The Ottumwa Courier

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April 25, 2014

Laureate Guild plant sale May 3

OTTUMWA — The 38th Annual Laureate Guild plant sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon May 3 at the Central Park located between City Hall and the Ottumwa Public Library.

“Early birds” will find prized perennials from local gardens at very affordable prices. There will also be a large selection of beautiful hanging baskets by Nick’s Gardens of Pella. Annuals and vegetables in large quantities and multiple varieties will come from Ostrander’s Greenhouse of Eldon. This year, those attending may register for a door prize.

There will be free coffee provided by Hy-Vee North, free activities for children beginning at 9 a.m. and music by Ottumwa students.

All proceeds from the plant sale will go the Ottumwa Children’s Public Library.

The sale will be cancelled only if there is pouring rain or a late snow.

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