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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Plant Sale News Aug. 29th 2013

Hello all, and thanks for continuing to follow our blog and news of Mitch Armstrong Nursery.  The Saturday morning Summer Market at Williams Park here in St. Pete, came to an end last weekend and we are very grateful for the turnout and support to us and all our fellow vendors over the summer months.

The 12th Season of the Regular big Saturday Morning Market, will reopen on Sat. Oct. 5th, back at Al Lang Field parking lot in downtown St. Pete.

In the meantime, we are holding Plant Sales at our house, this weekend, and next (spreading it out over 2 weekends at we know there is a lot going on here in town, plus it will give Mitch time to bring more plants up from the nursery).  See details below !

We have lots of good bargains, and good stock that needs to go to good homes, so we can make room for our inventory for the Fall season.

Passion Vines are blooming gloriously around here and right now, in stock, we have Lady Margaret (the Burgundy colored flower, which is a butterfly host and nectar plant); Alata Ceruella (purple/blue/white colored flower which is butterfly host, nectar and feeder plant); Quadrangularis (large leaf/stem with purple/red/white flower which is butterfly friendly as well as fruit bearing); Purple Possum (frilly purple/white flower and our most popular fruit bearing passion fruiting vine).

We have some other great Butterfly friendly specimens, such as the Popcorn Cassia, Chaya (white flowering Jatropha that has edible leaves) and Giant Milkweed (lavender flower).

Also in stock, is one of our most popular plant specimens, Egyptian Papyrus. In 3 gallons, they average around 5 to 6 ft tall now.

Shade plant right now, we have some great stuff; Sunset Philodendron, Lemon-Lime Philodendron, N'Joy pathos, Giant Elephant Ears, Spearhead Alocasia and more.

And, lots of other misc. plants that need good homes!

Here are the details on the plant sale:

Place:  1331 39th Avenue North, St. Pete 33703 (corner of 14th street and 39th avenue north)

Friday, Aug. 30th  10am-6pm
Sat. August 31st,  10 am - 6pm
Friday, Sept. 6th, 10am=6pm
Sat. Sept. 7th 10am-6pm

Need to come earlier, or late than these times? No problem, email or call us and we will try and accommodate your schedule !  Remember too, for the next month until regular market begins, we are always available during the week, by appointment.

Stay tuned next week as we gear up for our Fall season and will give you great news about the Market and our Fall Plant Shows.

We hope you can come on by this weekend or next, stop for a chat, tour the garden, find some great plants, and have a cold Lemonaide !

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