May, the Down to Earth Garden Club, a non-profit group, holds its annual
plant sale community fundraiser. The plants are from the members' own gardens,
so they are knowledgeable about their characteristics and landscape potential.
This event will be rain or shine, offering plants for shade or sun, Natives,
Herbs, Vegetables, Perennials, Wildflowers, Grasses, Hostas, Shrubs, Trees and
Irises. Money raised will be donated to local projects that promote gardening,
education, preservation, conservation and environmental stewardship, such as
Habitat for Humanity; Florence Crittenton Home; Chrysalis House; Peace
Meal Community Garden; Floracliff Nature Sanctuary; Seed Leaf Community
Garden; Raven Run Nature Sanctuary; Walnut Woods; Green Acres Community Garden;
Lower Howard's Creek Nature Preserve; The Women's Garden at Wellington Park; Ashland/
Henry Clay Estate; Port Royal NA; London-Ferrill Garden; Yates, Squires,
Sandersville, and Martin Luther King Elementary Schools’ teaching garden
projects; Montessori Middle; Edith Hayes Middle; Paul Lawrence Dunbar High
School Memorial Garden; the Garden Club of Kentucky; Ashland
Terrace Retirement Center; UK/LFUCG Arboretum; Fayette County
Cemetery Trust; the Women's Prison Garden Project; Lexington
Youth Green Corps; Cross Keys Community Park; Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center; Roanoke Greenway Project;
Prometheus Farms; Locus Trace Agri-science Farm; The Wallis House; Bluegrass Legacy Trail; Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden;
Fayette Alliance; Faith Feeds; Bluegrass Domestic Violence Center; educational
grants, such as The Lida Evans Memorial
Scholarship and yearly maintenance on the Waveland Perennial Garden.
The 2014 sale is on Saturday, May 10th, from 9 A.M. to 2 P.M.