April 12, 2014.

BALTIMORE, MD – The Robert E Lee Park Nature Council announced announced that on Saturday, May 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., a native plant sale will be held at the Lakeside Drive entrance to Lake Roland.

All proceeds from the sale will go to Lake Roland Nature Council for improvements at the park and to the Guilford Garden Club scholarship fund.

Professional gardeners will be on hand to help participants learn about the importance of landscaping with plants native to the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Native plants are easier to maintain, and specific selections influence the lives of butterflies, birds and other wildlife

A variety of deer resistant plants will also be available for sale.

Participants are encouraged to bring photos or sketches of their gardens to get planting advice from professionals.

While at the sale, visitors are encouraged to check out plans for the proposed Lake Roland Nature Center which will provide year-round education and meeting space near the Ranger Station.

The rain date for the sale is Sunday, May 3.