HDA to host downtown cleanup, plant sale

Dan and Nancy Durham look through organic tomato plants at the Penny Lane Farm stand, which had many different varieties of heirloom tomatoes and other assorted plants for sale at the Hollister farmers market in 2015.

The Hollister Downtown Association has a busy Saturday planned.
Volunteers are needed for the Hollister Downtown Association’s upcoming Spring Cleanup from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
The organization encourages residents to bring your brooms, dustpans, gloves, clippers and shovels to help us get our downtown in tip-top shape. Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H Clubs, Church Groups, Service Clubs, students needing service hours and community-minded adults are encouraged to come and help.
Meet at corner of San Benito and Fourth streets in front of Gavilan College.To participate please call Jennifer Morcate at (831) 636-8406 or email [email protected]
Also Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the HDA is hosting its annual Downtown Plant Sale & Garden Expo. It is held each year in April to coincide with the spring trials, the event also offers education about water-efficient landscaping, composting classes, demonstration of how to build a raised bed garden and assistance from Master Gardeners in addition to selling a wide variety of plants.
Vendors in the 400 block of East Street will sell garden art, accessories and planters. It is sponsored in part by the Water Resources Association of San Benito County. For more information contact Brenda at HDA at (831) 636-8406 or by email [email protected]

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