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Lake Grove Garden Club invites all to its 94th-annual plant sale this Saturday at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Oswego.

PGM PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Allen Powers shakes hands with Linda Christenson after she helped him plant an Amazing Grace rose plant at Oswego Heritage House in honor of his late wife, Ann Powers, who was a longtime member of the Lake Grove Garden Club.The garden club will hold its 94th annual plant sale this Saturday, April 27.

Lake Grove Garden Club members have been working diligently for months in preparation for its 94th-annual plant sale to take place April 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 650 A Ave., in Lake Oswego. For sale will be plants, shrubs, trees, native and unusual plants.

The plants have been locally grown by members, so they are acclimated to the soil and climate, and will be tagged and most will have pictures of the plants in full bloom. Many of the plants will attract butterflies and bees, too.

"Many of our members have sustainable, native and organic gardens," said Jane Hetzler, publicity chair for the plant sale. "Several of our members are Oregon State University certified Master Gardeners so you can get expert advice about what you purchase. Our club has members from all over the U.S. and each has brought information and knowledge from their past gardening experiences and clubs."

Proceeds from the sale support the garden club's projects including maintaining the pollinator garden at Luscher Farm, the flower beds at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center and the heirloom rose garden at Oswego Heritage House and Museum.

Sally Robb shovels dirt around an Amazing Grace rose plant that was planted in honor of her mom, Ann Powers, at Oswego Heritage House.

The club recently planted a rose bush in the garden in memory of garden club member Ann Powers.

Allen Powers holds back his emotions as members of the Lake Grove Garden Club recognize his wife, Ann Powers, who was a longtime member of the club, during a recent luncheon at the Oswego Heritage House.

Hetzler encourages all to come early to the sale for the best selection. Payment is preferred in cash or checks.

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