Friends of Boone County Arboretum

Autumn Affair Logo

 
This annual event was on Friday, October 14, 2016.

 

 

THANK YOU!

Thank you to our sponsors, item donors, volunteers, and attendees for a wonderfully successful Autumn Affair once again. We are already looking forward to next year's event and will include the date here once we get it confirmed.

 

Presented by

Owen Electric Cooperative

 
 
Also sponsored by:

 

Bob Adams

 

Invest in the future growth of Boone County Arboretum

Join us on this festive autumn evening as we celebrate the beauty of Boone County Arboretum. Enjoy live music, food by the bite, fine wine and craft beer. Take part in the largest rare and unusual plant auction in the region. A "garden gift shop" will have items ready for immediate purchase. Proceeds benefit the building fund for a future Education and Visitor Center.

Dr. Peter Zale

About our Featured Presenter: Dr. Peter Zale is Curator and Plant Breeder at Longwood Gardens where he is responsible for leading curatorial activities, the plant breeding program, the plant exploration program, and the recently initiated plant conservation program. Peter has published over 25 articles in trade, specialist, and peer-reviewed journals and has lectured across the US. He has also designed and participated in over 20 plant collection trips throughout the US, Japan, Vietnam, Myanmar, and the Republic of Georgia. Peter received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 2014.

Our featured presentation this year will be given by Dr. Peter Zale, Curator of Plants at Longwood Gardens. Peter will talk on the exquisite orchids of Longwood and the magnolias of the world. If you love plants, this is THE event of the year to attend in Greater Cincinnati. Orchids from Longwood will be on sale and at auction.

A list of auction items is lower on the page.
 

 

Evening Program Schedule

  • 6:30 Doors Open, At-the-Door Ticket Sales Start, Auction Begins for All Items
  • 7:30 Welcome & Introduction of Presenting Sponsor
  • 7:40 - 8:10 Peter Zale Presentation: Magnolias of the World
  • 8:30 Bidding Closes on Auction Section A
  • 8:45 - 9:15 Peter Zale Presentation: Orchids of Longwood Gardens
  • 9:30 Bidding Closes on Auction Section B
  • 9:35 - 9:50 Conversations with Peter Zale
  • 9:55 Door Prize(s) - must be present to win
  • 10:00 Evening Concludes
Autumn Affair Event Picture

Hors d'oeuvre Menu

  • Beef Barley Soup
  • Roasted Apple and Squash Bisque
  • Assorted Breads from Shadeau
  • Turkey and Brie with Apple Tomato Chutney
  • Italian Wraps
  • Pesto Cheese Torte and Cubed Cheeses, with Fruit and Crackers
  • Crudité with House-made Ranch Dip
  • Endive with Gorgonzola, Pear and Toasted Walnuts
  • Creamer Potatoes
  • Dessert Display
  • Tea, Soda, Coffee
  • Beer: Angry Orchard, Crankeshaft, Octoberfuel, Bud Light
  • Wine: Apothic Red, Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling, Belcreme de Lys Chardonnay
  • Specialty Mixed Drink: Hot Magnolia
Autumn Affair Event Picture

Tickets

Your admission ticket includes fantastic hors d'oeuvres, one drink ticket to the cash bar, live music, participation in the silent auction and a seat at Peter Zale's phenomenal presentation.

Online registration is now closed to allow us time to assemble packets for the pre-registered guests. Tickets will be sold at the door, the night of the event.

Hosted by Friends of Boone County Arboretum

Friends of Boone County Arboretum is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002 to support the work of Boone County Arboretum. Members are community advocates for the Arboretum, creating awareness and encouraging participation. For membership information, please visit their page, or contact us directly. Interested in becoming a member? Sign up now.)
 

 

Location

St. Timothy's Catholic Church, Lower Level
10272 US Route 42
Union, Kentucky 41091
Lat: 38.937554, Lon: -84.675556
Coordinates for GPS units and directions by Google are provided for convenience, however we cannot guarantee device/Google routing accuracy.


