Bixby Library's annual plant sale will offer books and a lot more
VERGENNES — Friends of the Bixby Memorial Library will hold their annual plant sale on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the library, 258 Main St. in Vergennes.
Don’t miss the varied selections for the locavore’s delight — farm fresh eggs, spring asparagus and rhubarb — and a selection of annuals, vegetables, shrubs & berry bushes, perennial plants of all kinds, herbs and gently-used gardening items.
A number of local greenhouses and businesses have made donations to the sale: gourmet San Marzano (paste) tomato plants, plants from Addison Gardens, Red Wagon Plants, and First Seasons Greenhouses, cedar mulch from Vergennes Aubuchon Hardware, and baled straw from Van De Weert’s.
Paul Sokol of Addison Gardens returns this year to be the expert-on-hand in the plant department, offering free advice on perennial purchases. In addition, Joy Jackson will be on hand with merchandise from Country Home Products designed to enhance the gardening experience. Vergennes Union High School will provide assistance loading mulches and heavier items.
To round out the offerings, a wide assortment of books and magazines on gardening, cooking, backyard wildlife, home decorating and birding will be on hand at the used book portion of the sale. There are also a wide variety of adult and children’s books of all topics at bargain prices, as well as CD fiction audiobooks and various Vermont-themed books, subjects, and authors.
For additional information or where to donate items, call 877-6392 or deliver to the Bixby Library Friday, June 2.