Several plant sales are coming up for gardeners and flower lovers.
• Haywood Community College will hold a Spring Plant and Craft Sale from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, April 29. The sale will be held on campus at HCC’s horticulture parking lot. All plants for sale were raised by students in the Horticulture Program and all crafts were made by students in the professional crafts programs.
• The ninth-annual plant sale of the Macon County Master Gardener Association will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Environmental Resource Center next to the landfill in Franklin. There will be a wide selection of plants – perennials, woody ornamentals, annuals, vegetables, herbs – at reasonable prices. New this year will be the raffle of a quilt, handmade by two of the gardeners. All proceeds of the sale go to the further development and maintenance of the demonstration gardens.
• The Whole Bloomin’ Thing festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7, in the Frog Level district of downtown Waynesville will feature locally-grown garden starter plants, including annuals, vegetables and herbs, as well as perennials. 828.734.5819.
• And, finally, the Corneille Bryan Native Garden, at Lake Junaluska in Haywood County, will hold a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m Saturday, May 14. The sale will be held at the top of the garden, at the junction of County Road and Ivey Lane. Plants will include native perennials grown from seed collected in the garden.