Chadwick Arboretum plant sale to offer thousands from which to choose

Since 1987, gardeners in Greater Columbus have flocked to the Ohio State University campus in early May to purchase their favorite perennials, annuals, vegetables and herbs at central Ohio’s largest two-day plant sale.  After a two-year hiatus because of COVID, the arboretum will once again welcome gardeners back to campus on May […]

Since 1987, gardeners in Greater Columbus have flocked to the Ohio State University campus in early May to purchase their favorite perennials, annuals, vegetables and herbs at central Ohio’s largest two-day plant sale. 

After a two-year hiatus because of COVID, the arboretum will once again welcome gardeners back to campus on May 13 and 14 for its 35th Annual Spring Plant Sale and Auction.

Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens is a not-for-profit organization that operates 60 acres of urban gardens and green reserve on the OSU campus with more than 2,000 ornamental plants including trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, wildflowers, ferns, aquatic plants and ornamental grasses. Funds raised through the plant sale provides support for student horticultural organizations, research, educational programming and operations of the 60-acre arboretum.

Sale perennials and annuals, vegetables, herbs and colorful hanging baskets

Chadwick Arboretum’s Spring Plant Sale and Auction is the largest two-day plant sale in central Ohio.

At the sale, gardeners will find 11,000 new, unusual and proven reliable edible and ornamental plants, as well as a variety of garden planters and a tool-sharpening service. All plants offered at the sale have been chosen to be of the highest quality with the most successful growth potential for specific growing conditions of Greater Columbus. 

The sale will include a diverse selection of perennials and annuals, vegetables, herbs and colorful hanging baskets. Several native plants will be featured at the sale and both empty and planted hypertufa planters will be available for purchase along with decorative painted pots and birdhouses painted by Chadwick’s Horticulture Therapy program. An auction of donated trees, shrubs and gardening supplies will also be held each day of the sale.

https://www.dispatch.com/story/lifestyle/home-garden/2022/05/07/chadwick-arboretum-plant-sale-offer-thousands-which-choose/9619500002/

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