Crowds Will Flock to Huge Plant Sale Coming to Shreveport Bossier
Springtime is here and you might be thinking about getting out in the yard and doing some planting. If that is you, put this date on your calendar. On Saturday April 2, the Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners are hosting their annual Spring Plant Sale from 8am until noon at the Red River Research Center, at 262 Research Road in Bossier City. This is just off of Highway 71 just south of Parkway High School.
What Kinds of Plants Will You Find at the Sale?
At this massive plant sale, you will find a wide selection of perennials, shade plants, unique vines, and fragrant herbs for sale. If you get there early, you can also snap up many varieties of native plants grown by Master Gardeners. These include Hydrangea, Louisiana iris, Angel Trumpet, Pollinator Plants, Hanging Baskets, and Louisiana Super Plants.
You Can Get Plant Help and Advice
While you are browsing through the plants, Master Gardeners will be on hand to help you choose the plants that best suit your needs.
Local horticulturist, Mark Wilson will be at the sale to give you advice about plants including diagnosing plant problems, insects, diseases and weeds and how to control them. Bring a sample of your problem plant in a plastic bag and Wilson can help you find an answer.
All of the money raised from this sale will help promote the Master Gardeners’ mission to enhance the quality of knowledge for gardeners in the community.