Money raised from these sales supports the district’s horticulture and FFA programs and welding teams
A variety of annual and perennial bedding and flowering plants, as well as vegetable starts and hanging baskets grown in Battle Ground Public Schools’ greenhouses by students and staff, will be available for purchase at upcoming public sales beginning later this month.
Sales will be drop-in with no prior registration required, except for the Northwest Native Trees and Shrubs sale on the CASEE campus, which will include one day by appointment only and one day drop-in.
Money raised from these sales supports the district’s horticulture and FFA programs and welding teams. Students and staff from Battle Ground High School, Prairie High School and the FFA program grow tens of thousands of plants each year. Some of these plants are used in landscaping projects on school campuses, while the rest are sold at annual public sales.
CENTER FOR AGRICULTURE, SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
Saturday, April 29, by appointment only (register at Naturescaping.org)
- 9 a.m. to noon for NatureScaping members only
- Noon to 4 p.m. for anyone with an appointment
Sunday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Public sale with no appointment required.
CASEE is located at 11104 N.E. 149th Street in Brush Prairie.
Payment options: Checks and credit/debit cards accepted.
Held in conjunction with NatureScaping of SW Washington’s Bare Root trees, shrubs and perennials sale, CASEE will have northwest native trees and shrubs available. Prices are $5, $10 or $15 depending on size.
BATTLE GROUND HIGH SCHOOL
Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The BGHS greenhouses are located at 300 W Main St., Battle Ground.
Payment options: Cash, check and debit/credit cards accepted.
Battle Ground High School’s Agriculture Department has a large selection of hanging baskets in various sizes available for sale this year. Other plants available will include zonal geraniums, primrose, succulents, vegetable starts, herbs, strawberries, pollinator packs, flowering patio pots and some houseplants.
PRAIRIE HIGH SCHOOL
Thursday and Friday, May 11-12, and Monday and Tuesday, May 15-16, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The PHS greenhouse is located in the southwest corner of the campus at 11311 NE 119th St. in Vancouver. Signs will be out to help direct traffic.
Payment options: Cash, check and debit/credit cards accepted
The Prairie greenhouse has been busy growing hanging baskets, table planters, geraniums, fuchsias, succulents, perennial plants, ornamental grasses, annual bedding plants and vegetables.
New this year, they will have a selection of orchids, bird of paradise, monstera and cannas available. Check the What’s Growing in Prairie’s Greenhouse Facebook page for a full list of available plants ahead of the sale.
Information provided by Battle Ground School District.
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