2 Plant Sales, 1 Weekend!

Garden nerds unite! There are two spring plant sale events this weekend – The Beach 91st Street Community Garden is hosting a plant sale tomorrow, Saturday May 6, from 11am-2pm. On Sunday – the following day – head to Edgemere Farm for more plants of different varieties and music. Below are the details for both community happenings.

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B91 Garden Plant Sale – Saturday, May 6 from 11am-2pm
For sale find veg starters and herbs – many varieties of tomatoes, sugar snap peas, cucumbers, soybeans, basil, sage, parsley and more. Add to your ornamental garden salt torrent perennials – the lovely yellow stella d’oro daylily, pink echinacea, walkers low (hello cat people) with its irresistible purple, popping flora in June, autumn joy will deliver late season burgundy bursts. Look out for a few other perennial surprises and some annual plants too!  Shop house plants – spider plants and purple queens. The plants for sale have been propagated by garden members with love or purchased by members as donation from our favorite local nursery Lisena Garden Center.

The garden gates are open to all. Tour the space, bring a picnic and stay a while. There will be sidewalk chalk for the kiddos and freebies for the community. Come hang!

Location: 136 Beach 91st Street, (beach block) Rockaway Beach. Follow the B91 Garden on IG (@beach91communitygarden) to watch it grow, for educational garden tips and to view their monthly rotating art exhibit.

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Edgemere Farm Plant Sale – Sunday, May 7 from 10am – 1pm
Edgemere Farm is kicking off their season with a spring plant sale which is an important fundraiser for the farm. Seed swap, free compost giveaway, and a live performance by Rockaway Chamber Music is on the agenda. Flowers for sale – cosmos, french marigold, snapdragon, coreopsis, anise hyssop and many more. Get your veggie starters – broccoli, cabbage, bell peppers, swiss chard, strawberries to name a few. And of course your staple cooking herbs will be available for purchase.

Edgemere Farm is a volunteer-run, half-acre urban farm in Far Rockaway that provides homegrown organic foods to the Edgemere community and beyond. This is a special place, please visit on Sunday and support!

Location: 385 Beach 45th St. Far Rockaway . A little birdy told me there will be some jammin events this season at the farm. Keep an eye out  on IG @edgemerefarm and visit edgemerefarm.org for additional information.

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