Go garden-green this St. Patrick’s Day by heading to Mercer Botanic Garden’s annual March Mart Plant Sale Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This premier event offers tax-free shopping with no admission charge. Featured items include monarch butterfly host plants such as native and tropical milkweed; stunning tropical gingers; special selections of Mercer-grown plants; and Gulf Coast natives.
Plants will be organized throughout Mercer in the following groups: annuals and perennials, gingers, native plants, herbs and vegetables, trees and shrubs, and shade plants. Vendors with tropicals, ferns, and carnivorous plants will also be onsite.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own wagons to transport purchases as only a limited number of wagons are available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. A large plant holding area will be available to allow multiple wagon loads.
Early entrance for The Mercer Society (TMS) members begins Saturday, March 17 at 8 a.m. Visit www.themercersociety.org to learn more about becoming a TMS member and the various levels of membership. [Organizer's description]