3311 Littlestown Pike    Westminster, MD 21158    410-848-2288


50th Annual Flower & Plant Market

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join us for our opening event of the season
at the Union Mills Homestead, featuring our 

50th Annual Flower and Plant Market!

Beautiful selections of your favorite locally-grown annuals, perennials, vegetables, hanging baskets and heirloom varieties

MARCH 15 - APRIL 15:  SPECIAL PERENNIAL PRE-SALE SHOPPING

FRIDAY, MAY 3rd:  EARLY BIRD SELECTIONS:  11 AM TO 4 PM

            NOON:   50th ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY

12 - 2 PM - "ASK THE EXPERT" FEATURING ALAN SUMMERS, longtime host of the weekly radio program "The Garden Club" 

SATURDAY, MAY 4th  9 AM - 4 PM:

10 AM - 3 PM - CHILDREN'S  ACTIVITY Sponsored by the Littlestown Area Garden Club

NOON - 3 PM - HISTORIC HOUSE & MILL TOURS /TICKETS SOLD IN GIFT SHOP

SUNDAY, MAY  5th   10 AM - 4 PM:

10 AM - NOON - "ASK THE EXPERT" FEATURING  STEVE ALLGEIER, licensed arborist, Westminster Tree Commission Chairman and retired from the UMD Extension Program

NOON - 3 PM - HISTORIC HOUSE & MILL TOURS /TICKETS SOLD IN GIFT SHOP

            3 PM - SILENT AUCTION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019, 12:30 PM:  GARDEN WALK AND TALK - The finale of our 50th Anniversary Celebration is a Walk and Talk in the very special gardens at the Union Mills Homestead.  Join our horticulturalist, Helen Hecht, for a guided tour of the historic gardens and discussion of Bessy Shriver Kemp's vision for the landscape.  Lunch included

REGISTER  AT THE MEMBERSHIP TABLE  MAY 3 - MAY 5, $20 FEE.


New this Year at the Flower & Plant Market: 

Perennial Garden Pre-Sale (thru 4/15/19)

Plants specially-selected to attract butterflies,
 hummingbirds and other pollinators to your garden!

What are pollinators?

 Pre-Sale Selections:

1.  Full-Sun Garden (Small):    5 plants    $51.50       (Item # FP-1)         

Lovely selections of colorful perennials in a small garden.  All of these but the Agastache are native plants.  The plants help your garden come alive with color and important pollinators, like beautiful butterflies.

1 each - Summer Phlox, Phlox paniculata "Jeana"
1 each - Goldenrod, Solidago "Fireworks"

1 each - Coneflower, Echinacea "Cheyenne Spirit"

1 each - Dwarf Hummingbird Mint, Agastache x Poquito "Dark Blue"

1 each - Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa

 

Best in 6-8 hours of full sun.  Garden covers approximately 15 sq. ft.

2. Full-Sun Garden (Large): 16 plants     $180.75       (Item #FP-2)          

Start the season off with spring-blooming Baptisia.  Full of color summer into fall, this garden offers great selections for cut flowers.  The garden comes alive with color and attracts important pollinators, like beautiful butterflies.

1 each - False Indigo, Baptisia australis "Solar Flare"

2 each - Summer Phlox, Phlox paniculata "Jeana"

2 each - Goldenrod, Solidago "Fireworks"

2 each - New England Aster, Aster novae-angliae "Purple Dome"

2 each - Coneflower, Echinacea Purpurea  "PowWow Wild Berry"

2 each - Dwarf Beebalm, Monarda didyma "Balmy Rose"

2 each - Dwarf Hummingbird Mint, Agastache x Poquito "Dark Blue"

3 each - Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa

 

Best in 6-8 hours of full sun.  Garden covers approximately 58 sq. ft.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Deer-Resistant Garden: 9 Plants   $97.25         (Item # FP-3)         

Got deer?  This pollinator-friendly garden is for you!  These selections of reds, yellow, orange and blue lights up your garden spring, summer and fall.

