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(Enlarge) Left to right, Meade Area Garden Club volunteers Joy Whitby, Joan Heath, Diana Zotcavage and Missy Duncan have extended this year's annual greenhouse garden sale until May 14.

The Meade Area Garden Club has extended its annual greenhouse garden sale until May 14, so it's not too late to buy flowers, vegetables and baskets for your garden.

The sale, which began April 24, has been extended so the Fort Meade community can continue to buy plants and baskets for spring.

"We're doing pretty good. We still have a lot [of merchandise] left," said Missy Duncan, president of the club. "All of our days have been very busy." The sale will be held noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The most popular plants this year have been impatiens, begonias, petunias, lantanas, and sun coleus, according to several Meade Area Garden Club volunteers. Hanging baskets have also been popular. Prices for flowers and vegetables range from $2.50 to $18.99 and $15 to $18 for hanging baskets.

Merchandise for the sale ranges from perennials - plants that come back numerous times throughout the year - such as thyme, oregano, wild violets and parsley, to annuals - plants that come back only once a year - such as petunias, basil and sweet potato vine. Duncan said the club has averaged about $500 per day and hopes to cover its expenses for the sale, which raises funds to operate the club's greenhouse.

Duncan said any merchandise left over from the sale will be donated to organizations and agencies on post that request a need for plants.

Sgt. 1st Class Dale Schmidt, 744th Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), said he was pleased with the quality of the merchandise and found the prices to be reasonable. "I just wanted some tomato plants and a plant or two for my wife."


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