The East Tennessee Nursery Association will conduct their annual Plant Auction on Saturday, April 14, at Sycamore Shoals State Park at 1651 West Elk Avenue in Elizabethton, TN. Over 400 top quality plants will be available for auction including a wide variety of perennials, trees, shrubs, flowers, fruit trees, native plants, and rare plant varieties. The plants are donated by several nurseries in across east Tennessee so they are all locally grown. The proceeds from this sale will be used to support the introduction of new and unusual plant material in east Tennessee and for other horticulture education programs for adults and youth.
The plant auction is a fun family-friendly event that promises to be exciting and educational. The plants can be viewed and auction registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. The auction will begin at 9:00 a.m. The auction is sponsored by UT Extension, Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce, and the East Tennessee Nursery Association. The plants will be auctioned by Bobby Alley of Valley Realty and Auction, firm No. 2063, and Rainbow Realty and Auction, firm No. 5516. UT Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. Contact UT Extension in Carter County at 423-542-1818 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The auction is free for anyone and registration will be onsite.
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