Wildflower Wonders 2014 is in the planning. Save this date: Saturday, May 3, 2014
- Please post our Poster - at your office, and ask if you can post it at your favorite grocery stores. Download copy of WW2014 Poster.
- FREE PLANT if you join CNPS or renew your CNPS membership, then choose a plant from Elderberry Farms!
- 2140 Chase Dr, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 on the American River Parkway at Soil Born Farms
- Suggested donation $5, but no one will be turned away.
FEATURING: Guest Speakers in the New Outdoor Classroom
- 10:30 - 11:30 Tom Landis, Monarch Butterfly Waystations
- 12:30 - 1:30 Kat Anderson, author of the seminal work "Tending the Wild"
- 2:30 - 3:30 Dan Gluesencamp, Executive Director of CNPS2:30 - 3:30 Dan Gluesencamp, Executive Director of CNPS
Wildflower Show and Plant Exhibit and
This year’s WW will be a showcase of native plants in their natural habitats of our greater Sacramento region.
Plant Community Expert Naturalists and Exhibitors
- Riparian Woodlands, Bonnie Ross
- Vernal Pools, Tara Collins MORE INFORMATION
- California Prairie, Glen Holstein, Ph.D
- Hawks, Honkers, & Hooters
- Living Wild, with author Alicia Funk
- Soil Born Farms (with food as well as information!)
- Bees are not optional!, Julie Serences & Pat Gilbert
- Ethnobotany, Michelle Stevens, Ph.D
Native Plant Sale (on-going, all day)
Once again, CNPS Chapter Nursery Elderberry Farms will team with wholesale nursery Cornflower Farms to bring you a wide variety of native plants for your garden. We will have a Gardening Expert table and a Maintenance Table - for those of you with questions about native plants already in your garden. We will also have free little Wildflower plants for the first 200 people! Plants available at WW2013: Cornflower Farms Plant List
Elderberry Farms Plant List Scientific Sort Elderberry Farms Plant List Common Name Sort (See plant photos in binders at Nursery.)
Discovery Zone for all us Kidz (in the Old Schoolhouse) (on-going, all day)
- Focus on Flowers - several microscopes
- Art table - with flowers in vases posing for the artists!
- Scavenger Hunt table (then go outside to gather for the hunt) Prizes for those who complete!
- Quiet corner - featuring a You-Tube video of the life cycle of the Swallowtail Pipevine Butterfly; plus California Gold’s Huell Howser episodes of Mather Vernal Pools and of the American River Parkway.
Suggested donation: $5 No one will be turned away for lack of funds.