Looking for plants for your yard or garden, then here are a couple of events to keep in mind:
May 6: Native Plant Festival and Sale. The PA Native Plant Society will have a festival and sale today, May 6, from 10 am – 3 pm at the PA Military Museum (51 Boal Ave, Boalsburg, PA). Over 350 different plant varieties will be available to purchase. There will be presentations on pollinators and birds, opportunities to talk with experts on native plants, and more. For a plant list and more information, visit the PNPS website.
May 9 – 12: Spring Bedding Plant Sale at Penn State. This sale runs from 11 am – 4 pm. It be in the Headhouse 2 sales area. Headhouse 2 is located on Curtin Rd near the Berkey Creamery (actually across the street and a closer to the Curtin/Shortlidge Intersection). Here’s a map of the area. You can park in the East Parking Deck behind the Creamery. Pansies, marigolds, coneflowers, and more will be available.
May 20: Centre County Master Gardener Plant Sale. This sale runs from 9 am – 3 pm at the Ag Progress Days Site (2710 Pine Grove Rd, PA Furnace, PA). There are lots of good vegetable plants, herbs, annuals, and perennials including native plants. Just make sure to get there early, because this is a popular event and stuff goes quick. In addition to the plants, there is the opportunity to talk with Master Gardeners, and attend demonstrations and workshops.