East Hawai‘i Master Gardeners Plant Sale blooms again
If you’re looking for a fun-filled day with the prospect of picking up a plant or two for your garden, the East Hawai‘i Master Gardeners have an upcoming event grown just for you.
The group’s first in-person Plant Sale since before the COVID-19 pandemic is blooming from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Komohana Research and Extension Center in Hilo. The sale will feature succulents, perennial edibles, natives, seed starts from the University of Hawai‘i, ornamentals, pollinator plants, seeds and more.
Some of the plants that will be available for purchase include vanilla vine, moringa, ‘ae‘ae, annatto, Love in a mist, large and small anthurium, strawberries, perennial peanut and tulsi basil. Several sizes of terracotta pots also will be for sale.
The inventory is subject to change without notice. Sales will be cash only and on a first come, first serve basis.
There also will be several booths featuring information about small-scale hydroponics, perennial edibles, the Big Island Invasive Species Committee, One Cacao Tree and the Hawai‘i Ant Lab, plus more. Those who attend also can talk about their garden projects with Master Gardeners and get plants and insects identified.
For more information, email [email protected].
The Komohana Research and Extension Center is located at 875 Komohana St. in Hilo.
For updates, follow the East Hawai‘i Master Gardeners on Facebook and Instagram. You can also find more about the group online.