1 each - False Indigo, Baptisia australis "Solar Flare"               

1 each - Mexican Hyssop, Agastache "Blue Fortune"

1 each - Dwarf Hummingbird Mint, Agastache x Kudos "Yellow"

1 each - Dwarf Hummingbird Mint, Agastache x Kudos "Coral"

2 each - Montbretia, Crocosmia x "Lucifer"

2 each - Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa

1 each - Catmint, Nepeta racemosa  "Walker's Low"

 

Best in 6-8 hours of full sun.  Garden covers approximately 36 sq. ft.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Woodland/Part-Sun Garden: 6 plants   $64.00        (Item # FP-4)       

Even with less sun, you can brighten your garden with lovely color and interesting foliage.   

1 each - Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis, "Corbett"

1 each - Woodland Phlox, Phlox divaricata, "Blue Moon"

1 each - Purple Wood Aster, Aster dumosus, "Wood"s Purple"

1 each - Coral Bells, Heuchera x sanguinea, "Snow Angel"

1 each - Foxglove, Digitalis purpurea, "Dalmation Peach"

1 each - Foam Flower, Tiarella cordifolia, "Running Tapestry"

 

Best with 4-6 hours of sun.  Garden covers approximately 18 sq. ft.  

5.  Bonus: Individual Plant Selections for the Plant Lover

Allium "Millenium" (Perennial Plant of the Year 2018)------------------- $9.99     (Item # FP-5)        

Anemone h. "Honorine Jobert" (Perennial Plant of the Year 2016)-- $11.73      (Item # FP-6)        
Echinacea "Pica Bella" (unique vibrant purple-pink blooms)--------- $11.73     (Item # FP-7)          
Echinacea "Tres Amigos" (floriferous, coral-peach to burgundy)---- $16.43     (Item # FP-8)         
Echinacea "Tomato Soup" (5 inch red blooms)---------------------------  $16.43     (Item # FP-9)        
Gaillardia x grandiflora "Mesa Peach" (Blanket flower, native) ------- $9.99     (Item # FP-10)        
Geranium c. "Biokovo" (Perennial Plant of the Year 2015)-------------- $9.99     (Item # FP-11)        
Heuchera americana "Green Spice" (native, orange fall foliage) -----  $14.08   (Item # FP-12)        
Heuchera x villosa "Berry Timeless" (great cut flower & foliage) ----  $16.43    (Item # FP-13)       
Heuchera "Timeless Treasure" (rose pink flower, silver foliage) ----  $16.43     (Item # FP-14)       
Heuchera "Solar Eclipse" (show-stopping foliage ) ---------------------  $16.43     (Item # FP-15)       
Peony lactiflora "Bowl of Beauty" (10 inch single pink blooms)------  $23.48     (Item # FP-16)       
Salvia nemorosa "Caradonna"(violet purple blooms)--------------------- $9.99      (Item # FP-17)       
Stachys  "Hummelo" (Perennial Plant of the Year 2019)------------------ $9.99     (Item # FP-18)       
Tiarella  cordifolia "Fancy Trails" (eye-catching foliage)----------------  $9.99     (Item # FP-19)                                                                                               

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:   All purchases must be paid in advance (check or credit card) by 4/15/19 and picked up by the customer at the Flower and Plant Market, at the Union Mills Homestead, no later than 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2019.  Gardens sold as a group, but individual plant selections may be made by telephone (410-848-2288) on or before 4/15/19.  All sales subject to availability.  Plants sold in gallon pots.  Plants guaranteed true to name.  We cannot guarantee losses for which we have no control.  Puddler/birdbath depicted in drawings not included.
 

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike  -  Westminster, MD  21158  -  410-848-2288
Located on Rt. 97, 7 miles north of Westminster. Md. 


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 Union Mill Homestead

3311 Littlestown Pike

Westminster, Md.  21158

410-848-2288

www.unionmills.org

Located on Rt. 97, 7 miles north of Westminster, Md. 

        


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