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Happy Mother's Day

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | May 10, 2019

Happy Mother's Day this weekend to all the important women in our lives!
And what better way to celebrate than with plants!
This photo of an elementary school plant sale for Mother's Day is from 1935.