Boy Scouts announce Mother’s Day Plant Sale


PARSIPPANY — Boy Scout Troop 173 will hold its fourth annual Mother’s Day plant sale on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 and Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Parsippany Elks Lodge, located at 230 Parsippany Road.

A wide variety of plants, including annuals and perennials will be available including: Begonias, Marigolds, Vinca Vine, Geraniums, herbs such as Basil, Mint, Parsley, and vegetables such as Tomatoes and Peppers. Plants will be sold in both flats and potted; there will be colorful deck/patio planters and hanging baskets as well.

“This is one of Troop 173’s fundraising events to help with costs associated with our Boy Scout activities throughout the year,” states Scoutmaster Michael Catapano.” The turnout at last year’s Mother’s Day plant sale was incredible and we are hoping for an even better sale this year.”

Throughout the year Troop 173 is actively involved with community service projects at Littleton School (with Pack 142), Brooklawn Middle School, Mt Tabor Historical Society and at the Parsippany Historical Society Smith-Baldwin House.

Support your local Boy Scout troop and pick the perfect Mother’s Day gift! For more information contact Len Cipkins at (973) 229-8740.