2012 Spring Plant Sales & Swaps in Western MA

2012 Spring Plant Sales & Swaps

Plant swaps and sales take place all over Western MA in the spring time. Here we’ve started a list of swap/sales happening in the region. Add your community or organization swap HERE.

Friday, May 11th, 2012

11am-5pm in Stockbridge: Berkshire Botanical Garden’s annual plant sale takes place this weekend!  There will be tons and tons of plants, many locally grown, as well as antiques, a container garden design station, and gardeners available to offer help and advice.  Find the perfect plants to plant in your garden.  413-298-3926.  5 West Stockbridge Road.  

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

8:30am-2pm in Williamsburg: Find plants to expand your garden with at a plant sale in the Williamsburg Town Center today!  There will be a wide variety of locally grown plants, including hanging baskets, miniatures for rock gardens, and more.  Visitors can get advice from master gardeners, and there will be soil testing from 9am-12noon.  Benefits the town’s elementary schools and Hampshire Regional High School.

9am-1pm in Northampton: Northampton Save Our Schools is having their 16th annual plant sale at Smith Vocational School!  Along with plants, there will be compost, garden furniture, and other treasures for sale!  80 Locust Street.  413-537-4437.

9am-12noon in Ashfield: Peruse locally grown plants at the Ashfield Congregational Church’s annual plant sale!  There will be perennials, annuals, herbs, and veggies (come early if you want perennials!).  413-625-6967.  429 Main Street.  

9am-5pm in Stockbridge: Berkshire Botanical Garden’s annual plant sale takes place this weekend!  There will be tons and tons of plants, many locally grown, as well as antiques, a container garden design station, and gardeners available to offer help and advice.  Find the perfect plants to plant in your garden.  413-298-3926.  5 West Stockbridge Road.  

10am-2pm in Plainfield: Celebrate the groundbreaking of a new community garden at the Guyette Farm!  There will be an introduction to the garden space, a groundbreaking with oxen, opportunities to learn about tool use and maintenance, guided walks around the farm, baby lambs, and a plant sale!  Come to the Hilltown Spring Festival following this event. Gloyd Street.

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

8am-1pm in Athol: The North Quabbin Garden Club will hold their annual plant sale at the Millers River Environmental Center. 100, Main St.

9am-3pm in Sunderland:  The Sunderland Library is hosting a plant, book, and bake sale today!  Acquire some new plants for your garden, some treats, and new reading material, all while helping raise money for the library.  413-665-2642.  20 School Street.

9am-12noon in Buckland: Visit Red Gate Farm today for their spring open house!  The event includes a great plant sale (gather up some things to plant in your garden), hayrides, tours of the pond, a chance to meet goats, and a flower pot painting activity for kids.  413-625-9503.  4 Norman Road.

9am-1pm in Shelburne Falls: Fill your garden this weekend with plants from the annual Bridge of Flowers plant sale!  Proceeds benefit upkeep of the bridge.  Takes place at Trinity Baptist Church.  Main Street.

9am-1pm in Holyoke: The Wistariahurst Museum’s annual Gardeners’ Plant Sale takes place today!  Bring a wagon for easy shopping – there will be plants for indoors and out, and tons of uncommon varieties!  Learn about plants and expand your garden.  413-322-5660.  238 Cabot Street.

11am-5pm in Sturbridge: Old Sturbridge Village will be selling heirloom plants and giving away heirloom tomato plants to museum visitors. 800-733-1830. 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road.

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

9am-12Noon in Leverett: The Leverett Historical Society will holding their annual plant sale at the Town Hall.  Gardening books will also be part of this sale.

9am-12noon in Deerfield:  The Tilton Library will hold a plant sale.

2 Comments

  1. May 17, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    BikeFest sounds super fun too! Thanks for posting info about the seedling swap, Carleen!

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  2. May 17, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    Seedling Swap at MASS MoCA
    11-2 on Saturday the 19th

    Heading to BikeFest? Stop by the upside-down trees and check out the seedling swap, sponsored by Storey Publishing and Hoosac Harvest. Bring seedlings to swap, or make a donation to Hoosac Harvest and take a seedling or two home with you!

    For more info, email Carleen: carleen_madigan@hotmail.com

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