Spring Affair is the Midwest’s largest plant sale and gardening event. The free plant sale is 9-2 Saturday, April 28. More than 700 varieties of perennials, herbs, grasses, trees, shrubs and other plants are selected for regional suitability, uniqueness, demand and provided by Bluebird Nursery, Inc., of Clarkson, Neb. It is sponsored by Nebraska Statewide Arboretum as an educational tool, fundraising event and to promote regional plants. The plant sale, talks by noted plants people, educational booths and vendors of garden-related items are in Pavilion I with plenty of free parking.
For best plant choices, the Spring Affair Preview Party is a ticketed event 6-9pm Friday, April 27 with a sit-down meal, live music and first access to plants.