Wellington Garden Club Celebrates Earth Day With Plant Sale And Specialty Flower Show

Petra Russell, Stormi Bivin and Caroline Kessman prepare horticulture specimens for the show.

The Wellington Garden Club will celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day in conjunction with the Village of Wellington on Saturday, April 22 at the Town Center Promenade and the Wellington Community Center at 12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd. This free day of fun and learning will include a plant sale outdoors on the promenade and a Horticulture Specialty Flower Show “Earth Day… Every Day” indoors at the community center.

The Horticulture Specialty Flower Show, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Lakeview Room. The show will feature a wide variety of potted and cut horticultural specimens, as well as botanical arts horticulture, educational exhibits, and plants grown by the Greenacres Junior Garden Club and the Boys & Girls Club of Wellington. All exhibits will be judged by National Garden Clubs (NGC) accredited judges with awards given to exhibitors having the most outstanding horticultural specimens.

The plant sale on the promenade from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will include fabulous plants from Florida nurseries and plants grown by Wellington Garden Club members. Items include Florida native plants, perennials for sun and shade, butterfly plants and annuals for home garden enthusiasts. In addition, there will be master gardeners available for questions, a plant raffle and a special craft table for children. Proceeds from the plant sale benefit the club’s youth programs, scholarships, civic beautification and environmental efforts.

For more information, visit www.wellingtongardenclub.org or find the club on Facebook.