Saturday, June 4, 2016: Our Club Plant Sale

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Saturday, June 4, 2016 @ 9:00am

Prospect Road Elementary School parking lot
(2199 Prospect Rd, Hatchet Lake, NS B3T 1R8, Canada)

The Prospect Area Gardening Club members are potting up some beautiful plants at excellent prices from their very own gardens! Drop in to visit a gardener, talk plants, ask questions, and discover new additions for your garden!

Rain date
The following Saturday, June 11, 2016 @ 9:00am

Wed. May 25, 2016: Potluck Social & Activities

We support our local food bank by collecting donations at each of our meetings!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Potluck Social
& Activities

Let's wrap up this year's meetings with a big celebration of the sun!

7:00pm - 7:30pm 
We'll start with some social time and get our potluck social underway - it's always a wonderful feast!  Sandra will also have some of her tomato plants for sale with part of the procedes going to Prostate Cancer Canada.

7:30pm - 9:00pm
We'll spend a bit of time planning the final details of the yard sale and finish off the evening with a special video on day lilies shared by Ron and Joan.

See you soon!
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NSAGC Plant Sales and More

May 2016 Plant Sales 

  • Bedford Horticultural Society
    Saturday, May 21, 10-11:30
    at the Scott Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Drive, Bedford
  • Halifax Westmoor Horticultural Society
    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9 am.
    at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 26 Purcell’s Cove Road, Halifax (near Chocolate Lake Recreational Centre).
  • Dartmouth Horticultural Society Saturday, May 28, 9-11:30
    at the Churchill Academy Gymnasium, 5 Crichton Ave. Dartmouth

Rose Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

I promised I would send out the information of the Rose Milkweed that we gave away at district meeting and here it is.

We still have a few of these large plants left if anyone is interested in purchasing them for $10. They are in a 1 gallon pot. (902) 832-7006 For those who have them, just a reminder, they do need to be hardened off.

Rose Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) is a showy pink blooming asclepias species that is a food plant for Monarch butterfly caterpillers and a nectar source for adult butterflies. Also known as Swamp Milkweed, it grows well in moist or wet soils.

Zones 3 - 9
Native to North America
Full Sun or part sun
Blooms early to late summer, Pink flowers, 3-4 feet tall, up to 3 feet wide.
Grows in any soil, clay, sandy or average soil
Average moisture, also moist or wet soils