Much of the Lowell community is aware of the plant sale which happens each Memorial Day weekend. But do you know why plants are for sale? Keep reading to find out!
The Tradition Continues
This year will mark the 15th year of the annual Memorial Weekend plant sale. If you’ve seen signs in past years but haven’t stopped by make a note to check it out this year.
Perennials are available for purchase. But where do they come from? Donations from those in the community looking to thin out plants in their own garden. Now until the start of the sale anyone who wishes to donate can drop them off at Karen Waid’s house at 520 North Monroe. And if you need help digging anything up she can be contacted at 897-7808. It’s helpful if plants are marked with identification so those who purchase them know what they’ll receive. A wide variety of perennials will be available. Each pot will sell for $1. We’ve been told hostas sell the best.
Each year a group receives the funds raised from the sale. For the past few years it has been the Lowell High School Robotics team. This is one of their larger fundraising events of the year. The group typically raises around $3,200.
The sale will be May 27 and 28 from 8am-5pm. And Monday, May 29 from 8am-2pm. While you’re out taking in the Memorial Day Parade follow it to the cemetery and you’ll pass right by the sale which is located at 520 North Monroe.