Native Plant Sale

Shop in person May 13 and 14 at Mayslake Peabody Estate.

2022 DuPage Forest Preserves Native Plant Sale

Think Global. Plant Local.


Shop in person May 13 and 14 for native flowers, grasses, shrubs and trees at Mayslake Peabody Estate at 1717 W. 31st Street in Oak Brook! This year's sale will be in-person only. Bring your own boxes for your plant purchases.

Here's a Native Plant Sale list of flowers, grasses, trees and shrubs that may be available for sale this year. Actual plant availability will be based on what the supplier delivers the week of the sale.

We'll see you there!

May 12
Ticketed In-person Presale Event (Sold Out!)
4 – 7 p.m.

May 13
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

May 14
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

All proceeds from the Native Plant Sale go to support educational programming at the Forest Preserve District. 


Free Wood Chips

Spruce up your garden with free wood chips, available for pick up on Saturday, May 14 and 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the native plant nursery at Blackwell Forest Preserve, 29W220 Mack Road in West Chicago. Homeowners can bring vehicles no larger than a pickup truck to take mulch; contractors are not allowed. A District employee will be on hand with a tractor to help fill trailer or truck beds. People who want smaller amounts should bring their own hand tools and containers to fill. 


Rain Barrels and Compost Bins for Sale

Rain barrels and compost bins are available for purchase through The Conservation Foundation can be picked up at the sale.



 Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) © Glenn Perricone


Native Plants and More Blog Stories

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County offers scores of nature-related programs and activities for grownups, kids, families and groups year-round. Click below to register for programs, reserve shelters and campsites or purchase permits, and we'll see you soon!

Reserve Facility
Purchase Permit