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Arboretum Auxiliary Annual Plant Sale

The Annual Auxiliary Plant Sale is held in September, on the Saturday following Labour Day weekend each year, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

 Prior to the annual Plant Sale an inventory must be completed and the plant database updated. Plant photo’s and lamination are completed, as required.  Assistance is needed in the following areas on the day of the sale: Talliers & roving talliers (to tally customers’ purchase prior to payment), stocking tables with plants, performing cash, credit card and debit transactions for customers, placing directional signs within the city, preparing snacks/refreshments for volunteers, coordinating/directing customer parking, ‘Ask Me’ – assisting customers with plant/tree/shrub selection,  traffic control between tally area and payment area.  Also in attendance are Master Gardeners, who freely give of their time to attend this annual sale