 

 

Silent Auction Items

Plants

Blue Cloak White Fir, Abies concolor 'Blue Cloak', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $45, Min Bid: $16, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Bigleaf Maple, Acer macrophyllum, 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Coral Bark Japanese Maple, Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku', 4-5' B&B, Retail Value: $149, Min Bid: $53
Painted Buckeye, Aesculus sylvatica, 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $69, Min Bid: $25, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Linda Applegate Ajuga, Ajuga repens 'Linda Applegate', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $10, Min Bid: $4
Summer Chocolate Mimosa, Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $59, Min Bid: $21
Chocolate Fountain Mimosa, Albizia julibrissin 'Chocolate Fountain', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $59, Min Bid: $21
Loreley Japanese Anemone, Anemone x hybrida 'Loreley', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Sun King Japanese Spikenard, Aralia cordata 'Sun King', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Jet Berry, Ardisia humilis, 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Min Bid: $7
Blue False Indigo, Baptisia australis, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Rex Begonia, Begonia x, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Fredricks Dwarf, Gold Barberry, Berberis thunbergii 'Fredricks Dwarf', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Min Bid: $14
Ornamental Bromeliad, Bromeliad sp., 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Golden Triumph Boxwood, Buxus microphylla 'Golden Triumph', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $44.99, Min Bid: $16
Golden Triumph Boxwood, Buxus microphylla 'Golden Triumph', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $44.99, Min Bid: $16
Golden Triumph Boxwood, Buxus microphylla 'Golden Triumph', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $44.99, Min Bid: $16
Unraveled Weeping Boxwood, Buxus sempervirens 'Unraveled', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $44.99, Min Bid: $16
Wee Willie® Boxwood, Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Wee Willie', 1 Quart, Retail Value: $14.99, Min Bid: $6
Wee Willie® Boxwood, Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Wee Willie', 1 Quart, Retail Value: $14.99, Min Bid: $6
Wee Willie® Boxwood, Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Wee Willie', 1 Quart, Retail Value: $14.99, Min Bid: $6
Purple Pearls® Beautyberry, Callicarpa x 'NCCX1', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $44.99, Min Bid: $16
Michael Lindsey Sweetshrub, Calycanthus floridus 'Michael Lindsey', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $44.95, Min Bid: $16
Purple Leaved Sweetshrub, Calycanthus floridus var. purpureus, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Min Bid: $7
Longwood Valentine Camellia (cold hardy form), Camellia japonica 'Longwood Valentine', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $40, Min Bid: $14
Oriental Hornbeam, Carpinus orientalis, 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $80, Min Bid: $28
Petit Bleu™ Bluebeard, Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Minbleu', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $34.99, Min Bid: $13
Petit Bleu™ Bluebeard, Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Minbleu', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $34.99, Min Bid: $13
Fringed Catasetum Orchid, Catasetum fimbriatum, 3" Pot, Retail Value: $25, Min Bid: $9
Fringed Catasetum Orchid, sub-variety, Catasetum fimbriatum var. morrenianum, 3" Pot, Retail Value: $25, Min Bid: $9
Kenwith Cedar of Lebanon, Cedrus libani 'Kenwith', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $69.99, Min Bid: $25
Sugar Shack® Buttonbush, Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Sugar Shack', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $45, Min Bid: $16, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Forest Pansy Redbud, Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $79, Min Bid: $28
Ruby Falls Redbud, Cercis canadensis 'Ruby Falls', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $79, Min Bid: $28
Contorted Hinoki Falsecypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Coralliformis', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Baby Blue Sawara Cypress, Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Baby Blue', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $34.99, Min Bid: $13
Yellowwood, Cladrastis kentukea, 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $59.95, Min Bid: $21
Pink Anemone Clematis, Clematis montana var. rubens, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $29.99, Min Bid: $11
Sweet Summer Love Clematis, Clematis x 'Sweet Summer Love', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $29.99, Min Bid: $11
Thailand Giant Super-Sized Elephant Ear, Colocasia gigantea 'Thailand Giant', 15 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Goldfish plant, Columnea gloriosa, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Center Stage Perennial Tickseed Coreopsis, Coreopsis x 'Center Stage', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Spring Grove® Dogwood, Cornus florida 'Grovflor', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $59, Min Bid: $21
