Get Your Garden Ready With Some Plants From the Annual Brooklyn Botanic Garden Sale

Photo by Susan De Vries

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    Pull out your garden tools, the annual Brooklyn Botanic Garden Plant sale will be returning this month, just in time for your gardening season.

    Head to the garden’s Cherry Esplanade to check out the thousands of plants up for sale in what is billed as the “largest collection of plants in the metropolitan area.”

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    The 2014 plant sale. Image via Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    In addition to the opportunity to purchase some specimens for your garden, there will education sessions on a range of topics for enthusiasts. Among the subjects to be explored will be making your own subirrigated window box, growing herbs and designing a garden of annuals.

    The sale is a benefit for the Botanic Garden and visitors must pay admission to attend the sale, but in return they will get a coupon for a free return visit to the garden. General admission is $15 for adults, $8 for students and free for seniors and children under 12.

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    Photo by Susan De Vries

    The members-only preview will take place on Wednesday, May 9 from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. On May 10, the sale will open to the general public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information on the sale and the lectures being offered, click here.

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