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Annual Plant and Bake Sale in Thomaston

Posted May 09, 2013, at 11:22 p.m.

Saturday, May 18, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Location: The Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist, 200 Main Street, THOMASTON, ME

For more information: Sandra Freeman Orluk; 2073547250

The Episcopal Church of St John Baptist

200 Main Street

Thomaston, Maine 04861

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sandra Freeman Orluk

May 9, 2013 207-354-7250

sforluk@roadrunner.com

St. John’s Annual Plant and Bake Sale – May 18th in Thomaston

THOMASTON – The much-anticipated Annual Plant and Bake Sale at The Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, May 18th.

The church is located at the corner of Green and Main Streets (U.S.Route1).

Co-chairs Emily Rotch and Sue Bragg have promised an array of locally dug and grown perennials, such as day lilies, iris (German and Siberian), hostas, dahlias, lady’s mantle

among others; also ground covers such as ginger, violets, hearty geraniums, lily of the valley and evening primrose. In addition, a variety of annuals will be for sale including large zinnias of various colors. There will be the opportunity to purchase houseplants, trees and bushes as well as pots, garden tools and gardening books in addition to the wonderful array of delicious baked goods.

In the vegetable and herb department will be the following varieties of tomatoes: ‘Jasper’ a red cherry tomato; ‘Sungold’ an orange cherry tomato; ‘Beefsteak’ tomatoes; and ‘Defiant’, JSS’s new late blight-resistant tomato; and the herb Genovese basil among others. Descriptions of all the tomatoes will be available to help home gardeners choose the perfect combinations for salads, slicing and snacking.

Master Gardener Emily Rotch will be on hand to answer questions about plants and their care. Please note the earlier opening time of 8 a.m. to enable you to visit us before heading out to the many plant sales held that day. FMI: 845-2250 or 596-4106.

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