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ASU Department of Biology: Healthy Plants to Loving Homes; Annual Fall Plant Sale Begins Aug. 23

Aug. 9, 2012. The Appalachian State University Department of Biology’s annual fall plant sale begins Aug. 23 at the greenhouse at 333 Dale St. in Boone.

Choose from hundreds of healthy tropical and succulent plants, many uncommon varieties, grown by student and community volunteers. A few perennials will also be available. Prices start at just $1. Only cash and checks are accepted. Proceeds from the sale support the High Country Gardening outreach program.

Sale hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23-24, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 25. The green house is located off State Farm Road near the student parking lot. While at the greenhouse, visit the biology department’s conservatory that has more than 700 species of plants.

For more information, email greenhouse manager Jerry Meyer at meyerja@appstate.edu or call 828-262-4025.