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Sept. 8-10: Fall plant sale

UD Botanic Gardens plant sale features groundcovers, fall bloomers


2:15 p.m., Aug. 4, 2011--The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens will hold its annual fall plant sale, featuring groundcovers and a host of fabulous fall bloomers, from Sept. 8-10.

 The sale will be held in the production area across from the Fischer Greenhouse, behind Townsend Hall on UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources campus. 

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UDBG Friends can enjoy a members-only day at the sale on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 4-7 p.m. To enjoy this and other benefits, visit the UDBG website

Hours for the general public are Friday, Sept. 9, from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.

The University of Delaware 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.

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