
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Mount Savage Farm & Nursery
Mount Savage, Maryland

  • Scheduled walks, programs, and activities will highlight native plants and biodiversity. Featured speakers & general topics include:
        • Sunshine Brosi, Professor, Biology Department, Frostburg State University – edible native plants
        • Ian Caton, Owner, Enchanter’s Garden Native Plant Nursery – natives plants in the landscape
        • Candy DeBerry, Professor of Biology, Washington & Jefferson College – pollinators and natives plants
        • Sara Via, Professor, Departments of Biology & Entomology, University of Maryland – climate change and native plants
  • Experts from local organizations will answer questions on native plants and other conservation topics 

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Golden Alexanders, (Zizia aurea) ©

New Germany State Park and the Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society are co-sponsoring this FREE event. Your support of participating native plant nurseries through your plant purchases is deeply appreciated! Drinks & snacks will be available for purchase but feel free to bring your own picnic lunch. For more information visit or

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