Sale Dates: Friday, May 2nd through Monday, June 2nd
Sale Hours: 8 am to 8pm daily
Our annual plant sale at the West 7th Street store offers an impressive selection of Minnesota native plants, hardy perennials, specialty annuals, and heirloom veggies. We now feature four local growers who have demonstrated a strong commitment to earth friendly and sustainable cultivation practices. Glacial Ridge Growers has a motto of “Restoring the Prairie One Backyard at a time.” Green Earth Growers specializes in growing plants that are well suited and adapted to our northern climate and day length. Gardens of Eagan, known for their amazing local, organic produce, provides organic plant starts. And, new to our sale this year, is our longtime friend, Sam Kedem Nursery, a local organic grower who specializes in roses.
All the plants at our sale are bee safe – no neonicotinoids have been used by our growers.
The sale will open Friday, May 2nd with Minnesota natives, cool hardy potting annuals, cold crop veggies, cool hardy herbs, & hanging baskets. Perennials, tomatoes, peppers, tender veggies, herbs, & annuals will arrive the second week of the sale.
Our sale also boasts over 65 varieties of tomatoes. You’ll find cool weather/short season heirloom tomatoes such as Moskovich, Nygous, Opalka, MegaByte, Window Box Roma, and Indigo Rose. For salsa lovers, new pepper varieties include Mucho Nacho, Jalepeno El Jefe, and Garden Salsa.
New to the sale this year – herb baskets, herb bowls, roses, raspberries, and peanuts! We will have tomatoes in hanging baskets and patio pots. Back are ornamental annual patio pots and along with new, fun annuals for potting and accent gardening.
The Selby and the West 7th stores will both have potting soil on hand, as well as organic soil amendments, and worm castings. Don’t forget to look inside for gardening essentials such as High Mowing & Seed Savers Exchange seeds, gardening books, pots, tools, gloves, and composting buckets.
Whether you are a sage gardener or digging up ground for the first time, our Plant Sale has something for you. See you there!