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The Watauga Humane Society to Hold Third Annual Perennial and Herb Sale Saturday, May 18

May 14, 2013. The Watauga Humane Society will hold its third annual Perennial and Herb Sale on Saturday, May 18, from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM in the parking lot of Precision Printing, 1302 Blowing Rock Road, in Boone. Prices will be $.50-$5.00, and all plants come from well-established gardens. 100% of proceeds will benefit the shelter’s spay-neuter program.

images-1Perennials for sale will be columbine, lupine, Sweet William, Dutch iris, day lilies, Star of Bethlehem, grape hyacinths, moonflower, morning glory and sunflower seedlings, forsythia, liriope, hosta, foxglove, gaillardia, jade, philodendron, wood poppy, toad lily, tall phlox, ajuga, sedum, black-eyed Susans, gloriosa daisy, catchfly, sundrops, bee balm, stokesia, and Sweet Woodruff. Herbs for sale will be oregano, creeping thyme, lemon mint, bee balm, and catnip. With a little help from the sun, there will be basil, dill, tarragon, catnip and cilantro from seed, as well, along with cut pansies and violas to enjoy in your next salad, and lavender sachets to sweeten your linens.

Perennials and herbs from the community are welcome and can be dropped off at the sale between 8:00-9:00 AM on May 18th.

Did you know that a female cat can go into heat when she is only six months old, have three litters of kittens in one year and go into heat again before her milk dries up from the last litter? Or that a female dog can have two litters of pups in one year?

Only YOU can keep your pet from getting pregnant. Please spay or neuter your companion animals!

For more information, call 1-855-259-SPAY. You may qualify for a special $20 rate through the State of North Carolina.

For more information about the plant sale, call (828)406-0827.