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Crystal Lake garden club to host annual plant sale

Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – Countryside Garden Club’s annual plant sale will be Friday and Saturday.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 641 Golf Road (at the corner of Golf and Country Club roads).

Most plants for sale have been dug and divided from members’ own gardens. Available plants are perennials, herbs, vegetables, native plants, grasses, ground cover and shrubs/trees, etc. This year, a hand scrub also will be for sale.

All plants will be identified with a sticker as to plant name, botanical name, color of flower, whether sun/sun-shade or shade, height and any special planting instructions. Members will be available to answer gardening inquiries.

Proceeds from the fundraiser are used for horticulture scholarships at McHenry County College, civic beautification efforts and garden therapy projects.

Countryside Garden Club has been active in Crystal Lake for more than 60 years. It is part of the Tri-Garden Clubs in Crystal Lake, District I; member of The Garden Clubs of Illinois and the National Garden Clubs Inc.

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