Suffield - posted Apr, 29 2011
The Suffield Garden Club will hold its 34th Annual May Market on May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be on the grounds and in the barn of the historic Phelps-Hatheway House on South Main Street in the center of town. This popular event is a great way to begin your garden plantings while meeting friends and neighbors and having a good time. Admission is free.
There will be a large variety of locally grown specialty trees, flowering shrubs, fruit trees, azalea bushes, rose bushes and also several different varieties of blueberry bushes. Each blueberry bush comes with free netting to protect them from hungry birds.There will be large, full bloom geraniums, grown for this sale by the Agriscience students at Suffield High School, who will also provide numerous flats of flower and vegetable seedlings. Mothers Day gifts including fresh floral arrangements and planted tufa troughs will also be available along with our truly unique stepping stones and copper/silver birdfeeders.
Besides the large selection of plants, one of the booths will feature plants and perennials from members’gardens. Be sure to visit the Collectibles Booth to find unique treasures at very reasonable prices. Located close by is Gourmet Foods, tables full of delicious home baked pastries from the kitchens of club members. And whenever you need a rest, be sure to visit the unique coffee booth where you’ll find some treats to go with your coffee or hot chocolate. They’ll also make a gift to you of whichever coffee mug you select.
Suffield Garden Club May Market is known for its better than competitive pricing. This sale is our major fund raiser and helps support the numerous Garden Club programs throughout the community. Quality, specialty and fair prices can all be had at May Market, right in the center of Suffield on May 7, rain or shine.