Orchard Valley Garden Club plant sale May 9

Comm - ASAP - Orchard Valley Garden Club plant sale May 9

The Orchard Valley Garden Club will be selling plants, crafts, baked goods, and raffle tickets on Saturday, May 9 at the Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The sale features a large selection of plants that thrive in local gardens, including sun and shade perennials, ground cover, and others. The craft area will have a selection of gift items such as decorative pillows, purses, placemats, handmade soap, and other items, just in time for Mother’s Day. There will also be a jewelry counter and “Second Hand Rose” treasures.

Baked goods will include breads, muffins, as well as desserts. Gift baskets, including some with dining out certificates, will be raffled with the proceeds dedicated to the club’s scholarship fund.

Master gardeners will be on hand to answer plant questions and to help select the best plants for any space. In addition to supporting an annual scholarship of $1,500 for a local student in a horticulture related field, the sale funds the club’s many educational and civic activities such as assisting with the Thalberg School Garden Club.

The club meets monthly for educational programs on gardening. All are welcome.

For more information contact thanlon@snet.net.

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