A volunteer group that maintains public flower beds in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania
SALTSBURG HERBAL SOCIETY
A 501(c)(4) organization
Canal Days is coming!!
It's time for our annual Last-Chance May Mart sale in
conjunction with Saltsburg's Canal Days celebration.
Where? Behind the Rebecca Hadden Stonehouse Museum, 105
Friday, June 2, 4-8 p.m.
Saturday, June 3, 9-5 p.m.
Sunday, June 4, 11-3 p.m. Prices reduced at 3 p.m. There will be
no giveaways this year.
Bee guy Jerry Repasky will be there with his locally produced
honey again this year.
Many herbs, including cilantro, the 2017 Herb of the Year,
hard-to-find or unusual herbs, and perennials, including the
Perennial of the Year, Butterfly Weed (asclepias tuberosa). New
plants this year include purple millet, tithonia (Mexican
sunflower), and Bells of Ireland. Blooming annuals include wax
begonias and of course, tropical milkweed (asclepias
curassavica), an important host plant for monarch butterflies.
Other unusual plants include Pumpkin-on-a-stick (an
ornamental eggplant), candy corn vine (annual), and Dancing
Dolphin vine (Columnea "Diablo"), a really cool houseplant.
We hope to have edelweiss as well as a variety of uncommon
mints, such as mountain and Cuban mints, in time for the sale. If
anyone is looking for something hard to find, please contact
Louisa to see if she can get it for you. 724-668-8808
Side path at the Museum
Garden, located at the
Stonehouse Museum, 105
Point Street, Saltsburg.
The gardens are open year
round and visitors are
welcome to stop by to browse
the latest blooms and
Louisa Fordyce, President
Carla Eichman, Vice President
Ron Fordyce, Secretary/Treasurer
Please see the Meetings page for information about our 2017