Members Only Benefits at the Spring Flower Fair

 

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Members benefits during the 2018 Spring Flower Fair

Preview Sale: Thursday, May 10th, 3:00 to 7:30 pm - The event has become so popular the following guidelines must be followed:

The preview is held each year before the sale opens to the public. The 2018 preview will take place on Thursday, May 11th from 3:00pm - 7:30pm. Avoid the weekend crowds while you have a glass of wine and be the first to select and purchase your plants.

  • You will eligible to attend the event based on your Membership level
    Friend - eligible to purchase 1 $35 ticket
    Dual and Family - eligible to purchase 2 $35 tickets
    Sponsor - 2 complimentary tickets
    Benefactor and Patron - 4 complimentary tickets
    Professional Organization - 6 complimentary tickets
  • You membership must be valid by May 1, 2018 in order to attend
  • All Members will receive an invitation and only members with tickets will be admitted to the preview (this is a catered event).

Plant Discount:

All members with their membership card will receives a 10% discount on plants at the sale on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You must present your membership card to the cashier at the time of the sale.

Pre-Sale Plants

Each year we feature a few plants that are very difficult to find or are typically very expensive to purchase and – as a benefit of being a Gardens Member – we are offering them for sale to members in advance of the spring sale.  The plants will be available for pick-up on Thursday, May 10 at the Preview Sale or Friday, May 11 between 10 am and 6 pm. View the Pre-Sale Pants here.

Classes:

Spring Flower Fair Herb/Vegetable Sale Highlights Class: Thursday, April 26 at 7:00pm
Join us for this two-part preview talk about the vegetable and herb plants that will be available at this year’s plant sale. The first hour will focus on the wide array of vegetables, including unusual crops and popular tomato varieties. For the second hour, join Gardens’ volunteer Caren White to get a sneak-peek at our large selection of herbs. From culinary to aromatic, medicinal to ornamental, Caren will share tips about growing conditions and uses of some of our most popular herbs, as well as information about some of the new varieties you will see this year.
Rutgers Gardens Members: Free please RSVP to Mary Ann Schrum
Location: Holly House

SFF Highlights Talk - Herbaceous and Woody Plants: Friday, April 27at 7:00pm
Join the Director, Bruce Crawford, to get a preview of some of the plants that will be available at this year's sale. Learn about the growing conditions and uses of some of our most popular plants, as well as the rare and unusual.
Rutgers Gardens Members: Free please RSVP to Mary Ann Schrum
Location: Holly House