Do you want to turn your yard into a wildlife friendly habitat? Come to our IN PERSON Native Plant Sale to purchase native trees and shrubs.

October 2nd: 9am – 3pm

(908) 396-6568
[email protected]

Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
790 Ewing Ave, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

Come to the 2021 Autumn Native Plant Sale. This sale will feature native shrubs and trees carefully selected by our naturalists to support wildlife, birds, butterflies and other amazing pollinators. Plant native trees, shrubs and other vegetation that produce flowers, seeds, and berries. We also have a few butterfly friendly perennial flowers.

Our naturalists will be on hand to help guide you to the perfect plant for your yard. Do want to attract spicebush swallowtail butterflies? You need a spicebush. Do you want to watch hummingbirds? Plant a redbud tree as it blooms at the perfect time for our migrating hummingbirds. Do you have sun/shade, wet/dry conditions? Ask us to direct you to the best native plants for your yard.

Your purchase from our sale helps support wildlife as well as the conservation efforts of NJ Audubon.


Effective June 4, 2021, fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus.

Plants available at the sale include:

Trees: Sugar Maple, Paw Paw, Eastern Redbud and Flowering Dogwood

Shrubs: Lowbush Blueberry, American Witch-hazel, Spicebush, Shadbush, Black Elderberry, Arrowwood Viburnum, Steeplebush, Meadowsweet, Virginia Rose

We will also be holding a *Book Sale* and specials in our Gift Shop!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Each native tree or shrub is in a 1 gallon container and ready for planting. Each plant costs $20.

PLEASE NOTE: Though the plant sale will occur at each of the NJ Audubon Centers on Oct 2, availability will vary depending on location.