The Rogers Park Garden Group Spring Plant Sale will be held on Sunday, June 13, 2010. Among the plants being offered will be organic vegetables like tomatoes and various herbs. Ornamental plants for sunny and shady gardens include clematis vines, climbing hydrangeas, Asiatic lilies, peonies, sunflowers and many more annuals. Prices for plants range from $2.00 to $10.00 with "specialty plants" starting at $20.00. Gardeners interested in some unusual plants shouldn't miss the plant sale because there will be miniature goats beard, red vined climbing hydrangea, weeping red bud tree, big daddy hosta, gold standard hosta, royal fern, black mondo grass, turtle head and perennial foxglove.
This past May the Rogers Park Garden Group distributed $5,000 in grants for public gardening project in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The plant sale is a way to replenish the garden club's coffers and have funds available for future urban beautification projects in the neighborhood.
Don't miss this sale if you're looking for plants for your personal garden, community garden or are looking for plants to plant in your parkway. The Rogers Park Garden Group plant sale runs from 10AM to 3PM and is located at 1434 W. Greenleaf.