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Sou’Wester Garden Club Green Thumb Plant Sale
May 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
The Seaside Sou’Wester Garden Club Green Thumb Plant Sale features hundreds of reasonably priced plants grown by club members are for sale at the highly anticipated annual event. Unique planters, gifts and garden art are available, as are popular baked items and preserves. Club members are on hand to identify plants and give advice on planting and growing selections. For many years, the entire sale has been sold out within the three hours, so buyers are encouraged to come early for the best selection.
Proceeds from the sale of all goods are used to support community initiatives in keeping with the mission of the non-profit club. Financial and in kind support is given to the Downtown Seaside Hanging Flower Basket Project, the Seaside High School Garden, the Butterfield Cottage garden and grounds maintenance, in addition to the garden club members’ “down to earth-hands on knees gardening” there.
A raffle and silent auction fund the garden club Grant Project introduced in 2018. Through an application process, grants of from $100 to $500 are awarded to worthy projects that benefit our local community and support our educational mission to, “become caretakers of our air, water, forests, land, and wildlife”. Two grants have been awarded this year. Camp Kiwanilong and the Wildlife Center of the North Coast for their inaugural 1 week Summer Camp. Grant applications are available from club members and there is no deadline for submission.
Three raffle items include: “Show Stopper” Hydrangea and Hostas, “Victorian Elegance” and “Tranquility” that will create a focal point in your gardens. Tickets are available for $1 each or six for $5. The raffle drawing will be held at 11:30 am on the day of the sale, May 25th. You do not need to be present to win.
Shoppers will need to use the new West Entry since the 1st Street lobby is closed for construction. Credit/Debit cards will be accepted.
The Sou’wester Garden Club meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Bob Chisholm Community Center. For further information call 971-221-4680 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.