Talia's yard 1It’s HES PTA’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Beautify your yard AND support your local school at the same time!

Please come to Hyattsville Elementary School’s 7th Annual Native Plant Sale!

Looking to make your garden or yard more beautiful, interesting, and inviting to birds, bees, and butterflies? Do you want to plant fruit-bearing shrubs? Or, maybe you want to replace some English ivy that’s smothering your garden. You can find all the plants you need to make these changes at the Hyattsville Elementary School PTA’s 7th Annual Native Plant Sale.

What:    Hyattsville Elementary School PTA’s 7th Annual Native Plant Sale
When:   May 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: HES Gym, 5311 43rd Ave., Hyattsville, MD 20781

Learn more and look for updates on our website at https://hyattsvillees-pta.org/native-plant-sale/

The photos on the website are of native plants that were purchased at prior HES-PTA sales and are growing in Hyattsville, with no watering or pesticide use…and they keep coming back!

Talia's yard 2 purple cone flowers

Why Use Native Plants?

-They grow with minimal use of water, fertilizers, and pesticides.
-Wildlife species have evolved with these plants and use them as their habitat.
-They are adapted to local soil, rainfall, and temperature conditions.
-They have developed natural defenses to many insects and diseases.
-Using native plants helps preserve the balance and beauty of natural ecosystems.

Visit the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ website to learn more about creating a garden to attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees.  http://dnr.maryland.gov/naturalresource/spring2005/landscaping.asp

Mark your calendar for May 14th and come to the Native Plant Sale!