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Lyon Arboretum will host annual spring plant sale on Saturday, April 20

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Contact:
Elizabeth Huppman, (808) 988-0472
Horticulturist, Lyon Arboretum
Posted: Apr 12, 2013

Anthuriums are some of the many kinds of plants that will be available at the Spring Plant Sale.
Anthuriums are some of the many kinds of plants that will be available at the Spring Plant Sale.
The Lyon Arboretum at UH Mānoa is welcoming spring 2013 with its biggest horticultural plant sale of the year from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at its Mānoa Valley location. Admission is free.

Available for purchase will be fruit trees, roses, cactus, succulents, dish gardens, heliconias, gingers, anthuriums, herbs, vegetable plants, hot peppers, Hawaiian plants, orchids, tillandsias and other bromeliads, UH vegetable seeds and many other plants for homes and gardens. 

Proceeds from the event will help to support Arboretum programs.  In addition to the sale, a worm composting demonstration will be on site with starter kits available, and Lyon Arboretum volunteers form Hui Hana Hawai‘i will be selling beautiful haku lei, wristlets, nosegays, dried hat lei and oshibana, as well as jams, jellies and Hawaiian honey.

A free shuttle service to the Arboretum has pick-up and drop-off points at the intersections of Po'elua Street and Mānoa Road, and Nipo Street and Mānoa Road. 

For more information, call (808) 988-0456 or visit http://hawaii.edu/lyonarboretum

The Lyon Arboretum, located at 3860 Mānoa Road, is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  It is closed on Sundays and state holidays.  A $5.00 donation per person is encouraged. The Arboretum is a 193.5 acre rainforest botanical garden administered by the University of Hawai‛i at Mānoa.