The Friends of Manito Fall Plant Sale is on September 7, 2013

The Friends of Manito, 509.456.8038

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 9:22 a.m.

Saturday, September 7, 2013
Members shop at 8:00 a.m. for the best selection
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. open to public

The Friends of Manito (TFM) are thrilled to present a large selection of plant varieties including edibles Pink Lemonade blueberry and Natchez blackberry. TFM Sales always have the new to the market plants comprising Proven Winner Hostas, coneflowers, coralbells, hyssop, and yellow blooming shasta daisies.

To learn about all the plants for sale, see the attached PDF for a complete detailed list of plants for sale this fall from The Friends of Manito. This list contains information about vines and shrubs and details about deer resistant, drought tolerant, shade, sun, and house plants.

Back by popular demand are several types of bulbs:

  • Daffodils
  • Crocus
  • Tulips
  • Ornamental onions
  • Crown imperials

Go to the Friends of Manito website for a plant photo album with over 250 pictures

Free informative talks and demonstrations
  • 10:00 a.m. How to prepare our plants for winter, a new and easier way presented by Theodora Sallee.
  • 11:00 a.m. Make amazing things with dried gourds presented by Karen Jerome
  • 12:00 a.m. Growing bulbs to extend the bloom season in the garden presented by Gabi Tilly
  • 1:00 p.m. Discover deer resistant plants presented by Eberhard Schmidt. Take home a deer resistant plant list and garden design handout.
  • 2:00 p.m. Attract those hummers like never before presented by Linnell Hinchey.
Kids will have lots of fun

Children will be making leaf masks, gnarly fall trees, & autumn wreaths

Music for your enjoyment
  • The Barking Katz Band will provide music during the morning hours. They play a mixture of Country, Blue Grass, Classic Rock and Roll, and Popular Contemporary.
  • Jed Wagner, a tremendously talented pianist and member of Manito Park Staff, will serenade us from 11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. He will perform his own compositions with a classical flare.

Visa and Mastercard accepted
Many grocery carts will be available for purchases. Veterans, bring your wagons.
Knowledgeable volunteers to answer any of your questions.