Cornellian Cherry Dogwood, Cornus officinalis, 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Venus Dogwood, Cornus x 'Venus', 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $59.95, Min Bid: $21
Venus Dogwood, Cornus x 'Venus', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Deutzia, Deutzia 'Chardonnay Pearls', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Min Bid: $14
Deutzia, Deutzia 'Chardonnay Pearls', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Min Bid: $14
Deutzia, Deutzia 'Chardonnay Pearls', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Min Bid: $14
Magician Pink Flowering Deutzia, Deutzia x 'Magician', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $34.99, Min Bid: $13, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Cool Splash® Diervilla, Diervilla sessilifolia 'LPDC Podaras', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Magic Fountain™ Weeping Persimmon, Diospyros virginiana 'JN5', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $79, Min Bid: $28, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Chinese Emmenopterys, Emmenopterys henryi, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $40, Min Bid: $14
Reed-stemmed Epidendrum Orchid, Epidendrum sp., 4" Pot, Retail Value: $30, Min Bid: $11
Pineapple Lily, Eucomis comosa 'Oakhurst', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Caribbean Copper Plant, Euphorbia cotinifolia, 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Min Bid: $7
Blackbird spurge, Euphorbia x 'Nothowlee', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Variegated Perennial Buckwheat, Fagopyrum dibotrys 'Variegatum', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Cape Jasmine, Gardenia jasminoides, 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Cape Jasmine, Gardenia jasminoides, 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Autumn Gold Ginkgo, Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $129, Min Bid: $46
Seven-Son Flower, Heptacodium miconioides, 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $59, Min Bid: $21
Brakelights® Red Yucca, Hesperaloe parviflora 'Perpa', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $22.9, Min Bid: $9
Brakelights® Red Yucca, Hesperaloe parviflora 'Perpa', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $22.9, Min Bid: $9
Climbing Hydrangea Vine (trained as tree), Hydrangea anomala subsp. Petiolaris, 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $150, Min Bid: $53
Tuff Stuff™ Reblooming Mountain Hydrangea (deep red), Hydrangea serrata 'MAK20', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Min Bid: $14
Tuff Stuff™ Reblooming Mountain Hydrangea (deep red), Hydrangea serrata 'MAK20', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Min Bid: $14
Hypericum HyperBerries Gold, Hypericum androsaemum 'KOLMALEM', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $28.5, Min Bid: $10
Gem Box® Inkberry Holly, Ilex glabra 'SMNIGAB17', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $45, Min Bid: $16
Florida anise, Illicium floridanum, 10 Gallon, Retail Value: $100, Min Bid: $35
Florida anise, Illicium floridanum, 10 Gallon, Retail Value: $100, Min Bid: $35
Papaya Popsicle Red Hot Poker, Torchlily, Kniphofia 'Papaya Popsicle', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Papaya Popsicle Red Hot Poker, Torchlily, Kniphofia 'Papaya Popsicle', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Papaya Popsicle Red Hot Poker, Torchlily, Kniphofia 'Papaya Popsicle', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Corkwood, Leitneria floridana, 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $45, Min Bid: $16
Babyboot Orchid, Lepanthes sp., 2" Clay Pot, Retail Value: $20, Min Bid: $7
Heronswood Gold Gooseneck, Lysimachia clethroides 'Heronswood Gold', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Sweetbay Magnolia- Dwarf Shrub Form, Magnolia virginiana pumila, 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $45, Min Bid: $16, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Sweetbay Magnolia- Pineywoods Form, Magnolia virginiana var. ludoviciana, 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $45, Min Bid: $16
Rose Marie Magnolia, Magnolia x 'Rose Marie', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $59.99, Min Bid: $21
Wada's Memory Magnolia, Magnolia x kewensis 'Wada's Memory', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $59.99, Min Bid: $21
Japanese Mahonia, Mahonia japonica, 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $40, Min Bid: $14
Sophronitis-Like Maxillaria Orchid, Maxillaria sophronitis, 4" Clay Pot, Retail Value: $35, Min Bid: $13
Gold Rush Dawn Redwood, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $79.99, Min Bid: $28
Hamlet's Broom Dawn Redwood, Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Hamlet's Broom', 15 Gallon, Retail Value: $120, Min Bid: $42, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Zydeco Twist Blackgum, Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist', 10 Gallon, Retail Value: $79.99, Min Bid: $28
Splendid Ladyslipper Orchid, Paphiopedilum insigne 'Sanderae', 4" Pot, Retail Value: $35, Min Bid: $13
