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Master Gardeners plan plant sale at Washington County ag center April 26

April 14, 2008

The Washington County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center at 7303 Sharpsburg Pike.

The plant sale will feature hundreds of plants grown by Master Gardeners, including perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables and native plants.

Unique plants will include birdhouse gourds, heirloom tomatoes, 4-foot "Fireworks" solidago and freckled violets.

A garden marketplace will feature new and used gardening books, tools, gifts, supplies and decorative items.

Educational displays will include free gardening fliers, information on Master Gardener projects and free activity sheets for children.

All funds raised will support the gardening education programs of the Master Gardeners.

Master Gardeners are trained volunteer educators who teach people safe, effective gardening practices to build healthy gardens and communities.

They give educational talks, create demonstration gardens, offer plant clinics and host information booths at community events.

For more information on the event or the Master Gardener program, call Annette Ipsan at 301-791-1604.

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The plant sale will be held rain or shine.

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