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Plant sales at Riverside church to coincide with Mother's Day, garden walk

Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 2:04 p.m. CDT

RIVERSIDE – Plant lovers can catch an early glimpse of gardens to be featured in next month's Riverside Garden Club Garden Walk and pick up some flowers at the perennial plant sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Ascension Lutheran Church, 400 Nuttall Road in Riverside.

The sale features more than 100 varieties of heirloom perennials plus limited quantities of designer hybrids. The sale will includes the Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year, Polygonatum odoratum "Variegatum" or variegated Solomon's Seal.

The 1-gallon plant containers are between $5 and $10. Experts are on hand to answer questions.

Organizers of the sale said the event will coincide with Mother's Day weekend. A follow-up sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23, the date of the garden walk. The gardens at Ascension Lutheran Church will be featured in the annual event.

Parking is available around the church or across the street at Ames Elementary School. Call the church at 708-447-2600 for more information.

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