This press release was just received and it’s too good not to share. You must be part of a garden organization. Get your free bulbs to make Newburgh beautiful!
We at Hudson Valley Garden Association love spring bulbs for being a low maintenance, cost effective way to add early flowers to the garden that return year after year. Our two newest programs – the Bulb Donation Project and Bonus Bulbs – provide an opportunity for garden organizations and civic groups who perform public planting in our communities to receive free bulbs donated by HVGA. These programs coincide with our second annual Bulb Sale fundraiser and free bulb classes.
We’re excited to make these donations, and wanted to make sure your organization and community did not miss out on this opportunity! Links are provided to all relevant forms and information, but please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions.
Bulb Donation Project
Hudson Valley Garden Association will donate bulbs to one Mid-Hudson Valley not-for-profit garden or civic organization per county (Orange, Ulster, Dutchess, Putnam) for public planting and civic beautification purposes. Bulb packages include:
- 25 Allium “Purple Sensation” – Showstopping, 4” violet-purple globes bloom in May.
- 600 Daffodil “Dutch Master” – The best classic yellow daffodil available.
- 250 Grape Hyacinths – Blue, low-growing favorite is great with daffodils or along paths.
This program is co-sponsored by ADR Bulbs, one of the nation’s biggest importers of flower bulbs located in Chester, NY.
Hudson Valley Garden Association will donate an additional 100 daffodil bulbs to up to five Mid-Hudson Valley not-for-profit garden or civic organizations that place bulb fundraiser orders of $75 or more for public planting purposes. Orders can be placed online or by mail.
Spring Blooming Bulbs Class – FREE!
Learn how to select, plant and care for spring bulbs. This class will introduce gardeners to the wide variety of bulbs that thrive in Hudson Valley gardens and offer design tips on where and how to incorporate bulbs into your existing garden for greatest effect. Presentation is for both experienced and beginner gardeners. Pre-registration required, space is limited.
- Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 10am: Montgomery Place, Red Hook, NY. Register here.
- Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10am: Chester Public Library, Chester, NY. Register here.
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