Southwest Missouri Master Gardener Plant Sale - Sat April 25, 200
The annual Master Gardener Plant Sale in Greene County will start at 7:30 a.m. April 25, in a tent at the back of Nathanael Greene Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. in Springfield.
The Master Gardeners plant sale in Greene County annual attracts very large crowds. The sale will include shrubs, small trees, bulbs, perennials, annuals, grasses, ground covers, houseplants, garden related items and more.
Ã¢ÂÂPeople in the Master Gardener program gather plants to sell from their own gardens and from the two city gardens that Master Gardeners maintain,Ã¢ÂÂ Christy Jenkins, organizer of the Master Gardener plant sale, said in a news release from the University of Missouri Extension office. Ã¢ÂÂThe quality is excellent and the prices are real bargains.Ã¢ÂÂ
Over the years, the plant sale "which begins at 7:30 a.m. and continues until the plants are sold out" has become very popular among area gardeners.
Ã¢ÂÂWe advise people to arrive early if they want the best choices,Ã¢ÂÂ said Jenkins. Ã¢ÂÂIÃ¢ÂÂd really describe this event as a garage sale for plant lovers.Ã¢ÂÂ
The fundraiser helps Master Gardeners enhance city gardens and continue the groupÃ¢ÂÂs mission of providing gardening information to the public by providing free seminars, literature and help.
Last year, members in the Master Gardeners of Greene County chapter gave more than 12,000 hours in volunteer service.
For more information about the sale in Greene County, contact the sale coordinator Christy Jenkins at 759-2987.