MSU plant sale set for April 15-16

April 11, 2011 6:15:00 AM



The horticulture club at Mississippi State University will offer garden enthusiasts a wide variety of plants and educational seminars at their annual spring plant sale. 


This year''s sale will take place Friday, April 15, from 9 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 16, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the campus greenhouses behind Dorman Hall on MSU''s main campus. The event is free and open to the public. 


A wide variety of plants will be available, such as summer annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables and ferns. 


This year, two MSU gardening experts will make presentations April 15. At 1 p.m., MSU Extension and research professor Christine Coker will present on edible landscaping. At 2 p.m., Gary Bachman, assistant MSU Extension research professor of horticulture and Southern Gardening columnist, will discuss changing the vegetable garden paradigm. 


Proceeds from the sale support horticulture club service projects. Contact the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at 662-325-2311 for more information.