Garden of Hope 


Always the second Saturday in May, our annual plant sale is held in the Syl Apps Community Centre in Paris. This years event was a huge success. The committee, under the guidance of Carol Reansbury and Nancy Burkholder, work all through the year to ensure that there is a wide variety of perennials and annuals. A Master Gardener is availalbe to answer your garden questions. Brenda Simpson organizes the Junior Gardener's Corner for the children to create a gardening related craft. Coffee and homemade muffins are available for $1.00.

 1. Some of the committee ready for our customers.

 2. Last check for labels and pricing.

 3. At 8 o'clock we open the doors and the early birds, who have been lining up outside, are allowed in.

 4. Our member Anne Saunders. a Master Gardener, is available to answer gardening questions.

 5. We encourage gardeners of all ages!

 6. Lots of shoppers.

 7. Bob Hasler, Doug Hanna and Dave Collins (not pictured) lead the auction which follows the sale at 11:00 am. This

continues until all the plants are gone.