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Tropical plant sale held May 4-5 and May 8 at Appalachian’s greenhouse

BOONE—A tropical plant sale will be held May 4-5  and May 8 at the greenhouse operated by Appalachian State University’s Department of  Biology.

A variety of healthy tropical and succulent plants, many uncommon species, grown by student volunteers will be for sale.

The sale runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prices start at just $1.  Proceeds will support the greenhouse, which sponsors the new High Country gardening community outreach program. Only cash or checks will be accepted.

The greenhouse is located at 333 Dale St. near the university’s student parking lot. For more information, e-mail Jerry Meyer at or call 262-4025.