2016 Plants by Friends School Plant Sale

More catalogs by Friends School Plant Sale | 2016 Plants | 60 pages | 2018-02-07


Page 32 of 2016 Plants

may 6–8 2016 • friends school plant sale 31 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com h160 spikenard american aralia racemosa stately white plumes in summer followed by clusters of black berries roots were used in root beer a great landscape plant too perennial subshrub 36–60”h Í∏ $8.00—1 quart pot h161 stevia stevia rebaudiana ß sweeter than sugar the south american herb used as a sugar replacement treat as an annual 12”h Í∏†Ç $2.50—3.5” pot h162 tarragon french ß artemisia dracunculus photo by richard kain strong licorice-flavored herb great for flavored vinegar or used fresh with chicken carrots and omelettes perennial but can be potted in late fall for winter win$2.50—3.5” pot dowsill use 36”h ͆Ç h163 tarragon mexican tagetes lucida ß with the sweetness of licorice this handsome tender perennial is like a milder french tarragon won’t reseed in minnesota 36”h ÍΩ∫Ç´ $2.50—3.5” pot thyme thymus vulgaris bushy cushion-forming shrublet small leaves and wiry structure ornamental as well as culinary and makes a soothing tea used medicinally for sore throats and coughs good in pots easy to grow perennial ÍΩ∫Ç $2.00—2.5” pot h164 english ß—6”h $2.50—3.5” pot h165 english miniature ß—very tiny leaves forms a thick spreading patch of medium green 1–3”h h166 french also known as summer ß—10”h h167 gold lemon ß—6”h h168 lemon t citriodorus ß—extremely lemon scented solid green leaves 12”h h169 lime t citriodorus ß—bright green foliage pink flowers citrus scent 6–12”h h170 silver king ß—narrow-leaved with silver-gray foliage compact and great for containers 4”h Ω the plants are alphabetical by common name in sections annuals perennials vegetables etc with a sign above each that includes a photo and additional information indoors we hang large signs from the ceiling to show where each section is don’t forget the trees shrubs fruit grasses climbers and native plants sections are outdoors plus the hanging baskets and bulbs students are here to help $3.00—3.5” pot h171 english ß—10”h Ø see more thyme pages 16 and 26 h172 tong ho chrysanthemum coronarium ß delicious and aromatic the leaves are great for salads stir-fries and soups an old-fashioned garden plant from europe its popularity has spread throughout asia as well leaves are best when harvested young cut back for a second crop annual 12–24”h ∏Ç¥ $2.50—4 plants in a pack friends school students learn valuable lessons through cooperative tasks in all aspects of the sale from helping unload trucks full of plants to assembling clipboards to helping at curbside plant pickup or assisting shoppers in any way they can the students look forward to the sale all year long look for the brightly colored “ask me” vests the students and other section advisers are wearing below and don’t hesitate to ask them for assistance they look forward to helping the students take pride in being an integral part of the school fundraiser raising scholarship money for students h173 vanilla grass anthoxanthum odoratum great for potpourri a european bunchgrass that will establish readily in areas of poor fertility the scent of this grass made it popular as bedding straw widely naturalized in north america perennial and spreading 12–24”h Í $2.50—2.5” pot h174 verbena lemon aloysia triphylla ß wonderfully fragrant lemony herb light green pointed leaves great for topiaries tender perennial can be potted and wintered inside 36”h ͆ $2.50—3.5” pot h175 vietnamese balm elsholtzia ciliata in vietnamese cuisine this lemony herb is called rau kinh gioi and is among the leafy herbs served with soups and grilled meats pale purple flowers bloom in flat spikes in fall spreads by both seed and rhizomes treat as an annual 24”h ÍÇ $2.50—3.5” pot h176 yerba buena clinopodium douglasii ß mat-forming aromatic drought-tolerant perennial with small glossy green leaves has a pungent spicy mint scent and flavor 4–6”h Í∏Ç˝ $2.50—3.5” pot minnesota state horticultural society members save $5.00 on your purchase of $50 or more at the friends school plant sale bring your mshs membership card with you not a member join mshs at our membership table during the sale— save $5.00 off the membership and receive a special gift plus $5.00 off your plant sale purchase please note mshs table will be staffed ulgd dpwrsp saturday 9 am to noon 6xqgd dpwrsp growing gardeners for 150 years $zhvrphehqhÀwvri ‡northern gardener minnesota’s only homegrown gardening magazine ‡discount cardjrrgdwryhuqxuvhulhv and garden centers ‡discounts on mshs classes tours merchandise and plants ‡free garden show tickets and so much more www.northerngardener.org‡ thanks to ginkgo coffeehouse and kowalski’s on grand ave for providing coffee and goodies to our morning volunteers ginkgo coffeehouse is located on snelling avenue at minnehaha just 1 mile south of the fairgrounds park in back and enjoy a great beverage or food on your way to or from the plant sale.