CLEMSON — Gardeners, homeowners and others preparing to plant flowers this spring have an opportunity to buy local plants grown in high-tech greenhouses and cultivated by Clemson University horticulture students and professors.
The annual Clemson Horticulture Student Plant Sale is Friday, April 5. Jim Faust, associate professor of horticulture, said this year’s sale features a vast array of annuals, plants for hanging baskets and patio planters, vegetable and herb transplants, fruits and flowering plants.
“We have a beautiful variety of plants this year,” Faust said. “We will have strawberry plants, as well as tomato, pepper and eggplant transplants. We also will have herbs such as mint, basil, sage and thyme, and lots of flowering plants.”
The sale begins at 10 a.m. at the Biosystems Research Complex Greenhouses on the Clemson University campus, 105 Collings St., and continues until 4 p.m. or until all plants are sold. Quantities are limited, so everyone is encouraged to come as early as possible to ensure they get the plants they want. Reserved parking is available in lot between Poole and Newman Halls and Greenhouses. Metered spaces at Hendrix Center.
- Vegetable transplants $3.50
- Annuals $4.50-$5
- Hanging Baskets $25
- Patio Containers $35
For more information, contact Faust at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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