The Texas Master Gardeners of Williamson County will hold their annual plant sale April 1 in Georgetown, featuring plants suited for the region. Texas Master Gardeners is a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program.
The sale will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St.
Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted for payment. People are requested to bring a wagon or cart for their plant purchases and are encouraged to come early for the best selection and before plants sell out.
“This annual sale is always widely popular with local gardeners,” said Kate Whitney-Hajda, AgriLife Extension horticulturist for Williamson County. “It is an indoor sale, so regardless of what the weather decides to do, attendees can shop in comfort.”
Beginning at 9 a.m., several activities will take place. Prior to the sale, Master Gardener Wayne Rhoden will give a free presentation on plant care and selection. The Junior Master Gardeners will have a booth with free activities for youth and information about the program. And, Williamson County 4-H will sell food items in the food court as part of a fundraising event.
There will also be a Texas Master Gardeners Help Desk to assist with gardening- and horticulture-related questions. Master Gardeners and Whitney-Hajda will be available for advice and recommendations.
Plants for sale
For a preliminary list of plants available, visit https://tx.ag/TXMG2023PlantSale. Whitney-Hajda said the final 2023 plant list will be posted a week before the sale and may include some different varieties based on popularity and availability at the time of sale.
The plants are all locally sourced and grown and will include varieties of:
- Native and adapted perennials.