2017-04-19 / Local News

21st annual Flower & Garden Fair is Saturday

Comet staff report

The Carroll County Garden Club is sponsoring its 21st annual Carroll County Flower & Garden Fair on Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Merchants Building at Flora Community Park. Vendors will sell vegetable, herb, and annual and perennial flower plants along with hanging baskets, garden art, and other garden related items.

A free children’s booth will give children an opportunity to transplant a flower and take it home with them.

Carroll County Parks Board will offer grilled porkburgers and drinks. There will also be coffee and donuts available from the Garden Club.

The popular “People’s Choice Garden Photo Contest” will be held again this year. Anyone can enter up to three (3) 4”x6” photos of any garden-related subject. Do not mount or frame photos. Submit photos (with name and address on the back) to the club at 603 E. Jackson St., Flora, IN 46929, before the deadline of April 20.

A Gardening Question & Answer Booth will be available with access to Purdue Resources. This year specialist

Britt Reese, Clinton County Ag Educator, is bringing her plant disease knowledge and her microscope to advise about the care of unhealthy or struggling plants.

There will be random cash door prizes. The event is free and everyone is welcome.

For more information or to learn more about the Garden Club, contact Doris Harter at (574) 686-2046.

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