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Olympia FFA Plant Sales for 2023

The Olympia FFA will hold their annual plant sale on Saturday, May 6 and Saturday, May 13, from 9AM-1PM, at the high school greenhouse.  The Olympia FFA members have worked hard throughout the year to get plants ready for the sale. The FFA chapter is growing over 45 plant varieties including annual flowers, perennials, vegetables, herbs, and hanging baskets. Out of the 45 varieties, the wave petunias seem to be the most popular. Starting at the beginning of the second semester of the school year, students in agriculture classes plant plugs and seeds in the greenhouse to sell to the community. Then, throughout the semester the students have taken care of the plants by watering them, giving them fertilizer, and transplanting them when needed. 

While all of the students work hard to get the plants ready for the sale, a small group works especially hard. This group is the greenhouse managers. The 2022-2023 group of greenhouse managers for Olympia are McKenna Lally, Brooke Rogers, Kaitlynn Whitecotton and Trinity Weeks. 

Along with the individual plants, the FFA is selling yard art signs, and metal planters. These items were created with the chapter’s CNC plasma cutting table.  If you would like to order a yard decoration or any sign please contact the high school (309)379-5911 and ask for Mr. Hoffman or email -  All proceeds from the plant sale benefit the Olympia High School FFA Chapter.