High school flower sales

High school flower sales
Posted on 04/26/2022
R-5 students working in the school's greenhouse/aquaponics center
Grand Junction, CO - Two District 51 high schools will be hosting plant sales on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

R-5 High School, 455 N. 22nd St., will host a Mother's Day Sale Fundraiser from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and sell flower, herb, and strawberry baskets; starter vegetables and flowers; and landscaping plants. Proceeds will benefit the R-5 High School Garden and Aquaponics Education Center.

On the same day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fruita Monument's FFA program will host its annual Plant Sale and FFA Roundup at Fruita 8/9 School, 1835 J Road. Students from the FMHS Greenhouse Management class have been working all semester to fill the greenhouse with tomatoes, strawberries, peppers, basil, squash, pumpkins, petunias, daisies, and other flowers and houseplants, which will all be available for sale.

In addition to the plant sale, the FFA Roundup will include music, food, student business booths, and local small business booths.