More than plants at Hunt’s plant sale

Zoe Fedorjazcenko examines a parasol, May 18.

Patrick L. Sullivan

More than plants at Hunt’s plant sale

FALLS VILLAGE — Zoe Fedorjazcenko tested out the parasols during a lull in the action at the David M. Hunt Library’s Homegrown Plant Sale Saturday, May 18.

For a wonder, it wasn’t raining, not that a paper parasol would have offered much protection.

She gave each brightly colored parasol a quick twirl before refolding and waiting for the next person with a question about bulbs or heirloom tomatoes.

Elsewhere Gail Allyn and Ruth Giumarro assisted customers.

Lou Timolat chatted with a reporter until Carol Timolat hove into view carrying a box of plants.

Lou Timolat pointed out the excellent-looking odds and ends of hardware, plus a selection of rakes for sale at knockdown prices.

He said he had refrained from buying anything.

“Good,” she replied. “I was afraid that stuff would wind up in our garage.”

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