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Fayette Master Gardeners hold plant sale Saturday

The Fayette Master Gardener Association will host its 2nd Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 1. The event will be held from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Fayette County Administration Complex parking lot, 140 Stonewall Ave. in Fayetteville . Hundreds of plants including annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetable seedlings, shrubs, trees and house plants will be available for sale at bargain prices. Free plant workshops will be held throughout the day, and attendees can get their gardening questions answered at the “Ask the Master Gardener” Booth at the Gazebo.

The schedule of demonstrations includes:
9 a.m. - Perfect Pruning – Think Twice; Cut Once

10 a.m. - Plasticulture Vegetable Gardening – Grow it Bigger, Better, Weed-Free and with Less Water!

11 a.m. - Growing Tomatoes – How to Get the Most out of Your Plants

11:30 a.m. - Composting –“Garden Gold” - Waste with a Purpose

Noon Container Gardening – Have it All in a Small Space

1 p.m. - Propagation – Learn how to Multiply your Favorite Plant

At the Gazebo, you can also purchase a pass for $15 to the master gardener spring garden tour of five fabulous gardens to be held on May 8.

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