Heirloom Plant Sale
May 2 thru May 17, 2015
9am - 5pm Wed/Sat and 12-5pm on Sun.
Adena Mansion and Gardens annual plant sale focuses on a?oheirlooma?? plants a?" varieties raised and passed on before the advent of industrial farming. Many go back at least as far as Worthingtona?Ts time.
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme a?" treasured staples of the medieval pantry and probably Thomas Worthingtona?Ts as well a?" will be among the 85 varieties of herbs, tomatoes, vegetables and flowers on sale at this yeara?Ts Adena Mansion and Gardens plant sale.
Flower varieties for sale that are the same as those grown in the gardens include foxglove, Maltese cross, morning glory, dianthus, coreopsis, Sweet William, and balsam.
Among herbs in the sale, lavender and thyme are also grown in the garden.
Also available will be dill, basil, chives, oregano, cucumbers, peppers, and cabbage to name a few. Tomato varieties for sale will include Black from Tula, Arkansas Traveler, Black Sea Man, Cherokee Purple, Mortgage Lifter, Hillbilly (Potato Leaf), and Green Zebra.
There will also be metal art for purchase, such as bottle trees and shepherds hooks. In addition there will also be some hanging baskets and vegetables.
Cost: Free eventContact:
Adena Mansion Gardens
847 Adena Road
Phone: 740-772-1500, 800-319-7248
Web Site: http://www.adenamansion.com/index.htm