Bixby’s plant and book sales are this weekend

VERGENNES — The Friends of Bixby Memorial Library will hold their annual plant and book sales on Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June at the library at 258 Main Street. The book sale will begin Friday, June 7, from 3- 6 p.m. Then, on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., both books and plants will be available for purchase.
The plant sale will feature varied selections for the Locavore’s Delight — farm fresh eggs, spring asparagus, and rhubarb — as well as selections from “Secret Gardeners” annuals, perennials, vegetables. Gardeners will also find shrubs and berry bushes, perennial plants of all kinds, herbs and gently used gardening items for sale. 
For tomato epicures, a “friend” is donating the gourmet paste tomato San Marzano plants. Other selections include unique perennials donated by Paul Sokol formerly of Addison Gardens and annual flowers from Red Wagon Plants, Hinesburg. The Boys and Girls Club members and students at Vergennes Union Elementary School have nurtured seedlings for this sale benefiting the Bixby Library.
Books will be sold by donation, and include gardening books, home decorating, craft and home repair books and select cook books. There will also a wide variety of adult and children’s books on all topics at bargain prices as well as CD fiction audiobooks and various Vermont-themed books, subjects, and authors.
For additional information or where to donate plants, call 877-6392 or deliver to the Bixby Library Friday, June 7, between 2 and 5 p.m.

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