Kingston Garden Club Springs to Life

Released March 11, 2007

Kingston Garden Club members are busily preparing for their Spring Plant Sale to be held on May 5 at the Kingston Community Center. Plant Sale chairman Sandie Peterson promises that the sale will be even bigger and better this year. Members of the club have been dividing and repotting some of their prize plants to share with the gardening public. Everything your heart desires can usually be found at this sale. There will be shrubs, annuals, perennials, ground covers and vegetables. And not to be forgotten are houseplants to extend your garden indoors. The Plant Sale is well known throughout the community for providing a wide variety of plants at reasonable prices.

The Plant Sale is a fun event for Kingston Garden Club members who adopt an “everything must go” attitude.  The sale begins at 9 a.m., so arrive early for the best selection of perennials, vines, shrubs or ground covers. Drop by later before the 2 p.m. closing for reduced prices and the drawing of tickets for the raffle baskets.

The raffle baskets have been an important fundraiser for the Kingston Garden Club, thanks to the generosity of local merchants and nurseries who donate gift certificates and items for the baskets.

Proceeds from the plant sale are used to benefit local community projects that help beautify Kingston. Proceeds are also used to fund the Aloha Wright Grant Program, which awards grants in two general categories. The Special Projects grants are awarded to community beautification projects and environmental improvements with long-term civic impact. Educational Assistance grants can be used for text books, supplies, tools, or other items which facilitate learning experiences for individuals and classrooms.

Last year grants were awarded viagra sans ordonnance to the Gordon Elementary PTA for construction of their “safe walk to school”, viagra masticable o comun Wolfle Elementary School for the renovation of their nature trail and outdoor education classroom, and Stillwaters Environmental Center to remove non-native invasive plants in the local watershed and for their replacement with appropriate plants.

To learn more about the Aloha Wright Grand Program, contact