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Bob Eisnaugle carried two baskets of red, white, and blue wave petunias to their appointed spot as others waited for more hanging baskets to be unloaded from Adam Davis’ truck.

The Southern Hills Arts Council (SHAC) Annual Flower Sale Fundraiser is under way!
As you plan your gardens this year, or are looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, please remember to support SHAC by purchasing your hanging baskets and bedding plants through them.  SHAC has partnered again with Marvin’s Gardens of Jackson to provide an excellent selection of beautiful foliage to fill your landscape.

SHAC’s Flower Sale committee member, Cortney Leach and Director of Operations Jennifer Hughes visited Marvin’s Gardens and with the help and advice of the Marvin’s Gardens team chose wonderful varieties of hanging baskets and potted plants. “I am so excited to see all the wonderful flowers once fully grown! The colors and varieties are just breathtaking,” Leach commented.

The Flower Sale was debuted at the Jackson Spring Showcase with order forms being mailed the next week.  SHAC’s Flower Sale allows you to pre-order from a selection of ten different hanging basket varieties in a twelve inch basket, a selection of ten different hanging basket varieties in a ten inch basket, including Boston Ferns and Bridal Veil; as well as flats of bedding plants such as Geraniums, Dahlias, Zinnias, Petunias, Vinca, Begonias, and much, much more.

Those wishing to order can do so by visiting the Markay Cultural Arts Center located at 269-271 E. Main Street, Jackson Ohio or by visiting http://southernhillsartscouncil.com/annual-events/annual-flower-sale/.
If you didn’t receive an order form through the mail Jennifer Hughes says not to worry. You can pick up the catalog and order form at the Markay.

Orders are to be placed by Thursday, April 20 and picked up on Saturday, May 6 from noon to 2 p.m. at the home of Scott and Kayla Massie, 125 Gay Street, Jackson.  Orders over $75 and within Jackson County, Ohio qualify for free delivery!

Orders can be sent to Southern Hills Arts Council at PO Box 149, Jackson, Ohio 45640. Payment can be sent with the order by check or you can call us at 740-286-6355 to place an order over the phone and pay with a credit card.

The Southern Hills Arts Council is an organization that works to enhance the quality life in the region by encouraging and stimulating the practice and appreciation of the arts. Supporting this fundraiser enables SHAC to continue to grow.

If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Hughes, at jhughes@markayjackson.org, or call 740-286-6355.

SHAC thanks you in advance for your support.

Click here for the flower order Form

 Flower Sale 2017 Catalog

Hanging Baskets in 12” Pots are $20 each. The baskets for sale include:

  • “Marvin’s Gardens Classic”, a mix of Priscilla Super Tunia, Goldilocks Rocks Biden and White Bacopa
  • “Million Bell Mix”, a mix of Orange, Dark Red, Cherry and Hot Pink Million Bells
  • “Pretty in Pink”, a mix of Bubblegum (pink) Super Tunia and Hot Pink Million Bells
  • “Americana”, a mix of Red, White and Dark Velvet Verbena
  • “Mad Hatter”, a mix of Black Magic Petunia, Hot Pink Million Bells, White Lobelia
  • “Holy Moly Punch”, a mix of Coralberry Punch and Holy Moly Million Bells
  • “Artist’s Touch”, a mix of Mini Blue Veined SuperTunia, Black Velvet Verbena, Hot Orange Million Bells.
  • “Dragon Wing”, a mix of Dragon Wing Begonia and Vinca Vine
  • “Mom’s Favorite”, a mix of Blue Lobelia, Hot Pink Verbena and Yellow Million Bells.
  • “Slice of Charm”, a mix of Violet Star Charm Super Tunia and Lemon Slice Million Bells.
  • “Blast of White”, a mix of Raspberry Blast and Latte Super Tunia, White with Dark Pink Center and Pink with White Center Million Bells.
  • “Summer Sun”, a mix of Terracotta Million Bells and Yellow Double Million Bells.
  • Hanging Boston Fern, (in a 10 inch pot.)

Hanging Baskets in 10” Pots are $18 each. The baskets for sale include:

  •  • “Adam’s Choice”, a mix of Trailing Dusty Miller and Bordeaux (Lavender) Super Tunia.
  • “Wedding Day”, which is Lush Bridal Veil (White)
  • “Coalton”, a mix of Orange, Pineapple (Yellow) and White Million Bells
  • “Sunshine” Saffron Yellow Million Bells.
  • “Jackson”, a mix of Vista Fuchsia Bubblegum (pink), Silverberry SuperTunia, which was seen in downtown Jackson last summer.
  • “Wellston”, a mix of True Blue and Canary Yellow Million Bells.
  • “Tropical Delight”, a mix of Orange, Cherry, White and Hot Pink Million Bells.
  • “Oak Hill”, a mix of Canary Yellow, Blue and Cherry Million Bells.
  • “The Wanderer”, a mix of Tradescantia Zebrina, commonly known as the “Wandering Jew”.

Hanging Bags are $20 each. The bags for sale include:Assorted mixed Impatiens or Yellow and White Million Bells Petunias.

4 1/2″ Geranium Pots are $2.50 each and include the choice of Pink, Violet, Red, Salmon, and White.

4 1/2″ Dahlias Pots are $2.50 each and come in assorted/mixed colors.

4 1/2″ Zinnias Pots are $2.50 each and come in assorted/mixed colors.

4 1/2″ Wave Petunia Pots are $2.50 each and come in colors of White, Red, Velour, Pink, Dark Blue and Magenta.

5 1/2″ Geranium Zonals are $5 each and come in colors of White, Orange, Hot Pink, Violet, Red and Salmon.

5 1/2″ Lantanas Pots are $5 each and come in colors of Lemon Glow, White, Sunrise Rose, Yellow, Lavender and Flame/Red.

The following bedding plants are available for $20 for the full flat and $10 for a half flat: Begonia, Green Leaf in the colors of Pink, Red and White; Begonia Bronze Leaf in the colors of Rose and Red; Blue Ageratum; Coleus; Dusty Miller; Dianthus in mixed and red; Impatiens in the colors of Orange, Pink, Red, Salmon, Violet, White, Lilac or Mixed; Marigolds Tall in the colors of Orange or Yellow; Marigolds Dwarf in the colors of Orange, Yellow or Disco Mix; Pansies in mixed, solid colors; Petunias in the colors of Light/Dark Pink, Dark Blue, Burgundy, Red, Salmon or White; Portulaca, available in mixed colors; Salvia, available in Blue Victoria or Red; Snapdragons, Dwarf, mixed; Vinca in the colors of Apricot, Burgundy, Red, Icy Pink, Polka Dot or Fuchsia Mix.



As you plan your summer landscape, please help us keep the doors of the Markay Cultural Arts Center open by ordering your hanging baskets and bedding plants through us. We get our supplies from Marvin’s Gardens. The family is carrying on Marvin’s outstanding practices. The greenhouses are filed with leafy green, flower laden, healthy plants.

Do you qualify for FREE delivery? If your order is more than $75, we will gladly deliver in Jackson County, at no charge.

Proceeds from this sale benefit the projects of the Southern HIlls Arts Council and their mission to share the arts with the community.For questions email: info@markayjackson.org, or call 740.286.6355.