The Scarborough Land Trust and Rebel Hill Farms are holding a Native Plant Sale on Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to noon. The sale will be held in the back of the On the Vine Marketplace parking lot, 591 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough.

In addition, ordering plants from the UMaine Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale began on May 9 and continues through May 26.

Plants from the Scarborough Land Trust can be ordered ahead of time from Rebel Hill Farm by visiting their website at https://rebelhillfarm.com/ or by calling the farm at (207) 589-3023. Rebel Hill Farm grows organic perennial plants. Their specialty are native plants and they have been providing plants to Maine residents for the last 30 years. A list of 2021 available plants are on the website.

In addition to preorders. There will be a variety of native plants available for purchase on the morning of May 15. The Scarborough Land Trust will also have a variety of books related to nature, birds, pollinators, and environmental writing available for sale. Other items for sale include Scarborough Land Trust hats, water bottles and mugs. Proceeds will benefit the conservation work of the Land Trust.

For more information about the Scarborough Land Trust and how to become a supporter, visit www.scarboroughlandtrust.org or call (207) 289-1199.

In addition, the 26th annual University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale in Cumberland County will be a hybrid event with advance online ordering beginning on May 9, and in-person pick up, over the extended Memorial Day weekend from May 28 to June 1. The in-person pick up will take place at the Village Park in Falmouth.

The online catalog and order form  became available on Mother’s Day, May 9 and customers have until May 26 to place their order. Hundreds of locally grown vegetables, flowers, herbs, native, and perennial offerings can be found in the online catalogue. All proceeds from this plant sale support educational and food security projects across Cumberland County and include large undertakings such as demonstration gardens, Maine Harvest for Hunger initiatives, therapeutic gardens, school gardens, youth programs, and more.

Place your order online along with the date and time you’d like to pick-up your plants and Master Gardener volunteers will be on-hand at Village Park, to help load purchases and answer questions. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, visit the website https://extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/master-gardener-plant-sale/ or contact Pamela Hargest, 207-781-6099; [email protected]

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