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Forreston plant sale begins May 1

Published: Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:39 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:40 p.m. CDT
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Forreston FFA members Brandon Skoglund, Aaron Wubbena, and Jacob Green show off some of the plants that will be for sale at the school greenhouse. Photo supplied

The Forreston FFA and plant science classes will soon hold their annual plant sale at the school greenhouse on the southwest corner of the Forreston Junior and Senior High School property by the bus garage.

The sale will be open to the public on Saturday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Starting Monday, May 1, the greenhouse will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. every day and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. 

Check for the open sign on Ill. 72 for Sunday times. Future times will depend on sales.

A wide variety of plants including vegetables, herbs, flowers, and perennials will be available at the sale. 

Students have also created planters, hanging baskets, and other plant combinations. For more information call the Forreston High School Agriculture Department at 815-938-2175, or email Robert Nelson, Forreston FFA Advisor at rnelson@fvdistrict221.org.

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