Spring-Ford Art Show, Arboretum Plant Sale Ahead

Spring-Ford Student Art Set for Weekend Display

ROYERSFORD PA – Artwork from hundreds of Spring-Ford Area School District students will be on display Friday and Saturday (April 29-30, 2022) during the Spring-Ford Art Fest at the high school, 350 S. Lewis Rd. Friday’s hours are 5:30-8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free to attend and open to the public.

Students in grades 7-12 are publicly exhibiting their artworks to the community during the annual event. For more information, call the high school at 610-705-6001.

Arboretum Schedules Student-Operated Plant Sale

UPPER POTTSGROVE PA – An annual, student-run plant sale that benefits Althouse Arboretum is scheduled for May 7 (2022; Saturday) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Upper Pottsgrove park, 1794 Gilbertsville Rd. More than 1,000 native and other annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, and painted flower pots will be available for purchase.

For arboretum members only, a preview plant sale will be held Friday (May 6) from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Those attending the preview are asked to bring membership cards for identification purposes.

More than 90 percent of plants being sold were either harvested from the arboretum or from gardens within a half-mile radius. Plants are labeled and accompanied by illustrated posters that describe their properties and provide other information intended to be helpful to gardeners. A day-by-day preview of available plants is being offered at the arboretum’s EcoStore website, here.

For more information or inquiries, send an e-mail to nancy@green-allies.org.

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