Five plants sales, including one exchange, all in one day. Saturday will be a busy day for gardeners in search of flowers, vegetables, ornamental plants, grasses, trees and more.
MAY 2. Immanuel Presbyterian Church Free Plant Exchange. Bring a garden item, take a garden item home. Plants, seeds, bulbs, veggies, shrubs, pots, garden art, outdoor furniture, tools or anything else you’d like to exchange. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions. Free to partcipate. 9 a.m.-noon. Immanuel Presbyterian Church parking lot, 901 N. J St.,Tacoma. 253-627-8371.
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MAY 2. Native Plant Sale. Landscape your yard with plants that are native to our area. Planting natives ensures conservation of our precious water resources and provides habitat for local birds, mammals and insects. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tacoma Nature Center at Snake Lake, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma. A list of available plants will be posted on the website by 1 p.m. Friday (May 1). Prices vary. 253-591-6439, tacomanaturecenter.org.
MAY 2. “Spring Plant Sale.” Come early for the best selection of fabulous perennials, natives, heritage plants, edibles and garden art. After 11 a.m., check out the close-out sales. Perfectly timed for great Mother’s Day gifts. 9 a.m.-noon. Black Diamond Library, 24707 Roberts Drive, Black Diamond. 360-886-1105.
MAY 2. Plant Sale Fundraiser. All proceeds benefit Concern for Animals programs, including the weekly Pet Food Bank, medical assistance, spay/neuter programs, Meals on Wheels Pet Food Delivery and more. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Concern for Animals, 1414 State Ave. NE, Olympia. Free. 360-489-1478, concernforanimals.org/upcoming-events.php
MAY 2. Lincoln High School plant sale and Harvest Pierce County Spring Summit. Learn about sustainable living and growing vegetables with keynote speaker Heather Flores, author of “Food Not Lawns,” as well as free classes on a number of topics. Prices of plants vary. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Lincoln High School, 701 S. 37th St., Tacoma. harvestpiercecounty.org.