Home & Garden Briefly: Plant sales galore, plus Edmonds in Bloom’s annual Kids Plant event

Master Gardener plant sale coming to fairgrounds

Shop tens of thousands of plants at the Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation’s Annual Plant Sale, set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29.

The sale will take place in the Don Britton Livestock Pavilion at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE in Monroe.

Choose from over 4,000 tomato plants, 4,000 herb and veggie starts, thousands of perennials and hundreds of dahlias, as well as bog plants, native plants, trees, shrubs and ground covers. A holding area and a load-out area for easier shopping will be available. Local master gardeners will be on hand to help with plant selections and answer gardening questions.

All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation, which supports the WSU-Snohomish County Master Gardener Program. For more information, call 425-357-6010 or go to www.snomgf.org.

Alderwood Garden Club plant sale set in Lynnwood

The Alderwood Garden Club Plant Sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29 at Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W. in Lynnwood.

On offer will be many varieties of perennials, shrubs, veggie starts, annuals, garden art and more.

Plant sale proceeds support the Edmonds Community College Horticulture scholarship fund, community projects and other activities by the garden club, a nonprofit organization.

Everett Garden Club’s annual plant sale set

The Everett Garden Club’s annual fundraiser plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. until all is sold May 13 at 52nd Street SE and Evergreen Way.

Club members grow vegetable and flower starts and contribute many unusual plants from their yards. The sale also includes pots and planters full of gorgeous flowers at reasonable prices because they are donated by area nurseries.

Proceeds support the club’s activities for the year, which include donations to schools for their gardening projects as well as other horticultural programs in Everett.

For more information, go to everettgardenclub.weebly.com.

Edmonds in Bloom to host Kids Plant event

Edmonds in Bloom, a nonprofit, will host its annual Kids Plant event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13 at the Edmonds Museum Summer Market.

The event provides kids an opportunity to create a floral design in a beach pail as a gift to give to a loved one. Volunteers will assist kids as they select their pails, apply stickers and select their flowers for planting.

The Kids Plant booth will be in the center of the market on Bell Street and 5th Avenue N. To help offset the cost of materials, a cash donation of $10 is appreciated.

For more information, go to edmondsinbloom.org.

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