Dark Towers Beardtongue, Penstemon x 'Dark Towers', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Denium and Lace Russian Sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Denim 'n Lace', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $14.99, Min Bid: $6
Denium and Lace Russian Sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Denim 'n Lace', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $14.99, Min Bid: $6
Denium and Lace Russian Sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Denim 'n Lace', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $14.99, Min Bid: $6
Little Lace™ Russian Sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Novaperlac', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Lehmann's Pescatoria Orchid, Pescatoria lehmannii, 6" Pot, Retail Value: $45, Min Bid: $16
Aizu-goyo Japanese White Pine, Pinus parviflora 'Aizu-goyo', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $75, Min Bid: $27
Peacock Orchid (pale pink), Pleione formosana (large pale pink form), 4" Pot, Retail Value: $35, Min Bid: $13
Peacock Orchid, Pleione formosana (regular form), 4" Pot, Retail Value: $35, Min Bid: $13
Spotty Dotty May-Apple, Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Min Bid: $6
Flying Dragon Hardy Orange, Poncirus trifoliata 'Flying Dragon', 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $44.95, Min Bid: $16
Alley Cat Hardy Pomegranate, Punica granatum 'Alley Cat', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Alley Cat Hardy Pomegranate, Punica granatum 'Alley Cat', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
La Siberia Strain Oak, Quercus greggii 'La Siberia', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Japanese live oak, Quercus myrsinifolia, 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $45, Min Bid: $16, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Monterrey Oak, Quercus polymorpha, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Min Bid: $7
Chinese cork oak, Quercus variabilis, 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $39, Min Bid: $14, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Plumleaf Azalea, Rhododendron prunifolium, 10 Gallon, Retail Value: $110, Min Bid: $39
Plumleaf Azalea, Rhododendron prunifolium, 10 Gallon, Retail Value: $110, Min Bid: $39
Ram's Horn Willow, Salix babylonica 'Crispa', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $50, Min Bid: $18
Black Tower ™ Elderberry, Sambucus nigra 'Eiffel 1', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $34, Min Bid: $12
Kuma Bamboo, Sasa veitchii, 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $80, Min Bid: $28
Sassafras, Sassafras albidum, 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $40, Min Bid: $14
SunSparkler® Wildfire Sedum, Sedum x 'Wildfire', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $14.99, Min Bid: $6
SunSparkler® Wildfire Sedum, Sedum x 'Wildfire', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $14.99, Min Bid: $6
Indian Pink, Spigelia marilandica, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Indian Pink, Spigelia marilandica, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Indian Pink, Spigelia marilandica, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Min Bid: $5
Nodding Ladies' Tresses, Spiranthes cernua var. odorata, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $25, Min Bid: $9
Weeping Pink Japanese Snowbell, Styrax japonicus 'Marleys Pink', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $59.99, Min Bid: $21, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Fragrant Snowbell, Styrax obassia, 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Min Bid: $18
Falling Waters Bald Cypress, Taxodium distichum 'Falling Waters', 15 Gallon, Retail Value: $99.99, Min Bid: $35
Amersfoort English Yew, Taxus baccata 'Amersfoort', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $79.99, Min Bid: $28, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Korean Evodia, Tetradium daniellii, 1 Gallon (Franklin Park Conservatory Cold Hardy Strain), Retail Value: $20, Min Bid: $7
Golden Arborvitae, Thuja 'Sparky', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $27.95, Min Bid: $10
BrazelBerries® Jelly Bean® Blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-179', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $59.99, Min Bid: $21
BrazelBerries® Jelly Bean® Blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-179', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $59.99, Min Bid: $21
Chinese Snowball Viburnum, Viburnum macrocephalum, 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $59.95, Min Bid: $21, Wanted at the Arboretum.
Longwood Possumhaw Viburnum, Viburnum nudum 'Longwood', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Min Bid: $7
Longwood Possumhaw Viburnum, Viburnum nudum 'Longwood', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $69, Min Bid: $25
Golden Jackpot® Weigela, Weigela florida 'MonRigney', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Min Bid: $14
Crimson Kisses™ Weigela, Weigela florida 'Slingco 1', 2 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Min Bid: $14
David's Weepabout™ Zelkova, Zelkova serrata 'USC Kingsthree', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $79.99, Min Bid: $28
David's Weepabout™ Zelkova, Zelkova serrata 'USC Kingsthree', 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $79.99, Min Bid: $28

