The 55th annual May Mart will be held on Saturday, May 9th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Broad Street. Vendors include nurseries, community organizations, and our local garden clubs. The many offerings range from annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetables, as well as garden-related items like statuary and garden gloves. There will be fun and creative activities for children.
Village Garden Club will have a flower show held at Sweetwater Center for the Arts April 25-26. Our flower arrangers are working diligently on designs to interpret an artist’s exhibition titled “Corners of Thought”. May Mart will feature a large variety of herbs, plants for pollinators, ornamental grasses and mountain mint, a native perennial and Garden Club of America winner for attracting beneficial pollinators. We’ll also have Mother’s Day bouquets and an auction for a 15143 e.k.smith landscape design consultation that includes a 2 ½ foot caliper ornamental tree from Tony Guy. A $500 value.
The Little Garden Club will have their classic offering of “No Brainer Containers” which is a pre-selected grouping of sun or shade annuals to plant in your decorative planters. In addition, they will have blooming hydrangeas hardy to this area, indoor orchids and returning sales of the salad and herb bowls that make a popular kitchen cutting garden. Pre-Sale: Held on Friday, May 8th, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at 601 Academy Avenue.
Trowel & Error has a large selection of annuals: Begonias with green leaves in white, red or pink; Impatiens in white, salmon, pink, lipstick and mixed; Vinca in raspberry, light pink, polka dot and red; Alyssum in white; Lobelia in blue; Ageratum in blue; and Victoria Blue annual Salvia. Presale continues to be the heart and soul of our May Mart proceeds, with the price at $19 a flat and quantity discount and half flats available. Please send your orders to firstname.lastname@example.org and pickup Fri May 8th, 9-3, 319 Woodland Rd.
Grapevine Garden Club will be present with a recently redesigned and decorated booth! They are going to be selling a verity of heirloom tomatoes, herbs, pachysandra and a collection of vegetable plants for garden to table eating right in your own home.
Edgeworth Garden Club will be selling Blue Salvia, perennial Hibiscus, hanging Geranium baskets in three colors, Scented Geraniums, and Herb Trios, including Italian Chef’s Companion, and Tea combos. There will be planting ready jar kits. Come early, the delicious baked goods from their kitchens always go fast.