Above photo credit: Sue Reinardy
Spring is on the way! Many of us are already starting to plan our garden projects for the 2019 season. Once again the North Country Master Gardeners will be having a plant sale. The sale will be offering many new items. We will have two new pollinators to add to your pollinator garden. New varieties of tomatoes, peppers and a herb six pack!
North Country Master Gardener Volunteers Annual Plant Sale, Saturday, May 18, 8:00 to 11:00 (or until plants last) at the Station Building, 1035 E Maple Street (Hwy 70), Spooner. Offerings include: Heirloom Tomatoes, Peppers, Natives, Herbs, and Cannas
Additions to the Pollinator Six Pack ~ Continue to Feed the Bees ~ the Ox Eye Sunflower and Purple Coneflower will be new additions to our Pollinator Six Pack.
Ox Eye Sunflower
Produces huge quantities of brilliant yellow - orange flowers from June to September. Very easy to grow. Seeds are great for the birds. Grows 2 - 5' tall. Self - sows, does not spread by rhizomes. Hardy to zone 4.
One of the best for attracting butterflies and birds, this showy and easy to grow cone flower adds a flashy touch to the late - summer garden. Grows 3 - 4' tall. Perennial ~ Hardy to zone 4.
Above photo credit: Katie Childs
Carla TePaske, North Country MGV
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