11:08 a.m., Feb. 22, 2011----The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens will present a lecture by John Frett, UDBG director, from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, in The Commons in Townsend Hall.
Frett will present information on fragrant winterhazels and many of the other plants to be offered in the 19th annual UDBG Benefit Plant Sale to be held in April.
The lecture is free for UDBG Friends members and $10 for nonmembers. Refreshments will be served.
The plant sale catalog is available on the UDBG website.
UDBG Friends can enjoy an exclusive day to shop at the plant sale on Thursday, April 28, from noon to 7 p.m.
Plant sale general admission is Friday, April 29, from 3-7 p.m., and Saturday, April 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
To enjoy other exclusive member benefits, join the UDBF Friends online, or contact Melinda Zoehrer at 302-831-0153 or [firstname.lastname@example.org].
The University's Botanic Gardens are open year around to provide ideas and inspiration, or for a quiet stroll. The gardens contribute to an understanding of the changing relationships between plants and people through education, research, extension and community support so as to instill an appreciation of plants in the landscape and the natural environment.