Greetings from Plant Delights! It’s been a hectic month, which is always the case during the busiest shipping season of the year. We’ve made it through two weekends of open house including nearly all day rain on the first Saturday and Sunday. Open house visitors were treated to the grand opening of the new waterfall on Mt. Michelle, which is truly quite a sight. Our second weekend was busier than normal since the North American Rock Garden Society was in town with its National Convention. As always, it was great to have visitors from around the world to drop by for a visit. Garden tours have also picked up since open house including quite a few out-of-state groups. Remember that if you’d like to schedule to bring a tour group, just give us a call at 919.772.4794 and ask for Jane.
Traveling around in April took me to Conway, Arkansas, where I presented a talk on new perennials to the Arkansas State Master Gardener Convention. There is nothing quite as much fun as spending the day talking plants with 500 enthusiastic Master Gardeners. If you would like to find out when I’ll be in your area or to schedule a talk in your region, just click www.plantdelights.com.
We are now awaiting the start of the Great Plants…Great Plantsman Symposium to be held at PDN in celebration of Horticulture Magazine’s 100th Anniversary. For info, click secure.hortmag.com/greatplants.
If you thought you were finished planting for the season, think again. For the first time in our history, we are having an on-line plant sale. We have picked out over 100 plants that we propagated in excess that are all discounted 20% off. -tony