Henrico berry plant sale benefits 4-H youth programs

 The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension is selling a variety of berry plants to support its 4-H Youth Development program.

Blackberry, raspberry and blueberry plants are available for $5 each. A bundle of 25 strawberry plants is $7.

Order forms are available from the Extension Office, in the Human Services Building at 8600 Dixon Powers Drive, and at any location of the Henrico County Public Library. Forms also can be printed from the Extension Office’s website, henrico.us/extension. To receive a form by fax, call (804) 501-5160.

All orders received by Friday, March 28 will be filled. Those received later will be filled while supplies last.

Plants will be distributed from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10 at the Virginia Randolph Recreation Center, at 2175 Mountain Road.

The berry plant sale is a fundraiser for the 4-H Youth Development program, which is a diverse, volunteer-led program that provides a safe and nurturing environment for youth to develop confidence, leadership and other life skills.

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