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May 14, 2014

Garden club to hold plant sale May 17

WEST NEWBURY — The West Newbury Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 17, at the Training Field, Route 113 (Main Street), from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m, rain or shine.

This year’s sale will feature a wide variety of perennial sun and shade plants dug from members’ gardens. Special attractions include baked goods, certified organic herbs and heirloom tomatoes.

New this year, the West Newbury Energy Advisory Committee will host an Energy Fair in conjunction with the sale.

Knowledgeable experts will be on hand to answer gardening questions and to offer advice. Proceeds from the sale support the garden club’s civic activities, including annual scholarship awards, maintenance of public plant displays and gardening lectures open to the public.

The club’s scholarships are awarded to local students pursuing a degree in environmental science, geology, earth science, landscape design, horticulture or other related area of study. Parking for the sale is available behind the Old Town Hall across the street.

For more information about club activities, visit http://www.wngc.org.

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