Spring Garden Market at River Farm April 18-20
- SPRING GARDEN MARKET AT RIVER FARM
A Plant Sale and Marketplace of Garden-Inspired Items
Alexandria, VA (March 14, 2013) Mark your calendar for the American Horticultural Society's Spring Garden Market this April at its River Farm headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. Vendors from throughout the mid-Atlantic region will be selling a wide variety of plantsincluding natives, annuals, perennials, shrubs, herbs, and vegetablesas well as garden supplies and unique garden art. There also will be demonstrations and educational displays by area non-profit organizations.
The event is open to the public on Friday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The AHS members-only preview sale is Thursday, April 18 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., during which members get first choice of the available plants and products.
There is no admission fee for the Spring Garden Market, but parking is $5 per car (free for AHS members). River Farm is a participant in the Virginia Historic Garden Week, so parking is free to those showing a valid pass for the April 20th date for this event, or statewide pass for the week.
Proceeds from the Spring Garden Market support the AHS's outreach programs and the stewardship of River Farm.
For more information, please call (703) 768-5700 or email plantsale@....
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The American Horticultural Society (AHS), founded in 1922, is an educational, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to making America a nation of gardeners, a land of gardens. Its mission is to open the eyes of all Americans to the vital connection between people and plants, to inspire all Americans to become responsible caretakers of the Earth, to celebrate America's diversity through the art and science of horticulture; and to lead this effort by sharing the Society's unique national resources with all Americans.