October 1, 2020 | Staten Island, NY – Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that sales are open for the Autumn Bulb Sale through October 15, 2020. Order online at snug-harbor.org/plant-sale. Garden lovers can choose from dozens of varieties that will bring color, fragrance, and excitement to your garden. All Autumn Bulb Sale purchases will help fund Snug Harbor’s horticulture program and beautiful botanical gardens. Snug Harbor Members receive a 10% discount on their purchase.
“We’re excited to put a fresh spin on our popular spring Plant Sale this autumn,” said Greg Lord, Snug Harbor’s Director of Horticulture. “Anyone who loves Snug Harbor’s gardens will be inspired by our selection, and our Horticulture team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.”
Customers may pick up their order at Snug Harbor on October 16 and 17 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Pickups will take place in parking lot P1 by the red barn. Customers are advised to enter Snug Harbor through the East Gate at Fillmore Street and Tysen Ave, and make an immediate left into the parking lot. Snug Harbor staff members will be waiting with your order tracked by your last name. Customers are advised to bring a large container for their bulbs and wear masks and gloves.
Customers will also have the opportunity to ask questions in person at the upcoming Autumn Bulb Workshop on October 8 and 10 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The free workshop will be held outdoors, and attendees are asked to follow pandemic safety procedures such as wearing a mask and maintaining a 6 foot distance from others. Attendees will learn which bulbs will be best for their spaces, how to plant their spring garden and overwinter bulbs, pest control, and how to lay out planting to accentuate their landscape. For those who cannot attend the workshops and have questions about the Autumn Bulb Sale and the items for sale, email email@example.com.
About Snug Harbor
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is an urban oasis where art, history and nature converge. We offer dynamic programming in the arts, horticulture and agriculture for diverse communities and all ages, on our historic 83-acre campus. We envision being a locally impactful, globally renowned destination, true to our values of artistic vibrancy and community, inclusion and discovery, stewardship and conservation. Snug Harbor is the result of more than four decades of restoration and development to convert a 19th-century charitable rest home for sailors into a regional arts center, botanical gardens and public park. One of the largest ongoing adaptive reuse projects in America, Snug Harbor encompasses 26 historic structures, 14 botanical gardens, a 2.5-acre urban farm, wetlands, forests and park land on a free, open campus. Learn more about Snug Harbor at snug-harbor.org.
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