Green for Greens

plant sale

If you want to add a unique touch to your garden, don't miss the Morris Arboretum's annual Plant Sale. The public event on Saturday, May 7 features rare and unusual plants for purchase. Horticultural experts will also be on hand to offer growing tips on some of the items for sale. The event takes place at Bloomfield Farm, across the street from the main entrance of the Arboretum.

Arboretum members get a sneak peek and first crack at the items for sale. On Thursday, May 5, from noon to 2:30 p.m., Oak level members ($500) and above can attend a Plant Sale luncheon; that evening, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Chestnut level members ($165) and above can attend a preview night. All members are welcome on Friday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Plant Sale members-only day; at night, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Beech level members ($115) and higher can bring the little ones to the Plant Sale family night. All members receive 10 percent off their entire Plant Sale purchase. For more information, including ways to become a member, visit the Arboretum website at www.morrisarboretum.org.

Originally published on April 21, 2011