FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2023
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
Brian Devine | (516) 869-2475
Clark Garden to Host Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena, the Town Board and the Clark Botanic Garden Auxiliary are pleased to present the Annual Spring Plant Sale at Clark Botanic Garden on Friday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will feature annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs, hanging baskets, trees, native plants, vegetables and houseplants for purchase. The plant sale raises money for the Fanny Dwight Clark Memorial Garden, Inc.
Collections at the garden include native spring wildflowers, conifers, roses, perennials, daylilies, wetland plants, rock garden plants, herbs, butterfly plants, medicinal plants, and more than a dozen collections of plant families.
The Plant Sale will also feature:
• Twice Loved Jewelry & Accessories
• Art Exhibit
• Clark Coffee Café featuring refreshments from Serendipitea & Mongo Coffee and treats (including gluten-free) from local bakers
• Garden Gift Shop
• Taste NY Booth
Celebrating its tenth anniversary, Taste NY will have a booth at the plant sale exclusively featuring Long Island products. Locally curated items will be on display and available for purchase.
Founded in 1969, Clark Botanic Garden is a 12-acre living museum and educational facility dedicated to understanding and appreciating the world's plant life through horticulture, education and research. It is located at 193 I. U. Willets Road in Albertson.
Admission to the plant sale is free and only cash or checks will be accepted when purchasing plants. All proceeds will benefit the Fanny Dwight Clark Memorial Garden, Inc. The plant sale is rain or shine. For more information, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311.