By Carol Stocker
This Saturday is the biggest day of the year for plant sales by garden clubs and plant societies. Rarities and bargains dug from thousands of local backyards are yours to seek out.
May 11, 8 a.m.-noon, The Milton Garden Club Perennial Plant Sale, in front of The Milton Library on Canton Ave.
May 11, 8 a.m.-noon, The Amateur Gardens of Milton Annual Plant Sale, in front of Milton Town Hall on Canton Ave.
May 11, 9-11 a.m., The Marblehead Garden Club's 82nd annual plant sale, benefiting the Jeremial Lee Mansion, at the Gerry 5 VFA, 210 Beacon St., Marblehead.
May 11 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Bilerica Garden Club Plant Sale, 25 Concord Road, Billerica.
May 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Garden Club of Concord Plant Sale, Middlesex Bank, Main St., Concord.
May 11, 10 am. to 1 p.m., Kingston Garden Club annuual spring plant sale, Faunce School, 16 Green St., Kingston.
May 11. 9 a.m. to noon, Bridgewater Garden Club Plant Sale, Bridgewater Cole-Yeaton Senior Center, 10 Wally Krueger Way, Bridgewater off Rte. 18/28.
May 11, 9 a.m.:Easton Garden Club Plant Sale, Yardley-Wood Rink, 388 Depot St., S. Easton
May 11 The New England Daylily Society [www.nedaylily.org] is holding a Plant Sale on in Wakefield at the First Parish Congregational Church, 1 Church St. Sales tables open: 10:30-12:30. Auction of more expensive daylily hybrids at 12:30.
Members of the New England Daylily Society will be there at the sale to answer your questions or help you to choose a daylily for your gardens. Hundreds of daylilies will be available for purchase. Be there at the start of the sale for best selection.
Daylilies are not Lilies or bulbs. They are herbaceous perennials. Daylilies grow very well in average garden soil and although they perform better when watered during the growing season, they are drought tolerant.
If you have questions about the sale, please contact NEDS president, Adele Keohan at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about daylilies, visit the American Hemerocallis Society at www.daylilies.org.