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Demo Garden open this weekend for plant donations, kick-off meeting & Wild Earth Fest

The Demo Garden will be open starting this weekend (April 28 and 29) from 9:00am until 12:00pm for plant sale donations. We can use help digging perennials out of the garden, dividing, potting up, mixing potting soil and labeling. Anyone coming with plants to be potted up, please arrive by 11:00am so we may finish at 12pm.

We are also holding our plant sale committee kickoff meeting on Saturday, April 28. Refreshments are at 12:00pm with the meeting starting at 12:30pm. We will be done by 2:30pm. All are welcome to attend.

Perennial plants that are very popular that we are looking to our members to donate: Astilbe, Baptisia, Beebalm, Bleeding Heart, Columbine, Coreopsis, Euphorbia, Ferns, Forget-me-not, Foxglove, Hardy Geraniums, Hellabores, Hens and Chicks, Lady’s Mantle, Lily of the Valley, Hellebores, Mayapple, Phlox, Sweet Woodruff and special Hostas. Native, deer resistant, woodland plants and groundcovers are gaining in popularity every year, as people search for easy gardening solutions. The more beautiful plants you donate, the more our members and the public can purchase. Thank you!

Saturday, April 28 – Demo Garden open from 9am – 3pm

Sat 9am -12pm – Plant Sale donations

Sat 12pm – 3pm – Plant Sale committee kickoff meeting – all are welcome to attend (refreshments at 12pm- meeting starts at 12:30pm – concludes at 2:30pm

Sunday, April 29 – Demo Garden open from 9am – 5pm

Sun 9am -12pm – Plant Sale donations

Sun  11am – 5pm – Wild Earth Fest

Please note: Wild Earth Fest is this Sunday at Trailside. The event opens to the public at 11:00am. If you are bringing plants on Sunday, please arrive before 11:00am, or you may encounter difficulties getting down to the garden. The Demo Garden will be open during Wild Earth Fest until 5pm.

We will also be open next weekend (May 5 and 6) from 9am until 12pm accepting plant donations.

Also open (besides usual Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-12pm)

Saturday, May 5 – 9am – 12pm – plant donations

Sunday, May 6 – 9am – 12pm – plant donations

Saturday, May 12 – 8:30am – 12pm – setting up

Friday, May 18 – 9am until approx. 3pm – setting up

Saturday May 19 – 8:30am – 5pm

Sunday, May 20 – Spring Garden Fair Day – open by 7:00am!

Thank you for your donations and help. Any questions contact Joanne Krueger at 908-313-2734


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