Buds, Books and Baking: Our Annual Spring Book and Plant Sale

There is something for everyone at Buds, Books and Baking

There is something for everyone at our Spring Book and Plant Sale

Buds, Books and Baking, our popular spring book and plant sale, will take place this year during the second week of May, rain or shine. Please enter the church through the wheelchair accessible doors on the front lawn and continue downstairs to our lower hall. There you will find an impressive array of books and other items, organized and maintained by our team of experienced volunteers.

The dates for this year’s Book Sale are as follows:

Thursday, May 7 from 4 – 6 p.m.
Friday, May 8 from 12 – 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Come browse through a large selection of books as well as used CDs and DVDs. Our popular Bake Sale table will be loaded with home-made treats and goodies. Why not drop in to pick up a cake, pie or some cookies? Just the thing to enjoy with a cup of tea while reading your new book purchase!

New books are put out each day!
• Lots of FREE books
• Lots of books at BARGAIN prices
• Recent donations of books were received for the following categories:
– Music – for voice and various other instruments
– Mystery – large number of paperback and hardcover mysteries
– Novels – large number of paperback and hardcover
– Science Fiction – an ENORMOUS selection of SciFi novels and magazines
– Sports – some great books on Golf and Baseball
– Travel –some interesting books about Scotland
– Crime – large collection of true and fictional Crime

Art, Award Winners, Biography, Business, Canadiana, Classics, Cooking, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Health, History, How To, Humour, Music, Mystery, Natural Science, Novels,(English), Novels (non-English), Poetry, Politics, Psychology, Reference (English), Reference (non-English), Religion, Royalty, Science Fiction, Sociology, Sports, Travel.

Currently, we need donations of used books, videos, CDs and DVDs. If you would like to donate any items to the sale, please contact the Church Office at 613-234-3261 or office@firstbaptistottawa.ca. We very much appreciate your support of this important fundraising activity for our Mission Association.

Plant lovers! Come see our very impressive plant selection. Once again, we have a great selection of annuals and perennials. Find plants for your balcony, garden, home, office and patio. Our knowledgeable volunteers are ready to help you choose the perfect plants! Selection is always changing as new plants are brought in each day.

A list of this year’s available plants includes: Aster, Astilbe, Basil, Bee Balm, Bearded Iris, Blazing Star, Bleeding Heart, Blue Flag, Black-Eyed Susan, Boston Fern, Cilantro, Coleus, Columbine, Common Primrose, Coral Bells, Coreopsis, Creeping Phlox, Day Lily, Delphinium, Dwarf Iris, English Ivy, False Geranium, Flowering Maple, Forget-Me-Not, Forsythia, Four O’Clock, French Tarragon, Garlic Chives, Geraniums, Globe Flower, Gypsophila, Heartsease, Heliopsis, Hens-and-Chickens, Hosta, Hollyhock, Hydrangea, Impatiens, Lady’s Mantle, Lamb’s Ear, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Liy-of-the-Valley, Lupin, Liverwort, Mallow, Moon Flower, Multiplier Onion, Oregano, Oriental Poppy, Oxalis, Peony, Periwinkle, Phlox, Pink Pewter, Purple Coneflower, Red Beleeding Heart, Rhubarb, Sedum, Shasta Daisy, Siberian Iris, Solomon Seal, Tarragon, Tiger Liy, Violet, Yellow Archangel, Yellow Flag. (See below for the scientific names of this years’s plants.)

Find the perfect plant for your home or garden.

Find the perfect plant for your home or garden.

Books, books and more books!

Books, books and more books!

A Partial List of Our Plants

Aster (Michaelmas Daisy)
Autumn Joy Sedum (Hylotelephium spectabile)
Bachelor Button (Centaurea montana)
Bearded Iris (Iris Germanica)
Bee Balm (Monarda didyma)
Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis)
Boston Fern
Brown-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
Bugle (Ajuga reptans)
Cactus (2 varieties)
Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
Common Primrose (Primula Vulgaris
Coral Bells (Heuchera sanguinea
Coreopsis (Butter Daisy)
Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata)
Cultivated Buttercup (Trollis)
Dwarf Campanula “Bellflower”
Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum)
English Ivy (Hedera helix)
English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
Evening Primrose
False Geranium (Cranesbills)
Flowering Maple (Megapoticum variegatum)
Geraniums (5 varieties)
Gypsophila (Baby’s Breath)
Hardy Hibiscus
Heartsease (Viola tricolor)
Heliopsis (False Sunflower)
Hens and Chickens (Sempervivum tectorum)
Hollyhock (Althaea Rosea)
Hosta (Plantain Lily)
Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)
Iris, Dwarf Yellow
Jade Plant (Crassula ovate)

Iris, Dwarf Yellow
Jade Plant (Crassula ovate)
Hosta (Plantain Lily)
Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)
Iris, Dwarf Yellow
Jade Plant (Crassula ovate)
Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)
Lamb’s Ear (Stachys byzantina)
Lily-of-the-Valley (Convallaria majalis)
Liverwort (Hepatica)
Lupin (Lupinus)
Lychnis (Caryophyllaceae)
Mallow (Malva alcea ‘Fastigiata’)
Marigold (Crackerjack)
Michaelmas Daisy
Moon Flower
Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale)
Pink Pewter (Lamium Maculatum)
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
Ribbon Grass (Phalaris arundinacea ‘Picta’)
Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemumx superbum)
Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica)
Solomon Seal (Polygonatum multiforum)
Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)
Spiderwort (Tradescantia pallida )
Tiger Lily (Lilium columbianum)
White Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis)
White Oxalis (Oxalis Trianularis)
Yellow Archangel (Lamium galeobdolon ‘Variegatum’ )
Yellow Flag (Iris pseudacorus)
Zinnia (Giant Cactus)

Chives (Allium schoenophrasum)
Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum)
Dill (Anethum Graveolens)
Basil (Cinnamon)
French Trragon
Garlic Chives
Italian Parsley
Peppermint (Mentha spicata)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Sweet Marjoram (Origanum majorana)
Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)
Sage (Salvia officinais)
Summer Savory
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)


Buds, Books and Baking: Our Annual Spring Book and Plant Sale — 1 Comment

  1. What do you do with your leftover books after your sale? Do you keep them from year to year, or do you pass them on to other charities/book sales?

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