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Join us in Van Vleck Gardens for our fabulous annual sale of gorgeous flowers, baskets, fruits, vegetables and herbs that will dazzle in your garden. Curated by our Director of Horticulture, we have a dazzling array of healthy and stunning plants to choose from on our formal lawn. Our plant advisors can help you find what will work in your garden or patio spots. After you find all your plants to make your heart sing, enjoy a walk around lovely Van Vleck Gardens and a moment of springtime zen.
During the sale, we will be accepting shelf-stable food donations for Human Needs Pantry and Toni’s Kitchen through a partnership with Rao’s Homemade, our sponsor and community partner. Please look for the marked bins near the check-out table to donate.
Thursday, May 4th, 5PM – 7PM Members’ preview night. Enjoy a 10% discount and early sale access as a member. Join here. A special pop-up store by La Serra Gardens will be at this event with interesting gardening items and unique statuary.
Friday, May 5th, 9AM – 4PM Public Sale
Saturday, May 6th, 9AM – 4PM Public Sale
Sunday, May 7th, 10AM – 4PM Public Sale
Thanks to our sponsors for their support
An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 13, 2023
An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 10, 2023
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2023
21 Van Vleck Street,
Montclair, NJ 07042
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