Spring plant exchanges held in Bowling Green and Toledo


Spring has sprung and plants lovers are excited to get their hands dirty. So, mark your calendars because the 2024 Spring Plant Exchanges are happening.

On April 27, the Wood County Plant Exchange will hold their exchange at the Wood County Fairgrounds Home and Garden Building, 13800 Poe Road. Starting at 8:30 a.m., guests can drop off their plants and gently used garden paraphernalia donations. Plants should be labeled and free of weeds.

There will be informational booths, activities for kids and live music while guests are waiting to enter the exchange area. At 10 a.m., the giveaway area opens and continues until the plants are gone. Attendees will receive at least three free plants, and more for those who donate plants.

For more information, contact 419-354-9050 and the Wood County Plant Exchange Facebook Page.

Toledo’s Plant Exchange, on May 4, will receive plant donations beginning at 8:30 a.m. when visitors can drop off their labeled plants and gently used gardening paraphernalia. While volunteers sort items, attendees can peruse informational booths.

The exchange will be from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Lucas County Fairgrounds, 1406 Key Street in Maumee (main entrance gatein the Arts & Crafts Building). The Toledo event allows each attendee five free plants, and more for those who bring plants to share.

Contact 419-578-6783 and the Toledo Plant Exchange Facebook page for more information.

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