Great Barrington: Garden Center plans anniversary events

Ward's Nursery will celebrate its 61st anniversary with free face-painting and balloons, a spin-to-win wheel of gardening prizes, soil testing and additional garden experts on hand to answer garden questions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the garden center, 600 Main St.

At 1:30 p.m., join a lawn-care class with Tony Langlois titled the "New American Lawn" or meet Jim Barry from Ponds & Beyond to talk about "Pond Plants and Pond Care." Preregister for the free classes at 413-528-0166 or

Special weekend-only discounts will be offered on a variety of plants.

For information on how to take a soil sample, call ahead or visit and click on "Soil Testing."


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