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

Books, Blooms, and Baking

There is something for everyone at Books, Blooms and Baking

There is something for everyone at Books, Blooms and Baking, our annual Spring book and plant sale

Our popular Spring Book and Plant Sale has been renamed “Books, Blooms and Baking” and will take place this year during the second week of May, rain or shine. The change of name reflects our desire to upgrade the level of the sale. Our popular Bake Sale tables will again be featured this year, loaded with homemade treats and goodies on the afternoon of Friday, May 8. Why not drop in to pick up a cake, pie or some cookies? It’s just the thing to enjoy with a cup of tea while reading your new book purchase!

The dates for our 2015 sale event 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.

Please enter the church through the wheelchair accessible doors near the front lawn, and continue downstairs to our lower hall. There, you will find a huge array of books, a large number of beautifully displayed plants, and a selection of used DVDs and CDs – all organized and maintained by our team of experienced volunteers.

BOOKS:
As usual, we will offer:
• Lots of FREE books
• Lots of books at BARGAIN prices

Our volunteers will be putting out new books each day!

There are a LARGE NUMBER OF BOOKS in the following categories:
– Biographies
– Crime: large collection of true and fictional crime
– Mysteries: large number of paperback and hardcover mysteries
– Novels: large number of paperback and hardcover
– Science Fiction: an ENORMOUS selection of Science Fiction novels and magazines

CHILDREN’S BOOKS:
We have a variety children’s books, including:
– Non Reader: age 0 – 5
– Easy Reader: age 6 – 8
– Youth: age 9 – 12
– Teen: 13 +
– Children’s Classics

Other BOOK CATEGORIES include:
Art, Award Winners, Biography, Business, Canadiana, Classics, Cookbooks, Family, Fantasy, Gardening, Health, History, How To, Humour, Music, Natural Science, Novels (non-English), Pets, Poetry, Politics, Psychology, Reference, Religion, Romance, Royalty, Self Help, Sociology, Sports, Thriller.

PLANTS:
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:

FLOWERS:
Archangel (Lamium galeobdolon ‘Variegatum’ )
Autumn Joy Sedum (Hylotelephium spectabile)
Bachelor Button (Centaurea montana)
Bearded Iris (Iris Germanica)
Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis)
Boston Fern
Brown-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
Bugle (Ajuga reptans)
Cactus (2 varieties)
Coleus
Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
Coreopsis (Butter Daisy)
Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata)
Crocosmia
Cultivated Buttercup (Trollis)
Dwarf Campanula “Bellflower”
Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum)
English Ivy (Hedera helix)
English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
False Geranium (Cranesbills)
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)
Kalanchoe
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)
Oxalis (Oxalis Trianularis)
Phlox
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)
Violet
Yellow Flag (Iris pseudacorus)

HERBS:
Basil
Chives (Allium schoenophrasum)
Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum)
Basil (Cinnamon)
French Trragon
Garlic Chives
Italian Parsley
Peppermint (Mentha spicata)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Sweet Marjoram (Origanum majorana)
Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)
Sage (Salvia officinais)
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Zinnia (Giant Cactus)

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!


Comments

Books, Blooms 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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