The Land Conservancy of McHenry County’s spring native plant sale now open


The Land Conservancy of McHenry County has native plants, shrubs, trees, rain barrels and composters available for preorder through April 17 during its Spring Sustainability Sale.

Items can be purchased on TLC’s website, at

The sale offers a variety of native plants and shrubs. Oak trees in sizes ranging from 3-gallon to 10-gallon containers are also available to order.

Plants start around $3.50, shrubs start at $39 and trees start at $42 and are listed as appropriate for sun, shade, or wet areas. The sale features some unique and unusual native plants in addition to more common varieties.

Recycled rain barrels and composters from Upcycle Products are also available during the sale, starting at $80. Larger rain barrels are available in a variety of colors including blue, gray, black and terra cotta. Rain barrels capture rainwater and divert it for use on gardens.

Tumbling and standard composters are also available. Composters decompose food and turn it into organic matter for garden use.

Items are available for pickup May 10-11 in Woodstock. Customers will be contacted regarding the pickup location and times. Customers are encouraged to place their orders early since many items sell out quickly.

TLC members receive 10% off their orders with a special member code. A portion of the sales from the Spring Sustainability Sale supports TLC’s land preservation work in McHenry County.

For more information or advice regarding native plant gardening and restoration, contact Sarah Michehl at or call (815) 337-9502.

The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is a member-based private nonprofit dedicated to preserving natural, scenic and agricultural land.

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