Saturday, May 7 – Three Plant Sales of Interest

The Boxborough Garden Club will host a plant sale, raffle and bake sale on Saturday, May 7, from 8:30 – 11:30 am on the Boxborough UCC Community Church Lawn, 723 Massachusetts Avenue in Boxborough.  On the same day, from 9 – 1, the New England Unit of the Herb Society of America will host its 31st Annual Great Herbs & Heirloom Plant Sale at Elm Bank Horticultural Center’s Field, 900 Washington Street in Wellesley, where they will sell culinary, fragrance, remedy herbs, heirloom tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, eggplants, and the herb of the year – horseradish!  You may also buy hand planted container and fairy gardens for Mother’s Day gifts, and there will be free chives and johnny jump-up plants for the kids.  For more information, log on to  The Norwood Evening Garden Club will be holding its Annual Plant Sale at Hawes Pool Park in South Norwood, from 9 – 1, and they say this is an excellent opportunity to purchase a gift for Mom as well as plants for your own garden.  Perennials from member gardens will be offered at reasonable prices, most under $10.  Some annuals, herbs, single geraniums, patio pots, and hanging baskets will be featured – call 508-668-4039 for more information.  All sales from these three events will promote civic projects, so find your spot and bring cash or checks, rain or shine.