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July 12, 2018 Hesston RecordJuly 12, 2018 Hesston Record

April Showers Gives A Rain Check For May Flowers

Posted 5/4/2017

Record Staff

The Dyck Arboretum of the Plains is extending its FloraKansas Native Plant Sale by offering a "Rain Check Native Plant Blitz" this Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Staff and volunteers will be available at the plant sale to assist with questions and plant selection.

Members and visitors who were unable to attend this past weekend due to inclement weather will have another chance to purchase native and adaptable plants in the Arboretum greenhouse.

Customers are also welcome to purchase plants on weekdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., but should stop by the Arboretum office beforehand to request assistance from a member of the staff.

Plant sale goers can find out more about the native plants available by visiting The website includes a complete plant list in our "2017 Native Plant Guide" available for download, as well as a plant library, alphabetized by scientific name, but searchable by common name, bloom time, soil type and light conditions.  

The proceeds of the plant sale help support the arboretum's mission to promote, through education and stewardship, the conservation and use of plants native and adaptable to Kansas. 

For more information, contact the Arboretum office at 620-327-8127 or at