Annual plant sale benefits Walla Walla youth program

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — After being restricted due to the pandemic in 2020, Home Grown Go Wild 4-H is conducting its annual plant sale with all benefits being reinvested back into local youth.

Order your plants by April 21 to give back to the regional chapter of 4-H. This hands-on, educational program puts young people from the region in a position to pursue their interests. They provide educational services through real-world experiences that cater to the interests of the club’s participants.

Home Grown Go Wild 4-H hasn’t been able to conduct in-person activities since the start of the pandemic. Leaders from the Walla Walla region 4-H expect they’ll be given clearance to resume in-person activities shortly. A specific timeline hasn’t been set yet as they await proper guidance from local and state leaders.

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For the last six years, the team has made hanging plant baskets available for purchase to help the 4-H youth. This has only been made possible through a partnership with the Walla Walla Nursery Co.

Funds raised will be put toward a variety of projects that Walla Walla area 4-H kids are working on. They touch on a variety of topics including but not limited to the following topics: Archery, clothing, engineering, technology, food, nutrition, leadership, photography, riflery, robotics, service-learning, and woodworking.

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The cut-off to make a purchase was originally set at April 15 but has since been extended to April 21. Plant pickup is scheduled for Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1 at 127 Jay St in Waitsburg. If you’d like to place an order, you can call 509- 520-9952 or email cldtig@yahoo.com with your order sheet.

Please be advised that they’re only accepting payment in the form of cash or checks.

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