GREEN THUMBS: Ag Academy students host annual plant sale

first_img Published 9:38 pm Monday, April 1, 2019 Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson 123PrevNextStartStop The Wandering Jew needs to be misted and pinched. Mist frequently and pinch off the vining tendrils.The keepers of the plants said the Wandering Jew plant is so called because of its tendency to escape into shady, wet regions, making it ideal for naturally shady places and covered areas.Genelynn Lee, FFA president, said plants available for sale include coleus, geraniums, lantana, petunias, wax begonias, snapdragons and succulents.The prices vary from plant to plant. The Boston ferns and Wandering Jew plants are $10 and the Macho ferns are $20. Most other plants are $3 to $5 with the exception of the succulents that are $2. Scarbrough, Trojans pick up a win against Northview The Charles Henderson Trojans scored early and often in their 10-2 win over Northview on Monday evening at Hogan’s Hole… read more And, for no extra charge, the Ag Academy students were ready with information about the care of the plants.The Macho ferns like shaded areas. Boston ferns like shaded areas, too, but also need a couple of hours of indirect sunlight in the early morning or late afternoon. The baskets of the Wandering Jew plant, rival the ferns that Mary Elizabeth Griffette, FFA reporter, said have turned one of the Ag Academy’s three greenhouses into a “lush jungle.” The hanging baskets cover the ceiling with a blanket of green, heart-shaped leaves with purple stripes and a silvery sheen to them. Vegetable plants include tomatoes, red cherry tomatoes and okra sell by the six-pack beginning at $2.50.The plant sale will continue through the week, beginning around 8:30 a.m. and closing around 4 p.m. The plant sale benefits the Agriscience Academy at GHS. Latest Stories GREEN THUMBS: Ag Academy students host annual plant sale Print Articlecenter_img By Jaine Treadwell Those who beat a path to the Goshen High School Ag Academy Plant Sale early Monday morning probably thought someone was playing an April Fool joke on them. “Such beautiful plants at such an affordable price? Who could believe?”Cody Eiland, academy instructor, said buyers came early and came ready to buy.“The Boston and Macho ferns are always popular and the tomato plants were going fast,” he said. “All of the plants are healthy and everybody seemed pleased with the quality of the plants and the selections we have.” The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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