at the Boat House
Southampton Streetscape Plant Sale
Saturday, June 14th at the Boat House in Southampton
This sale helps pay for the hanging flower baskets in downtown Southampton.
This is the fourth year for this annual community event.
We hope to expand the sale this year to include displays showcasing the work of local groups (i.e. The Rotary Club and The Propeller Club) and the Town in creating fabulous community garden spaces. We’re working on a few other additions as well that will encourage folks to look to local suppliers to enhance their gardens this year.
Ways you can help
Contribute plant materialsto the sale -- divisions from your garden; extra seedlings or cuttings grown especially for the sale; or, excess plants purchased in May that you just don't have room for in your garden will help us raise money for downtown beautification. Perhaps you might consider rooting leaves from your indoor African violets and starting small plants that we could sell at the sale.
Create a container garden using a recycled container and donate it to be sold at the Plant Sale.
Donate gently used garden tools, books or magazines for sale at this event.
Get together with a friend and come to the sale on Saturday, June 14th and buy a few plants to add to your own gardens.
Help us network by telling your friends and neighbours about the sale and encouraging them to contact us if they have plants or other materials to contribute.
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*The Southampton Streetscape Committee is a very small volunteer group that meets periodically to engage in activities that enhance downtown beautification. This group has been successful in realizing Phase I of the downtown period lighting project, decorating downtown to support Pumpkinfest, purchasing new holiday decorations (with the generous assistance of the Chantry Island Cham-Bettes), lobbying for enhancements to downtown street amenities and improvements to the boulevard plantings near the Flag. Future plans -- extending the period lighting east to Victoria Street and west to Huron Street, hosting a fall plant sale and more holiday decorative elements. We definitely welcome more volunteers to become involved in our activities