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Midwest's Biggest Plant Sale, Garden Event April 27-28
Nebraska Ag Connection - 02/14/2018

The 2018 Spring Affair Plant Sale takes place April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lancaster Event Center Pavilion I, 4100 N 84 in Lincoln. The free event includes lots of free parking. In addition, a Preview Party will be held April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. and tickets are required. A Preview Party meal will be served until 8 p.m. only. Preview Party tickets will be available online March 5.

The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum's Spring Affair features over 700 varieties of plants, with garden talks, concessions and vendors all under the same roof. Perennials, herbs, native plants, temperennials and vines are selected for regional suitability, uniqueness and demand and provided by Bluebird Nursery, Inc. Trees and shrubs are from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.

The Spring Affair volunteer signup is now live. Volunteers can sign up for two shifts maximum, and must be 18 years or older.

Vendor packets were mailed in late January. All vendor forms are available online.

To be included in Spring Affair Newsletter, mailed to more than 12,000 mailboxes, and printed on event banners etc., sign up to be a sponsor before March 2. Ads for the Spring Affair Newsletter will be accepted until Feb. 16. The Spring Affair Newsletter will be mailed in March. To make sure you receive it, email with your full name and address and "Please send Spring Affair News" in the subject line.

For answers to questions about Spring Affair, please contact PlanitOmaha: Jaycee Stephens at 402-333-3062 x 212 or Or go to

Become an Arboretum member to receive a 10% discount on plants and a discount on Preview Party tickets. Basic memberships can be purchased along with Preview Party tickets.

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