2021 Events and Sales
Rural Artists Studio Tour Open House
Saturday, May 1 from 10 am to 4 pm
Riverview Native Nursery,5635 County Road 72, Spencerville, Indiana
This open house kicks off our season. Plan an outing to the country. Visit artists’ studios including our neighboring Art Farm, check out the restoration of the covered bridge in Spencerville, hike ACRES McNabb-Walters Nature Preserve and stop at the nursery to browse our inventory of perennials, grasses and sedges plus any extra trees and shrubs. We will be set up in the front lawn, rain or shine! Masks required. Studio Tour map will be shared when available.
Master Gardeners Plant Sale
Saturday, May 15 from 10 am to 2 pm (time may change)
Allen County Extension, 4001 Crescent Avenue, Fort Wayne
We will have our booth set-up filled with native plants during the Master Gardeners Plant Sale.
Catching Rain Fort Wayne Plant Sale
Saturday May 22 from 9 am to noon
Rain Garden Workshop from 9:30 to 10:45
Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd., Fort Wayne
We are pleased to participate again in this event sponsored by Fort Wayne Parks and Rec, City Utilities Catching Rain Program and the St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions while you purchase native plants.City Utilities staff will offer an onsite rain garden workshop from 9:30 to 10.34 Pre-registration is required for the workshop by calling 311 or 260-427-8311.
Clear Lake Conservancy Sale
Saturday, May 29 from 9 am to noon (time may change)
Lion's Park, 200 Outer Drive, Fremont Indiana
We will set up our native plants during the Lion's Club Memorial Day Chicken BBQ sale. This is a perfect time to get native plants for your lake cottage while getting some chicken for lunch!
Seniors Talk with Plant Sale Afterward
Friends of the Upper Wabash
Monday, June 7 with the talk starting at 12:30
Upper Wabash Interpretive Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews, Indiana
Martha will be presenting about native plants at the Seniors Luncheon. Plants will be available to purchase after the talk. The luncheon and talk are open to the public who are "seniors", but anyone can attend the plant sale. Of course, you can explore the native plants of the upper Wabash after the talk and sale!
Supporting Non-Profits with Native Plants
We are working with two non-profits to supply plants for their fund-raising sales. Support these non-profits and plant Riverview Natives! While our plants will be at these sales, we will not be there.
Creighton-Home Neighborhood Association
Saturday May 8 starting at 11 am until they sell out
2306 South Wayne Ave, Fort Wayne In
The sale is being held in their largest rain garden park that also has a registered Monarch Waystation.
ACRES Land Trust
Saturday, May 22, 10 - noon
Tom and Jane Dustin Nature Preserve
Dustin Barn, 1992 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN
What a perfect fundraiser for an organization that has done so much to preserve our region's natural places.
Direct by Appointment
Since we do not have a traditional retail store, please contact us for an appointment to visit. If you know what you want to purchase, you can place an order and we will pull the plants and arrange for pick-up. We also provide written quotes and will hold plants for you.
5635 County Road 72, Spencerville, IN
Directions: North on Highway 1 from Fort Wayne to Spencerville. Turn right on County Road 68 (at the first curve in Spencerville by the Covered Bridge sign) and turn right on CR 57 at the base of the bridge. In .9 miles, turn right at the first road (marked both North County Line and CR 72). In about half a mile, 5635 CR 72 is on the right where the woods end and pastures begin.
A little more circuitous but you can avoid gravel roads: North on Highway 1. Turn right on Roth Road. In 0.8 miles, turn left on Hurshtown Road (first road). Turn left on Cuba Road in 1 mile, which becomes Davis Road at a forced right turn and then becomes CR 72 at another curve. It is another 1.3 miles from Cuba Road to the nursery, on the left where the pastures end and woods begin.
From Highway 37 coming from Fort Wayne, turn left on Cuba Road (blinking light as you enter Harlan). In about 5 miles, the road turns right and becomes Davis Road and then CR 72 at another curve. It is another 1.3 miles from Cuba Road to the nursery, on the left where the pastures end and woods begin.