Louisville, Ky., – Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will celebrate the return of spring with its annual Plant and Herb Sale on Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 17, Noon to 3 p.m.
An Early Bird Sale will take place on Friday, April 15 from 4-7 p.m.
The Riverside Garden Club will offer a variety of herbs, perennials, annuals, Kentucky native species, heirloom tomatoes, gardening items – and good gardening advice.
A special highlight of this year’s sale is a FREE presentation by Rebecca Stoner Kirts aka “Basil Becky” who is a Master Gardener and writes for Kentucky Gardener magazine and for her popular blog www.basilbecky.blogspot.com . During her talk “Basil Becky’s Buzz: All About Herbs!,” Ms. Kirts will share her passion for growing herbs, their uses and the folklore surrounding them.
All proceeds of the sale support the historic gardening program at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing and its mission to interpret historic farm life on the Ohio River. Riverside’s Garden Club maintains a kitchen garden near the Farnsley-Moremen House where volunteers grow heirloom vegetables, herbs and flowers. Interpretive programs and events about historic gardening are part of Riverside’s offerings at various times throughout the year.
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing is a nearly 300-acre historic property on the Ohio River in southwest Louisville. The Farnsley-Moremen House will be open for tours (admission info below) during its regular business hours on April 16 and 17.
For more information: 502/935-6809
Regular Hours of Operation: Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing is open for guided tours Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Riverside is closed every Monday.) Admission for tours of the historic Farnsley-Moremen House: $6/Adults; $5/Seniors; $3/Children (ages 6-12); Children 5 and under are free.
Directions to Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing from Downtown Louisville: Take I-65 to the Gene Snyder Freeway West. Go approximately 9 miles on the Gene Snyder. After crossing over Dixie Highway, take a left at the stop light onto Lower River Road. The entrance to Riverside will be on your right after about 1/8 mile.