This year’s annual Oakhurst Community Garden Spring Plant Sale will be the largest ever, with 50 varieties of tomatoes, 30 varieties of pepper, 20 varieties of eggplant and 5 varieties of basil. That’s just some of the natural goodies on offer April 13-15

Organizers said there will be 500 varieties of herbs, fruit trees, perennials, annuals, natives and succulents for sale. Plants from Ison’s Nursery, Southeast Succulents, EcoAddendum and Holy Spirit Nursery will be featured.

There will also be guest speakers throughout the weekend. Check out the website at oakhurstgarden.org for the complete schedule.  Food and drink will be available for purchase.

A member preview will be held Thursday, Friday April 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. and then the sale opens to the public Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Started in 1997, the Oakhurst Community Garden Project is a member supported non-profit teaching environmental awareness through hands-on gardening and outdoor education programs. The garden is located at 435 Oakview Road in Decatur.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.