Plant Groupings

Plant Grouping: Pomegranate & Sacred Lily, Punica granatum, Dwarf Double Pomegranate, 1 Gallon Pot ---and--- Rohdea japonica, Sacred Lily, 2 Plugs, Retail Value: $36, Min Bid: $13

Photos From Boone County Arboretum

"A Coneflower Visitor", A tiger swallowtail enjoying a white coneflower, 4"x6" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Behind The Scenes", A freshly opened red hybiscus stands out against an orange backdrop, 6"x8" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Blackie", A spicebush swallowtail and a fuchsia-colored flower, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Butterfly", A tiger swallowtail enjoying nectar from a white flower, 8"x12" print, matted to 12"x16", Min Bid: $19
"Cicada", A dog-day cicada resting on a flower, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Floral Tree", A ruby red horsechestnut in full bloom on a foggy morning, 8"x12" print, matted to 12"x16", Min Bid: $19
"Flower Sunrise", The rising sun illuminates a Queen Anne's lace blossom, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Gribbet", A bullfrog waits at the edge of a pond, 8"x10" print, matted to 11"x14", Min Bid: $18
"Hibiscus", The inside of a red hibiscus bloom, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Infloresence", A horsechestnut infloresence, 4"x6" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Morning Light", A woodland edge illuminated by the sun rising over an adjacent field, 12"x18" print, matted to 18"x24", Min Bid: $25
"Puff", The puffy white and pink flower of a mimosa tree, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Purple Rain", Wisteria flower softly covered with raindrops, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Solitude", A light purple coneflower, 4"x6" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16
"Stumped Alvin", A chipmunk on the lookout from a fallen stump, 8"x10" print, matted to 11"x14", Min Bid: $18
"Summer Sunrise", The summer sunrise shines through a weeping curly willow, 8"x12" print, matted to 12"x16", Min Bid: $19
"Yoga Bee", A bumble bee eating and grooming his wings atop a coneflower, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Min Bid: $16

Other Items

"A Day at Keeneland" Gift Basket, Six Keeneland Box Seat Tickets, Town Branch Bourbon, Maker's Mark Cigar, Retail Value: $228, Min Bid: $80
"Buckshot Buckeye" Belt Buckle, Wooden/composite, Retail Value: $50, Min Bid: $18
"Fun in the Garden", $75 Gift Certificate to Natorp Nursery, Gauntlet Gloves, Retail Value: $100, Min Bid: $35
"Garden TLC", $25 Gift Card to Aquatic & Garden Décor, 16" Decorative Glass Bird Bath, Retail Value: $55, Min Bid: $20
"It's Beer-Thirty", Flipdaddy's Beer Growler and $25 Gift Card, Retail Value: $35, Min Bid: $13
"Work Hard, Drink Hard", $25 Gift Card to BJ's Brewhouse, Work Gloves, Retail Value: $55, Min Bid: $20
AM Leonard Tool Gift Basket, Includes Soil Knife and Sheath, Pruners, Knee Pad, Bucket, Retail Value: $97.04, Min Bid: $34
Bird Feeder Starter Kit, 20lb Bag of Choice Blend Bird Seed, Birds of KY Field Guide, 12" Classic Hanging Feeder and Advanced Pole Hanging Hardware, Retail Value: $167, Min Bid: $59
Butterfly Pendant, Red-Spotted Purple Butterfly Pendant, wings collected at Boone County Arboretum, Retail Value: $85, Min Bid: $30
Metal Cat w/ Pumpkin Garden Art, Metal Cat and Pumpkin Garden Art, Retail Value: $18, Min Bid: $7
Metal Spider Planter, Metal Spider Planter, Retail Value: $20, Min Bid: $7
Table-Top Concrete Birdbath, With Leaf Impressions, 10 inches high, 19 inches wide, 43 pounds, Retail Value: $115, Min Bid: $41
Vegetable Garden Art Pole, Retail Value: $108, Min Bid: $38

