Hottest Event for Plant Lovers in Shreveport Coming Up
Lines will form early in the morning for this huge event. It is almost time for the Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners annual Spring Plant Sale.
This monster event is happening Saturday, April 1, from 8 a.m. until Noon at the Red River Research Center, located at 262 Research Road, Bossier City off Highway 71-South, just past Parkway High School. Turn right at the Big Red Barn. This is a new location for the Master Gardeners.
If you wait until the last hour to get to this event, you will probably be out of luck. Typically this plant sale attracts hundreds of garden lovers and the plants are scooped up early during the sale.
What Kinds of Plants Can You Get?
You will find a wide selection of perennials, shade plants, unique vines, and fragrant herbs for sale. In addition, many varieties of native plants grown by Master Gardeners will also be up for grabs. Some of these include Hydrangea, Louisiana iris, Angel Trumpet, Pollinator Plants, Hanging Baskets, and Louisiana Super Plants.
You Can Also Ask the Experts Your Gardening Questions
Local Master Gardeners will be ready to answer all of your gardening questions and they can help you select the best plants to fit your garden and flower beds. Horticulturist, Mark Wilson, will be available to answer any questions about plant identification, diagnosing plant problems, insects, diseases and weeds and how to control them. If you have specific questions about a plant, bring in a fresh sample in a plastic bag or container.
All of the money generated from this sale will be used to fund Master Gardener projects and help promote the Master Gardeners’ mission to enhance the quality of knowledge for gardeners in the community.
So mark the date on your calendar. The sale is April 1 at 8am.
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