2013 Plants by Friends School Plant Sale

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Friends School Plant Sale

Friends School Plant Sale is a fund-raising event sponsored by the Friends School of Minnesota in Saint Paul. It’s held just once each year on Mother’s Day Weekend at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand

Contact us: info@friendsschoolplantsale.com • volunteer.friendsschoolplantsale.com • 651-621-8930

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www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 10–12 2013 • friends school plant sale 3 thanks little school big sale the friends school plant sale is put together by hundreds of volunteers a s a friends school student i thank you for supporting our plant if you’d like to find out more about friends school of minnesota sale by doing this you are helping raise money for scholarships please visit our website at www.fsmn.org or talk with any of the stuif you are new to the plant sale or wondering why we put so dent or parent volunteers at the sale much time and energy into this large-scale fundraiser here are some the friends school plant sale raises half of the tuition aid given to things you should know the friends school plant sale is over 30 percent of our students it is made possible by made possible by volunteers at the school in order to raise the thousands of hours volunteered by friends family money for need-based tuition aid for our students students and alumni of the

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 10–12 2013 • friends school plant sale 9 herbs geranium scented pelargonium marjoram sweet continued oregano origanum vulgare key grows well in containers colorful flowers delicious fragrances bring indoors for winter ÍΩ†´ $2.50—3.5” pot h082 zaatar ß—soft gray-green leaves tastes like a combination of sweet majoram thyme and oregano not to be confused with za’atar the herb blend 4–6”h essential for italian and greek cooking leaves can be used fresh or dried in tomato sauces soups meat fish and salads perennial Í∏∫ΩÂÇ´ Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $2.50—3.5” pot h053 lady plymouth ß—the scent of the crinkly green and white variegated leaves is variously described as “rose,” “citrus,” and “eucalyptus.” you’ll have to smell it for yourself clusters of small flowers

14 friends school plant sale • may 10–12 2013 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com garden perennials daylilies hemerocallis all of the daylilies listed as bareroot can be found on the shelves just west of the perennial section $3.00 each—in bulbs bareroots p178 bitsy—cute short early bloomer and rebloomer yellow 16”h p179 catherine woodbury—orchid-pink fragrant flowers july to august 18–36”h p180 kindly light—midseason yellow-green spider 24–36”h p181 mary jane ◊—delicately scented pale pink 6” flower with numerous buds on nicely balanced side stems mid-season 26”h p182 mary reed—beautiful purple bi-tone with white mid-ribs and yellowish-green throat extended mid-summer blooms 12–24”h p183 prairie moonlight ◊—large 8” creamy beige flowers truly shimmer against a green throat mid-season bloom 34”h p184 prairie queen—soft pink with ruffled

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com lilies may 10–12 2013 • friends school plant sale 19 note lilies sold as bulbs can be found in bulbs bareroots along the west left side of the perennial section lilium ∫ lilies make a bold statement in the garden most lilies prefer to be planted with their “heads in the sun feet in the shade” in well-drained soil they show off best in your garden planted in groups of three to five and we offer prices to make that affordable if you plant several groups with different blooming times you can lengthen the season lilies are also good nectar plants for butterflies and moths note while lilies are nontoxic for humans they are extremely poisonous to cats unbeatable midsummer color these bulbs increase year after year they benefit from being divided when their stems are crowded more lilies to share bloom at the end of june into july asiatic lilies Í∏∫ $4.00 for 3 in bulbs bareroots p417 tiny padhye—white petal

24 friends school plant sale • may 10–12 2013 vegetables key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade Ω good for bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly ç attractive foliage Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover  medicinal ˜ minnesota native ‰ rock garden † cold-sensitive keep above 40°f Ø certified organic ¥ toxic to humans ß saturday restock www.friendsschoolplantsale.com vegetables want to grow in full sun Í unless otherwise noted bareroot vegetables are found on the tables in the vegetable section not in bareroots v067 malabar spinach ß basella alba var rubra unusual edible climber with large reddish glossy sensuous leaves and stems this plant got a lot of comments in our garden at the state fair in the heat of the summer when all of the garden spinach turns bitter malabar spinach is at its best the leaves taste remarkably like traditional spinach and can be

