Restoring our environment
one plant at a time

Join us for our 3rd Annual
2024 Native Plant Sale!

Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 9am - 2pm CT

Thousands of plants will be available. Or, pre-order your garden design package by May 12th.

2024 Native Plant Sale Packages

Pre-order is now available for our 3rd Annual Native Plant Sale! Choose from 9 different native plant packages.

Sag Moraine is an all-volunteer organization. All proceeds from the plant sale fund Sag Moraine educational programs and native plant initiatives.
We thank you for your support!

Upcoming Events

Sag Moraine provides regular education opportunities for the community.  Join us as we learn about native plants and ecological landscaping.

FREE WEBINAR

The Ins and Outs of Creating a Native Pollinator Garden

Wednesday, April 24 at 7:00 PM CT

Adding native plants to your landscape is one of the best things you can do to create a healthier ecosystem and assist our declining pollinator populations. When you plant native, your yard will come alive with bursts of color, butterflies, and birds. Native plants will also ultimately reduce the amount of money and time you invest in your landscape. If you have considered planting natives in your yard and need a little guidance, then you have found the right place. In this webinar we will provide a step by step guide to planting and caring for your native garden.

FREE WEBINAR

Beautiful and Easy Native Plants for Birds

Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00 PM CT

In this webinar, we explore a variety of stunning native plants that not only add beauty to your landscape but also provide a vital food source for birds throughout the year. From seeds to nectar-rich flowers, these plants are sure to attract a diverse array of feathered friends to your garden. Whether you’re looking to attract songbirds, hummingbirds, or other species, these plants are sure to make your garden a favorite hangout spot for birds of all kinds.

FREE WEBINAR

Beautiful and Easy Native Plants for Pollinators

Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00 PM CT

Join us as we showcase a variety of native plants that provide food and shelter for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators throughout the year. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting, these plants are low-maintenance and perfect for beginners. From colorful flowers to lush foliage, these plants not only enhance your landscape but also play a crucial role in the ecosystem.

About Sag Moraine Native Plant Community

Located in northeast Illinois, we are dedicated to restoring native plants to our residential, business and public landscapes. Loss of natural habitat and the native plants within has led to an alarming decline in pollinators, birds, and ecosystem health. This problem can only be solved through the efforts of private landowners, not government legislation. More than 85% of Illinois is privately owned. What we plant at our own home or business can have great impact on our environment. Together we can make a difference!

We cannot in fairness rail against those who destroy the rain forest or threaten the spotted owl when we have made our own yards uninhabitable.

~ Sara Stein

Community

Sag Moraine is a non-political community of people who value the promotion of native plants for the protection of our local ecosystems. We provide regular opportunities to connect, learn and share ideas both remotely and in person. Please join us as we restore our environment one plant at a time.

eastern bluebirds on crabapple tree
Eastern bluebirds on crabapple tree
monarch butterfly on blue hyssop
monarch butterfly on blue hyssop

Conservation

Sag Moraine encourages thoughtful plant choices that ecologically benefit our environment. We respect the rich natural history of our area and believe that many small things make a big difference. Every time we choose a native plant for our landscape we create a more vital and sustainable ecosystem.

Announcing Our Collaboration with The Illinois Monarch Project & Brookfield Zoo

The Illinois Monarch ProjectBrookfield Zoo and Sag Moraine Native Plant Community are teaming up to create “Partnerships for Pollinators”, a series of events in 2024 to promote monarch conservation efforts in Illinois. Our shared mission: to preserve habitats, plant native species, and ensure a thriving future for monarch butterflies and pollinators.

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