SFA Gardens to host spring plant sale at new location
April 11, 2011 - Public Affairs
The SFA Gardens at Stephen F. Austin State University
will host its annual Garden Gala Day from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 16. The
sale is moving to a new location at the SFA Pineywoods Native Plant Center,
2900 Raguet St.
The SFA Campus Recreation's Outdoor Pursuits program will host its 4th
annual Earth Day Celebration in conjunction with this year's sale.
A wide variety of hard-to-find, "Texas tough" plants will be available,
including new introductions, Texas natives, heirlooms, perennials and
exclusive SFA introductions. Plants are extensively trialed in the gardens
before being offered to the public.
This plant sale fundraiser benefits the SFA Gardens and its educational
programs, which reach over 15,000 students ages 1 to 100 on a yearly basis.
The public is encouraged to arrive early and bring a wagon. For more
information, call (936) 468-4404, or visit http://arboretum.sfasu.edu and
click on upcoming events.