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Vol. Op.-Wicker Park Garden Club Plant Sale-May 2,3

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Volunteers Needed - Plant Sale - 10% Discount for Volunteers - Fundraiser for Park Gardens-Programming

Sale Details at Volunteer times - SEE BELOW


The Wicker Park Garden Club will have a plant Sale Saturday, Sunday, May 2 and 3 at Wicker Park 1425 N. Damen - 10am-3:30 PM. Sale will be outside if good weather or inside if not good weather. We begin Working with the Plants on Thursday, April 30.

VOLUNTEERS receive 10% discount on their plant purchases if they work 6 hours.

PLEASE send your volunteers times as soon as you know what you'd like to do:

PLANT SALE proceeds support the gardens in Wicker Park and Educational Programming for Adults and Children. PLANTS SOLD - Vegetables, herbs, container plants, zone 5 perennials, tender perennials.

VOLUNTEERS - Price plants - sell plants - answer questions on design and plant care-MG help would be appreciated, help set up and assist workshop teachers, assist with the silent auction of the Park Kids Grow kites that will be sold to benefit the community gardens that assisted with the Flower Show.

PARK KIDS GROW - If you'd like to come to the Saturday sale and talk about your kites - great-let me know!

1. Thursday, April 30
1-6pm - Receive Plants - remove from truck and Price plants

2. Friday, May 1
10-5 - Price plants-and set up tables

3. Saturday May 2 and Sunday May 3
You can pick one or more of the suggested shifts below.

8-10am - set up sale and lecture rooms for workshops
10-1pm 1st Shift - Sell Plants-Answer Gardening Questions
1-3:30 2nd shift - Sell Plants-Answer Gardening Questions
3:30-5pm - Move plants inside

Doug Wood

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