"Buy-It-Now" Gift Shop Items

Plants

Inaba Shidare Japanese Maple, Acer palmatum 'Inaba Shidare', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Sale Price: $35
Red Buckeye, Aesculus pavia, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Sale Price: $11
Pawpaw, Asimina triloba, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Sale Price: $14
Pawpaw, Asimina triloba, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Sale Price: $14
Beyond Midnight™ Caryopteris, Caryopteris x clandonensis 'CT-9-12', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $34, Sale Price: $24
Gold Mop Chamaecyparis (non sheared, natural form), Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Sale Price: $14
Cape Jasmine, Gardenia jasminoides, 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Sale Price: $35
Cape Jasmine, Gardenia jasminoides, 7 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Sale Price: $35
Great Smokies Coral Bells, Heucherella 'Great Smokies', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $12, Sale Price: $9
Jim Dandy Winterberry Holly, Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Sale Price: $28
Berry Nice Winterberry Holly, Ilex verticillata 'Spriber', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $39.99, Sale Price: $28
Florida anise, Illicium floridanum, 10 Gallon, Retail Value: $100, Sale Price: $70
Lacebark Pine, Pinus bungeana, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $15, Sale Price: $11
Dwarf Fern-leaf Bamboo, Pleioblastus pygmaeus, 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $20, Sale Price: $14
False Aralia, Pleranda elegantissima, 5 Gallon, Sale Price: $5
False Aralia, Pleranda elegantissima, 5 Gallon, Sale Price: $5
False Aralia, Pleranda elegantissima, 5 Gallon, Sale Price: $5
Okame Cherry, Prunus x 'Okame', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Sale Price: $35
Yoshino Cherry, Prunus x yedoensis 'Yoshino', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $49.99, Sale Price: $35
Arrow Bamboo, Psuedosasa japonica, 5 Gallon, Retail Value: $80, Sale Price: $56
Sacred Lily, Rohdea japonica, Flat of 50, Retail Value: $50, Sale Price: $35
SunSparkler® Wildfire Sedum, Sedum x 'Wildfire', 1 Gallon, Retail Value: $14.99, Sale Price: $11
Dr. West Selection Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis, 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $45, Sale Price: $32
Spring Grove® Western Arborvitae, Thuja plicata 'Grovepli', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $40, Sale Price: $28
Spring Grove® Western Arborvitae, Thuja plicata 'Grovepli', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $40, Sale Price: $28
Spring Grove® Western Arborvitae, Thuja plicata 'Grovepli', 3 Gallon, Retail Value: $40, Sale Price: $28

Photos From Boone County Arboretum

"Baby Bunny", A baby bunny peers out from under a shrub, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"Caterpillar", An eastern tent caterpillar munching on a leaf, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"Dogwood Directions", A dogwood flower bract points visitors to continue down the trail, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"Glow Worm", A small butterfly "glows" the dark green foliage, 4"x6" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"I Go Indigo", False-indigo flowers, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"Magnolia", A white southern magnolia flower against glossy dark green leaves, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"Pillar of the Community", A lone caterpillar on a single blade of grass, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"The Hidden Forest", Tiny mushrooms in a "forest" of moss fronds, 4"x6" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"Turtle", A snapping turtle gathering some warmth on the trail, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"Up too late", A bat hangs on a branch, resting from an eventful night, 5"x7" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25
"Velvet", A star mganolia bloom against a soft green background, 4"x6" print, matted to 8"x10", Sale Price: $25