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2023 Plant Sale

Preorders for KCD’s 2023 Native Plant Sale will open on November 15. Plants will be distributed next March at the Tukwila Community Center.

We have moved the Online Plant Sale Store to a new platform this year. We hope that you will enjoy the new shopping experience.

The 2023 sale will be pre-orders only. All sales will be final. Thank you to everyone who came out last year, and we look forward to seeing you again this year!

The sale offers a variety of native trees and shrubs for conservation purposes such as wildlife habitat, windbreaks, hedgerows, reforestation and stream enhancement. They also work great on home and garden projects. A majority of the plants offered are bareroot stock which means they do not come in pots or burlap bags, but are harvested from the field in winter when the plants are dormant and ready to be replanted. Bareroot plants are affordable, hardy, have well-developed roots, and are easy to handle, transport and plant.

We do sell out of plants, so order early for the best deals and availability!

We are again doing scheduled pick-up day and time. This year, we are using SignUpGenius for scheduling pick-up day and time. We ask that you stick to your selected pick-up date and time so that customer lines and wait times will be minimized.

All orders must be picked up by 4pm on Sunday, March 5. If you cannot arrive during your pickup window, please let us know. If you do not pick up your order, we will be calling you.

Download these handy calendar reminders about the Plant Sale Store Opening on November 15!

  • KCD Plant Sale Pick-Up.iCal

Download these handy calendar reminders about the Plant Sale Pickup in March of 2023!

  • KCD Plant Sale Pick-Up.iCalKCD Plant Sale Pick-Up.iCal

Looking for help picking the right plants for you?

Get a head start on planning your purchases before the store goes live in November. This helpful spreadsheet is available to sort plant sale items by the various categories.

Download the 2023 KCD Native Plant List Spreadsheet (XLS)

We’ve built out a way to explore the native plants from our store. Take an interactive tour of information about native plants, plant care, and which native plants are right for you:

  • KCD 2021 Native Plant Descriptions Our handy native plant guide includes info on plant characteristics from moisture and sunlight preferences to bloom times and pollinator value:
    KCD Native Plant Descriptions (Adobe Acrobat PDF)

For more information, contact plantsale@kingcd.org.

Northwest Pollinator Seed Mix is not available this year. You may find it or similar products from the following sources:

And much more information here: Xerces Pacific Northwest Pollinator Resource Center

Pick-up Days Traffic Alert! Bridge Closure

Please leave plenty of time to get to the Tukwila Community Center. Again this year the 42nd St/Allentown Bridge is closed between Interurban the Tukwila Community Center and you will need to approach the Community Center from the east via 129th St or from the north via 42nd Ave. Please enter the Community Center parking lot on S 124th St. Truck traffic may impact your travel, even on the weekend. WE RECOMMEND approaching from East Marginal Way/42nd. PLEASE obey the 25MPH SPEED LIMIT through the Allentown residential neighborhood!

Click here to use GoogleMaps for routing assistance.

KCD Native Plant Sale Pickup Day Map

We ask that customers park in the main parking lot and walk up to the gym garage door located on the Northeast corner of the Tukwila Community Center near the baseball field (see map). Look for direction signage indicating where the line is forming. KCD Staff will be available to direct you to parking and the line.

Please bring your order number with you on your phone or printed out. Upon picking up your order, we ask that you check the contents of your order carefully before you leave to make sure there are no errors. If there are errors, please see KCD Staff at the information table before leaving the Tukwila Community Center.

If you have any questions about your order, please contact plantsale@kingcd.org or call 425-773-0320 and leave a message.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday or Sunday. Please be prompt for your selected date and time.


Tips

Need tips on planting your bareroot plants?  Download KCD’s Bareroot Planting Fact Sheet.

Nurseries

For a list of local nurseries that carry native plants, visit our Native Plant Nurseries List or these sites for additional listings:

King County’s Native plant nurseries in Washington State (external link)

Other Native Plant Sales

Many organization offer native plant sales.

Jefferson Conservation District

Kitsap Conservation District

Pierce Conservation District

Skagit Conservation District

Snohomish Conservation District

Thurston Conservation District

Whatcom Conservation District

Whidbey Island Conservation District

Washington Native Plant Society Plant Sales

Other Sources for More Information on Native Plants (External Links)

Research plants, view photos, and create plant lists on King County Go Native

Washington Native Plant Society

USDA Plants Database

Books (External Links)

Plants Of The Pacific Northwest Coast by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon

Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest and Living with Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest by Russell Link

Real Gardens Grow Natives: Design, Plant, and Enjoy a Healthy Northwest Garden by Eileen M. Stark

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