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Lyon Arboretum hosts annual plant sale

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
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Posted: Mar 18, 2010

Staffers Hajime Fujisaki (left) and Jamie Krolikowski (right) with volunteer Grace Asperin.
Staffers Hajime Fujisaki (left) and Jamie Krolikowski (right) with volunteer Grace Asperin.
The Lyon Arboretum at UH Mānoa is welcoming spring 2010 with a huge horticultural plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Admission is $2.
 
Available for purchase will be thousands of plants, supplied by numerous nurseries. There will be herbs, exotic fruit trees, roses, orchids, gingers, heliconias, tillandsias and other bromeliads, Native Hawaiian plants, flowering trees, ti, water lilies, desert rose, succulents, hibiscus, lanai and landscape plants.
 
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lyon Arboretum. In addition to the sale, plant doctors will be available to answer questions and there will be fun activities for keiki. Lyon Arboretum volunteers from Hui Hana Hawai’i will be selling fresh haku lei, jams and jellies, and crafts.
 
For more information, please call 988-0456 or visit http://hawaii.edu/lyonarboretum
 
The Lyon Arboretum, located at 3860 Manoa Road, is open Mondays to Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The arboretum is closed on Sundays, and state and federal holidays. A $5.00 donation per person is encouraged.