Get a whiff of spring as University of Delaware Botanic Gardens Director John Frett presents the wonderfully fragrant witchhazels and many of the other plants offered in the Annual Benefit Plant Sale catalog and sale, on Tuesday, March 16 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in The Commons, Townsend Hall on the UD campus. The evening will also feature a silent auction offering a few plant items not found in the catalog or at the sale. Cash or checks only, no credit cards. Refreshments will be served. The presentation is free for UDBG Friends members and $10 for nonmembers. Check out the Plant Sale Catalog on the UDBG website, http://ag.udel.edu/udbg. UDBG Friends can pre-order plants through Wednesday, April 7, 2010. To enjoy this and other exclusive benefits, join the Friends online, or contact Melinda Zoehrer at (302) 831-0153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gardens are open year round to provide ideas and inspiration, or for a quiet stroll. The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens contribute to an understanding of the changing relationships between plants and people through education, research, extension and community support so as to instill an appreciation of plants in the landscape and the natural environment.