Master Gardeners host plant sale April 30

Master Gardeners host plant sale April 30

Hagerstown: The Washington County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale on Saturday, April 30, from 8am to noon at the Agricultural Education Center at 7303 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro.
The plant sale will feature hundreds of plants grown by Master Gardeners including perennials, herbs, annuals, heirloom vegetables, houseplants and native plants. A garden market will feature new and used gardening books, tools, art, gifts and supplies. Salad boxes also will be available for sale.
Master Gardener volunteers will share information on growing vegetables and creating a rain garden in the demonstration gardens at the Ag Center. Visitors will learn about square foot gardens, lasagna gardens, trellising, composting and container gardening.
All funds raised will support the gardening education programs of the Master Gardeners. Volunteer educators with the University of Maryland Extension, Master Gardeners teach people safe, effective gardening practices that build healthy gardens and communities. They give educational talks, create demonstration gardens, offer plant clinics and therapeutic horticulture programs, and host information booths at community events.
For more information on the event or the Master Gardener program, contact Annette Ipsan at aipsan@umd.edu or 301-791-1604. The plant sale will be held rain or shine. Come early for the best selection.

University of MD Extension programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, gender, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or national origin.