FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2017
MEDIA CONTACTS: Carole Trottere, Rebecca Cheng, Sam Marksheid, and Vicki DiStefano | (516) 869-7794
48th Annual Spring Plant Sale at Clark Garden to Take Place Mother’s Day Weekend
Friday & Saturday, May 12 and 13, 2017
North Hempstead, NY – Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board have partnered with the Clark Garden Auxiliary for the 48th Annual Spring Plant Sale at Clark Botanic Garden on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual sale will feature annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs, hanging baskets and vegetables for purchase. The plant sale raises money for the Fanny Dwight Clark Memorial Garden, Inc.
“This time of year Clark Botanic Garden is at the height of its beauty with tulips, daffodils and other spring blossoms,” said Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. “We invite you to pack a picnic for Mom, visit the garden Mother’s Day Weekend for the plant sale and enjoy spending time in an oasis of peace and nature.”
Collections at the garden include native spring wildflowers, conifers, roses, perennials, daylilies, wetland plants, rock garden plants, herbs, butterfly plants, medicinal plants, and over a dozen collections of particular plant families.
The Plant Sale will also feature:
- Art Show
- Attic Treasures
- Garden Gift Shop
- Tea Room (sandwiches and home-made cakes)
- Bioferm, “Black Gold” for your garden
New for 2017
- Farm Stand Selling Organic Locally Grown Produce
Founded in 1969, Clark Botanic Garden is a 12-acre living museum and educational facility dedicated to understanding and appreciating the world's plant life through horticulture, education and research. It is located at 193 I. U. Willets Road in Albertson.
Admission to the plant sale is free. For more information, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311.