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 10–12 2013 • friends school plant sale 29 seed savers list what has gone wrong over the last 50 years almost every change we have made as a society to how we live and how we farm has been unfriendly to bees seed savers exchange will be located by the central stairway within the vegetable section we have more concrete more lawns more pesticides and more giant farms growing corn and soybeans we have fewer weeds and fewer flowers as individuals who care about the health of bees there are they will be at the sale on friday and saturday only seeds will not be available during sunday’s discount sale some things we can’t do much about bee diseases bee genetics but as gardeners we have a powerful tool that little piece of ground we call our own back yard make some simple changes and then per sse will be selling these varieties for $2.50 per pack suade your neighbor and their neighbor to do the same it will make vegetable seeds a

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 10–12 2013 • friends school plant sale 35 annual flowers a228 eucalyptus ◊ eucalyptus macrocarpa a tree in its native australian habitat treated as an annual in minnesota or wintered indoors drought tolerant ghostly powdery silver-blue-gray 2–5” elliptical leaves popular with flower arrangers fragrant 24–36”h Í¥ $5.00—4” pot falling stars crocosmia x crocosmiiflora arching sprays of delicate funnel-shaped blooms over-winter by digging up and storing the corms Í∏ $3.00—3.5” pot a229 lucifer—robust bright red flowers on slightly arching branched spikes add brilliance to any garden plant it in moist well-drained soil may survive in the ground if well-mulched 36”h $5.00—6 plants in a pack a230 mars ◊ß—star-shaped red-orange trumpets 24”h a231 farewell to spring clarkia rubicunda this rare california native with the great common

40 friends school plant sale • may 10–12 2013 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annual flowers hanging baskets specia lt ybasketsa627 silver dollar vine zerosicyos danguyi 6” basket—$12.00 round shiny succulent-like leaves on trailing vines Í a580 torch of texas ipomopsis rubra ß ◊ wishbone flower continued dozens of small bright crimson blooms atop tall narrow columns of feathery foliage well drained soil native to the u.s gulf coast reseeding biennial to 72”h Í ∫˙ $2.00—4 plants in a pack a600 catalina gilded grape ß—snapdragon-like yel a581 troy’s gold ß plectranthus ciliatus $4.00—4” pot low flowers with purple centers need no deadheading to bloom all season trailing habit 16”h $5.00—4” pot a601 solarina white veil ◊ß—white petals blending into a purple throat semi-trailing 36” 6–10”h petal-like bracts come in a range of colors and last

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 10–12 2013 • friends school plant sale 45 shrubs and trees we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover s046 dogwood red twig cornus sericea ß fir abies forsythia forsythia a northern classic great for winter interest with its red branches green leaves white flowers rounded shape douglas county minn source 8–10’h Í∏Ó Ω˜¥ $11.00—5.25” pot short soft needles on beautifully shaped evergreens narrow pyramidal evergreen with horizontal branches and drooping lower branches Í∏ $17.00—2 gal pot elderberry sambucus nigra s049 balsam a balsamea—a popular christmas tree the classic spring-blooming shrub soft yellow flowers line arching branches in april forsythias are named for the scottish botanist william forsyth who was the superintendent of kensington gardens in london and a founder of the royal horticultural society Í∏ european native with saw-toothed

50 friends school plant sale • may 10–12 2013 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com native wild flowers key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade Ω good for bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly ç attractive foliage Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover  medicinal ˜ minnesota native ‰ rock garden † cold-sensitive keep above 40°f ¥ toxic to humans ß saturday restock n091 goldenrod showy ß solidago speciosa n100 indigo cream wild baptisia leucophaea jacob’s ladder continued graceful long cones of densely clustered yellow miniflowers on reddish stems with olive-green foliage blooms august–october probably the nicest goldenrod for sunny locations seed from northeastern iowa or southeastern minnesota 24–36”h Í∏ ı∫Ω˜¥ $3.00—3.5” pot blue-green pea-like foliage early flowering species is adorned with long spikes