REGION — Warm weather is coming, and it’s time to start thinking about your garden. Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District is pleased to offer an amazing list of native plants for beginning to advanced gardeners throughout Oxford County and the surrounding area. We will also be offering wildflower seed mixes with a variety of native and naturalized annuals and perennials to provide your yard with years of color. This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year and proceeds support our educational programs in Oxford County.

We have a large selection of flowering perennials, herbs, groundcovers, edible plants, shrubs, and trees. Some crowd favorites include Echinacea, Aster, Milkweed, Meadowsweet, and Ostrich Fern; several varieties of low bush, half-high, and highbush blueberries are available; and both deciduous and evergreen seedlings are being offered. Nearly 1,500 species of native plants are found in Maine.

They provide food, fiber, and habitat for wildlife and humans. All of the plants on our list are either native, or proven to be beneficial to pollinators and wildlife, and are not dug from the wild or invasive. We offer plants that are not only beautiful but also serve an ecological function in our landscapes.

Conservation-focused gardening is fun, interesting, and rewarding. For more information about gardening with native plants, go to or visit our website at

Our Native Plant and Seed order form is available to download on our website at or by contacting OCSWCD at or 207-744-3119.

All orders must be received by Friday, May 3 and pick-up day will be Friday, May 24 at the Oxford County Cooperative Extension Office: 9 Olson Road in Paris.
Oxford County Soil & Water Conservation District is an equal-opportunity employer and provider.

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