Hillsborough County Extension Service, The Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association and the Hillsborough County Fair invite everyone who’s looking for a great deal on great plants for Tampa Bay area landscapes to their Annual Plant Auction at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds, 215 Sydney-Washer Rd., Dover.
This is a unique opportunity to purchase quality plants donated by local growers at wholesale prices. Landscape shrubs, trees, ground covers, flowering annuals, perennials, herbs, hanging baskets and houseplants will be available as well as gardening supplies and fertilizers. Items will be sold in both live and silent auctions. Proceeds benefit youth ornamental horticulture activities and scholarships for area college students pursuing horticultural careers.
After the auction, enjoy the rest of the day at the Hillsborough County Fair. Parking is free. Admission to the fair is $7 for adults, $5 for students 6 years old through high school and free for children 5 years old and younger.
For more information, call Shawn Steed, Hillsborough County Extension Service, at 813-744-5519.