4-H Plant Sale Starts February 1

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clusters of ripe strawberriesCherokee County 4-H is once again conducting its annual plant and tree sale. All proceeds will go to Cherokee County 4-H. As usual, the plants and trees will be high quality and reasonably priced. The plant and tree sale starts February 1 and ends March 8. Plants will be available for pick up April 3.

Plants and trees that will be sold are as follows(All plants are sold bare root except blueberries.)

  • Several Apple Tree Varietiescluster of ripe blueberries
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Grapes (seedless)
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry
  • Peach Trees
  • Cherry Trees
  • Pear Trees
  • Plum Trees

To get your name on the list to receive an order form for the plants you may call (828) 837-2210 or come by the Cherokee County Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension, at 40 Peachtree Street, Murphy, to pick up a form. Printable order form with descriptions: 2019 4-H Plant Sale Order Form . In order, to keep the prices low pre-payment of all orders is necessary. Sorry all orders are cash or checks only. All sales and purchases are final – The quality of the plants needs to be evaluated by the purchaser at the time of pick-up. The 4-H program cannot replace or refund plants that perish once they leave the Cooperative Extension Center.

The proceeds will help Cherokee County 4-H to continue quality programming in Cherokee County. These programs allow youth to experience many opportunities and to learn by doing. Cherokee County 4-H has many new programs and many ongoing programs that provide youth age’s 5-18 learning experiences and challenges. Some of the programs that are ongoing and need your support are local 4-H Community Clubs, 4-H After School Programming (such as 4-H Electricity), 4-H Project Clubs (such as Cherokee Riders 4-H Horse Club), and 4-H Summer Day Camps. Not only does this help the different club activities but also it helps to provide funding for transportation of youth to such things as 4-H District Activity Day and 4-H Congress without costing the parents as much for travel. Cherokee County 4-H depends on fundraisers like this in order to help keep providing quality programs to youth in the community.

To learn more about Cherokee County 4-H or to order plants and trees, please contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center, at 828-837-2210 ext. 4.