Spring plant sale scheduled May 21

ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Master Gardener Volunteers plant sale will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 21, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hancock County UMaine Cooperative Extension Office, 63 Boggy Brook Road in Ellsworth.

The sale will feature hundreds of perennials and annuals, including Maine natives. The event will also include a children’s activity area, “Ask a Master Gardener” information table, a raffle to win a yard of organic compost and an opportunity to purchase local seafood compost.

Proceeds from the sale help support community garden projects, which rely on Master Gardener Volunteers’ expertise and volunteer labor. These projects are found in communities across Hancock and Washington counties and include demonstration gardens, Maine Harvest for Hunger initiatives, school gardens, youth programs and more.

For more information, go to https://extension.umaine.edu/hancock/spring-plant-sale/.

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