Annual plant sale at library May 7

By on May 7, 2010

ELBURN—The 7th Annual Geranium, Gerbera Daisies and Tuberous Begonias Plant fundraiser will be held on Friday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Town & Country Public Library, 320 East North Street, Elburn.

A colorful variety of hardy beautiful locally grown 4-1/2-inch plants will be available for a donation of $3.75 each or three for $11. Four-inch ivy plants and four-inch coleus are new to the sale this year.

The event’s sponsor, Friends of the Town & Country Public Library also will have a Bloomin’ Bench raffle of assorted gardening items including a gardener’s bench. Items were donated by Vicki McGuire and Dorothy Hanson of Elburn. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held at noon on the day after the sale, at the library. Winners do need not to be present for the drawing.

All proceeds will be used to purchase new materials and support programs for adult and youth services at the library. For more information, call (630) 365-2244.