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Sep 15

Virginia Living Museum to Hold Fall Native Plant Sale

Posted on September 15, 2016 at 7:56 AM by Daniel Kvaternik

Find a large selection of native wildflowers, shrubs, grasses and small trees at the Virginia Living Museum’s annual fall plant sale from 9 AM to 4 PM. September 17 & 18 and 24 & 25. All the plants are nursery propagated and many are not available 9_15_VLM-fallsale_SCin the commercial nursery trade.

“Native plants are good choices for area gardeners because such plants tolerate Tidewater’s weather and serve as food and shelter for area wildlife, while also providing a good show in the garden,” says museum Horticulture Curator Darl Fletcher. “Fall is the best time of year to do the majority of your heavy gardening.”

The sale is held rain or shine. Admission to the sale is free. The museum is located at 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. For additional information, call 757-595-1900.