Exciting New Events Planned for the Lakeside Plant Sale

Lakeside Chautauqua’s Plant Sale will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 23 and 12-4 p.m. Sunday, May 24 on the Pedestrian Walkway on Walnut Avenue, between Second and Third Streets.

The Plant Sale will feature a variety of annuals, perennials, herbs, ground covers and small nursery stock for purchase. All proceeds from the Plant Sale will help keep the Lakeside Chautauqua grounds beautiful throughout the summer.

In addition to the Lakeside Plant Sale, there will be four gardening demonstrations provided by Corso’s Flower & Garden Center. Annette and Tom Mercer, landscape designers at Corso’s, will lead the gardening demonstrations. Both are alumni of Ohio State University. Corso’s will also host a question and answer tent at the event.

Demonstrations held throughout the day on Saturday, May 23, include:

10 a.m. Impressive Container Gardens

Participants in this demonstration will learn about different types of plants and design techniques to fill a variety of garden containers.

11 a.m. Landscaping Ideas to Create Your Own “Outdoor Oasis”

This demonstration will share information about the types of plants and layouts that help create a unique, outdoor oasis.

1 p.m. Light Up Your Night with Outdoor Lighting & Drip Irrigation

Participants in this demonstration will learn how drip irrigation and lighting can brighten up their landscapes at night.

2 p.m. Perfect Patios, Wandering Walks & Wonderful Walls

The final demonstration of the day will teach participants how to make the most of their home’s outdoor spaces.

Guests may attend the Lakeside Plant Sale & Gardening Demonstrations at no charge by asking for a 90-minute Shopping/Dining Pass upon entering the gates of Lakeside Chautauqua.

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