'Tis the season for area plant sales hosted by master gardener associations and gardening clubs.
» Growing Vegetables for Beginners: 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ag & Extension Service Center, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay. Learn how to plan your garden, prep your soil and select vegetables. $5; payable to Brown County Treasurer. Registration required: (920) 391-4653.
» Perennial Sale and Garden Stroll: 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 6230 County Road K, New Franken. More than 150 varieties.
» Sip of Spring Container Classes: 5 p.m. Friday and May 24 at ScenicView Landscapes & Garden Center, 2320 Elmwood Road, Suamico. Bring a pot and friends and learn how to design a container planting. Wine included. Free. Reservations required: (920) 434-7535.
» Northern Lights Master Gardeners Association Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Harmony Arboretum, County E, 7 miles west of Marinette. Annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables. Children's planting activities. UW Extension staff and master gardeners take plant questions. (715) 732-7510.
» Container Classes: 10 a.m. Saturday and May 19 and 25-26 at ScenicView Landscapes & Garden Center, 2320 Elmwood Road, Suamico. Landscape designer Jerry Landwehr and crew help create a container of annuals, herbs, perennials and/or hostas for sun or shade. Bring your own pot; buy plants on site. Free. (920) 434-7535.
» Plant Your Junk: 6:30 p.m. May 23 at Mayflower Greenhouse, 726 Airport Drive, Hobart.Bring a piece of junk to plant as a container. Prizes for best and most creative. Plants available for purchase on site. $10, free to Mayflower newsletter subscribers. Registration required: email firstname.lastname@example.org or (920) 869-2045.
» Kewaunee County Garden Club Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon May 25 at Harbor Park, Kewaunee. Perennials, vegetables, herbs, shrubs. List of plants at www.kcgardenclub.org.
» Door County Master Gardener Association Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon May 25 at University of Wisconsin Peninsular Research Station, Wisconsin 42, just north of Sturgeon Bay. Annuals, perennials, herbs, native plants, vegetables, hypertufas, fairy garden decor.
» Asparagus Crowns: "Jersey Knight'' asparagus crowns available for $1 each from The Gardeners Club of Green Bay. (920) 468-8693.
» Tree Seedlings Sale: Blue spruce, Northern white cedar, red pine, tamarack, white pine and white spruce hybrid container-grown seedlings available for $1.25 each. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Trees for Tomorrow school in Eagle River. Full brochure at www.treesfortomorrow.com. Order at (715) 479-6456 through mid-October or while supplies last.