The 40th Annual Green Scene Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 9 AM-Noon, at The Agriculture Building on the Cattle Congress Grounds, 257 Ansborough Ave. in Waterloo, Iowa. Admission is free.
Green Scene celebrates its Ruby Anniversary, and offers many ruby colored and named varieties. The plant sale offers proven perennials in addition to new varieties. Plants include: day lilies, hosta, ornamental grasses, vines, groundcovers, houseplants, herbs, small shrubs and domestic wildflowers. Old favorites and new varieties such as ‘Amber Moon’ astilbe, ‘Confetti Cake’ helleborus, and ‘Dream of Beauty’ aster will be available, subject to greenhouse supply. The 2016 hosta of the year ‘Curly Fries’, plus ‘Afterglow’, ‘Grand Prize’, and ‘Rainbows End’ are among those that will be offered, while supplies last.
Labeled plants can be donated by dropping them off at the sale barn May 9-12 starting at 10 AM. Please label bags of plants with variety and color if possible. Volunteers are happy to dig and/or pick up plants from gardens in Black Hawk County. Please call Brian (319-269-2549) to schedule a collection date for your plants.Volunteers are needed during that week from 10 AM-7 PM to pot, water, label, dig and haul plants. In addition, volunteers are needed during the sale to work as cashiers, assistants at tables, and helping customers. Call Yvonne (319-404-8791) to volunteer.
Green Scene is a 100% volunteer powered nonprofit organization that has contributed over $600,000 to Black Hawk County for tree plantings and county beautification projects. Please help Green Scene “Plant Today for a Greener Tomorrow.” For more information visit www.greensceneinc.org.