Boulder lends a hand to green thumbs

April 2, 2017 by  

As the spring planting season approaches, green-fingered Boulder folk are making their gardening plans. An upcoming event will give them an opportunity to get plants for their home landscape while supporting community-based horticultural initiatives.

In an effort to give as many people as possible an opportunity to shop, the Growing Gardens will hold the sale over three weekends. Many varieties will be on offer, ranging from heirloom tomatoes to herbs, vegetables, and more. Both annual and perennial cultivars will be available, and all of them will be bee safe as well. A printer can supply an assortment of branded promotional products, such as reusable cloth shopping bags, T-shirts, plant markers and more that can be sold during a fundraiser such as this.

In addition to the seeds, plant starts for an assortment of vegetables will also be available for purchase, as will many native species, flowers, plants for xeriscaping (gardening with limited water), grasses, roses, and small fruit bushes. The public is invited to come out and browse in support of programs that help to grow both gardens and the community as a whole.

The 17th annual Growing Gardens Community Plant Sale has been planned for the weekends of May 6 to 7, May 13 and 14, and May 20 and 21. Further details, including a listing of the varieties that will be offered for sale and how to store the fall harvest, can be found on the organizer’s website.