This Saturday!! Sunshine Community Gardens Plant Sale 2015

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This Saturday!! Sunshine Community Gardens Plant Sale 2015

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30,000 hard-to-find certified organic tomato, wicked hot/sweet bell pepper plants and herbs (see plant lists below) go on sale March 7, 2015! Enjoy kidz and grownup entertainment all the while! (lineup below) Austin’s most loved, locally raised heirloom veggies and herbs make their big debut at Sunshine Community Gardens (SCG) 4814 Sunshine Dr Austin, TX 78756 March 7, 2015 at 9am. The sale is the largest certified organic non-profit plant event in Texas, and will feature over 150 tomato varieties, 72 wicked hot and sweet bell pepper varieties, 15 kinds of eggplants, 5000 herbs and other plants ready for spring planting. 9:00 Minor Mishap Marching Band 10:00 Bob Slaughter - First Set 10:30 Cranius Astounding! Children's Magic Show - 11:00 Bob Slaughter - Second Set 12:00 Adrienne Braswell The first bite of a delicious and juicy home grown organic tomato will make you beg for more! Improve your health with regular gardening exercise. Save big money by growing your own organic vegetables. Here are the lists of available veggie starts: Tomatoes: Peppers: Eggplants and Tomatillos: Come early to spend a fun-filled day. Learn organic gardening practices. Talk and shop with local vendors. Enjoy live music, and walk the 180 gardens on display. Kids love to visit the chicken coop. Purchase Lady Bug compost too! “Come join with gardeners of all ages at Austin's green oasis in the middle of the city. Buy locally grown transplants, support local merchants, including Gabriel Valley certified organic growers. SCG started in 1979 and is the largest and oldest community garden in the Austin area”, said Ila Falvey, President of SCG. SCG is a cooperative arrangement with the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI). A percentage of the Plant Sale proceeds will benefit TSBVI's horticulture and animal care programs. SCG members donate time, gardening experience and expertise to help students at the school. SCG also grow, harvest and deliver vegetables twice weekly to the Micah 6 Food Bank and Pantry totaling thousands of pounds of vegetables per year.

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