Garden lovers stock up at annual wildflower sale

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Saturday was the first of two annual wildflower sales at the Lincoln Memorial Garden in Springfield.

The Spring Woodland Wildflower and Bare Root Tree Sale happened this weekend.

Dozens of residents made it out to get the best of the best just in time for spring, once temperatures warm up.

Organizers said this event helps so much like with promoting the garden.

"And then also it provides [us] with resupplying the native plants that have been grown here for centuries,” Head Gardener at Lincoln Memorial Garden Larry Miller said.

Items sold were also good for the wildlife like birders, bees and butterflies just to name a few.

Some new additions this years was four different milk weeds which are good for the butterflies and herbs.

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