May 13th Mother’s Day Flower Sale

by Tom Bivin on May 1, 2017 · 0 comments


William Carlos Williams’ Flowers


Just in time for Mother’s Day and Spring Gardening


The Meadowlands Museum is hosting its annual sale of native, heritage, and specialty plants and specifically a sale of the flowers of William Carlos Williams’ poems.  This is a great way to bring new Spring color to your home, to help re-establish plants that are native to this area, and to just enjoy Spring.  Buyers can check out more details of these plants at  Order your plants today, and pick them up on Saturday May 13th between 9 AM and 11 AM at the Meadowlands Museum, 91 Crane Avenue, Rutherford.


Daisy Chrysanthemums Dwarf variety perfect for borders and container gardens. $20.00/24-plant flat


Geranium (Pelargonium) Bright red, pink, or white flowers, grows well indoors and out. $ 5.00/4” pot $
Verbena – mix of large flower clusters on a low fuss plant; white, red and purple flowers $ 20.00/24-plant flat $
Zinnia – Height 12-18” Long bloom season, shades of orange flowers $ 20.00/32-plant flat $
Iris – featured in the Museum’s William Carlos Williams flower beds. $ 7.00/6” pot $
“Sun” Patiens – easy to grow, thicker stems and foliage less prone to disease and tolerate high heat and humidity $ 10.00/6” pot  



10“ Hanging Baskets – stunning burgundy petunia flowers with long flowering season $18.00/basket $

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Orders can be paid for with cash, check made out to Meadowlands Museum, or credit card (by calling Robin Reenstra at 201-321-2756.  Orders should be forwarded to The Meadowlands Museum (Attn: Robin), 91 Crane Avenue, Rutherford, NJ 07070 no later than Tuesday May 9, 2017.  We thank you for your support of our community’s valuable heritage museum – and wish you a Happy Mother’s Day!


Each year, the Meadowlands Museum welcomes hundreds of children and adults, helping them connect to the historical and cultural sense of place that is the Meadowlands region.  Founded in 1961 to connect school children with their community, the Museum continues the work that began with that single inspiration.  The Meadowlands Museum relies on the ongoing support of the regional community, and this event is a great way to provide a little bit of that support.  Ask about becoming a member, in order to get early information and discounts for Museum exhibits and events throughout the year.

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