John Fromer talks perennials, Denise DeSpirito tours the herb garden

Merryspring 2021 Spring Plant Sale to feature annuals, perennials

CAMDEN — Merryspring Nature Center will hold its Spring Plant Sale on Friday, May 14, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and on Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The 2021 Plant Sale will feature a diverse assortment of annual and perennial plants. There will also be a variety of vegetable seedlings from lettuce and tomatoes to onions and peppers, as well as the ever-popular petunias and impatiens for your gardens and flower pots. 

“Other flowers to be featured this year include colorful snapdragons, graceful lobelia, stunning delphiniums and begonias, salvia, buddleia, and more,” said Merryspring, in a news release. “Our selection of herbs includes all the favorites, including basil, sage, and rosemary.

“This year’s sale will also include some special guests – magnificent daylilies from the Maine Daylily Society, classic hostas and other shade plants from Fernwood Nursery, and those wonderful dahlias from Endless Summer Flower Farm!” said Merryspring. 

Shoppers will also have the opportunity to check out one of the new Merryspring Garden Benches and place an order for their own 3-foot, 4-foot, or 5-foot cedar bench. 

In addition, Master Gardener and Merryspring Trustee John Fromer will be giving a short talk on perennials on Friday, May 14, and Merryspring Garden Manager Denise DeSpirito will be giving a talking tour of the Herb Garden on Saturday, May 15, at 11 a.m..

Merryspring members receive a 10% discount on all plant purchases; non-members can take advantage of that same discount by becoming members during the event.

“By purchasing your plants at Merryspring, you are helping to support the upkeep of our public gardens and continuation of our nature education programs for children and adults,” said Merryspring.

Face coverings will be required and physical distance maintained.  

Event Date: 

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:00am
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 11:00am

Event Location: 

Merryspring Nature Center

Address: 

Merryspring Nature Center
Camden  Maine
United States