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Allen County 4-H takes plant sale orders

Statement as distributed Wednesday:

Allen County 4-H Clubs, Inc. is sponsoring a Plant Sale Fundraiser. Each 4-inch potted geranium will cost $1.00. Colors offered this year include Red, Salmon, White, Pink and Fuchsia. Hanging baskets available are Boston Fern, Purple Wave Petunia, Pink Wave Petunia, Geranium Baskets in Red or Salmon, and New Guinea Impatiens Baskets in Red or Salmon. All hanging baskets are $13.00 for a 10” basket.

Orders must be placed and paid for by March 29 or while supplies last.

Pick up location will be the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road in the Lions Club Building. Pick up will be THURSDAY, May 9, 5-8 pm or FRIDAY, May 10 from 9 am-12 Noon.

No refunds for orders not picked up. Orders not picked up will be available for resale.

Mark your calendars now! Color shades will vary by plant variety.

For order forms and for additional information call the Purdue Extension Office, Allen County at 481-6826 or visit our website at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen to download an order form.

Journey through gardening season with Rosa Salter Rodriguez (feature writer) rsalter@jg.net, Anne Gregory (Web editor and writer) agregory@jg.net, Frank Noonan (copy editor) fnoonan@jg.net and Cathie Rowand (photographer) crowand@jg.net.

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