Media Contact: Barb DeGroot, 952-443-1459
Get Ready for the Arboretum Auxiliary Spring Plant Sale May 18 & 19
Chanhassen, Minn. (April 25, 2013) - Gardeners - take heart! The days are finally warming and now it's time! The 45th annual Auxiliary Spring Plant Sale at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is just around the corner.
Visit the Arboretum on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and browse among thousands of unique plants, hard-to-find varieties, and University of Minnesota introductions. (The sale was originally set for May 10-12, but delayed due to weather.)
Create your Plant Sale shopping list early by picking up a list of plants at the Arboretum lobby desk for $1 per copy, or visit the Arboretum's website (www.arboretum.umn.edu) to download a copy. It is also available by mail (for $2) at: Plant List, 1605 Fairway Lane, Minneapolis, MN 55426. Proceeds of the sale benefit the Arboretum. For more information, visit www.arboretum.umn.edu or call 952-443-1400.
Also on tap in May: the Hosta and Grass Sale - Purchase bare-root hosta and hard-to-find ornamental grass varieties from quality growers at this annual sale, Saturday and Sunday, May 4 & 5. It is presented by the Arboretum Gift Store, and will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 952-443-1439.