This week a special event is taking place at the Dyck Arboretum in Hesston, Kansas. FloraKansas is the largest native plant sale in the state, and will take place Thursday, September 5 through Sunday, September 8. This event has been going on for 14 years, and its popularity is growing almost as rapidly as the numbers of native perennials, wildflowers and grasses that will be offered for sale. More information about the location, hours and available plants can be found by calling 620-327-8127, or going online to www.dyckarboretum.org. A visit to this special place is always a joy, and the plant sale this weekend makes it even more fun and informative.