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Spring Fest Plant Sale

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The Fifth Annual Spring Fest Plant Sale is Saturday at the West Monroe Farmers Market.  A variety of plants will be on sale and that includes those you need for planting a home garden. Christie Francis is a master gardener.

"Lots of vegetables...we have 40 different kinds of tomatoes...several kinds of peppers, egg plant, swiss chard, celery."

Plus you'll find flowers and ornamentals to decorate your home and enhance the beauty of your landscape. Christie Francis:

"Because master gardeners we're all about education.  We choose plants that are useful like the herbs, native plants, butterfly garden plants."

Master Gardeners and other local experts will be on hand to answer your lawn and garden questions. Master Gardener Elaine Smith:

"The master gardener program is a service and educational program of the LSU AgCenter.  The idea is to receive top notch training from specialists like the Hammond Research Center.  Master Gardeners benefit from that."

Also you'll find many plants that are on the list of Louisiana Super Plants, those are suited especially to the state's climate.  The sale starts and nine and runs until three in the afternoon.

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