Annual Spring Plant Sale - May 27

WARDSBORO — The Friends of the Wardsboro Library is sponsoring its annual Memorial Day weekend Plant Sale, "From Our Gardens to Yours," on Saturday, May 27  at 170 Main St., Wardsboro. Admission and parking are free and is held rain or shine. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Wardsboro Library, a non-profit organization that supports the Wardsboro Public Library. More information on the sale and the Friends at

The Plant Sale from 9 1 p.m. will take place at 170 Main St. on the front lawn of the Wardsboro Library and also on the Wardsboro Town Common at Route 100 and Main Street. A large variety of hearty perennials donated by local gardeners, a variety of favorite annuals for color in planters and gardens, shrubs and flowering bushes, Gilfeather turnip and assorted vegetable seedlings, and flavorful herbs will all be reasonably priced for the one day sale. Vermont Extension Master Gardeners will staff an information table and answer gardening questions from visitors. A one day Garden Raffle will feature select garden-related items. Winning tickets are drawn at 1 p.m.; winners need not be present.

The Friends are once again sponsoring their annual "Best Raffle Ever" featuring a one-of-a-kind, hand-hooked Christmas tree skirt by Wardsboro fiber artist, Linda Gifkins. The tree skirt entitled "Christmas in New England" will be on display at the sale and photos and details can be viewed at Print raffle tickets from the website or purchase them at the Plant Sale, the Wardsboro Library and the upcoming July 4th Street Fair and Parade in Wardsboro. The winning ticket will be drawn at the 15th Annual Gilfeather Turnip Festival in Wardsboro on Oct. 28. The winner need not be present.

The Wardsboro Library trustees are sponsoring their annual Bake Sale on the Town Common at Route 100 and Main Street in Wardsboro. The sale begins at 9 a.m. until all the home made goodies are sold. The Friends' flower cart on the Common will be filled to the brim with beautiful annuals, a MUST first stop before shoppers head down Main Street to the library lawn for the BIG Plant Sale. Raffle tickets can also be purchased on the Common for the handmade Christmas tree skirt, the exciting "Best Raffle Ever" prize.


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