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Gwen Titley | Tribune-Review - Jennifer Donovan and Debbie Ellefson, both from Beaver, look at plants in Harmony Museum's historic barn on June 8, 2013 during the herb and garden show.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Gwen Titley  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Jennifer Donovan and Debbie Ellefson, both from Beaver, look at plants in Harmony Museum's historic barn on June 8, 2013 during the herb and garden show.
Gwen Titley | Tribune-Review - Gwen Lutz, event chairperson for the Harmony herb and garden show, counts customer's plants at the plant exchange table on June 8, 2013. Visitors to the Harmony herb and garden show could bring their own plants to exchange for others.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Gwen Titley  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Gwen Lutz, event chairperson for the Harmony herb and garden show, counts customer's plants at the plant exchange table on June 8, 2013. Visitors to the Harmony herb and garden show could bring their own plants to exchange for others.
Gwen Titley | Tribune-Review - Abbey Lutz, 5, from Fombell watches as her father, Abraham reaches for flowers at the Harmony herb and garden show on June 8, 2013.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Gwen Titley  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Abbey Lutz, 5, from Fombell watches as her father, Abraham reaches for flowers at the Harmony herb and garden show on June 8, 2013.
Gwen Titley | Tribune-Review - Emma Wallace, 18, from Harmony and Gina Mazur, 20, from Zelienople check their phones while waiting for customers during the Harmony herb and garden show on June 8, 2013.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Gwen Titley  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Emma Wallace, 18, from Harmony and Gina Mazur, 20, from Zelienople check their phones while waiting for customers during the Harmony herb and garden show on June 8, 2013.
Gwen Titley | Tribune-Review - The Harmony herb and garden show took place at Harmony Museum's historic barn on June 8, 2013.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Gwen Titley  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>The Harmony herb and garden show took place at Harmony Museum's historic barn on June 8, 2013.
Gwen Titley | Tribune-Review - Janet Eck from Pine, rearranges flowers at the Harmony herb and garden show on June 8, 2013. Eck described her and her husband, Ted, as 'backyard garden nuts' and were selling flowers from Shady Oak Farm.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Gwen Titley  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Janet Eck from Pine, rearranges flowers at the Harmony herb and garden show on June 8, 2013. Eck described her and her husband, Ted, as 'backyard garden nuts' and were selling flowers from Shady Oak Farm.

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Saturday, June 15, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Hundreds of people shared plants and gardening tips during the Harmony Museum's Herb and Garden Fair at the museum's historic barn in Butler County on June 8.

More than 300 people participated in the plant exchange, trading annuals and perennials from their gardens with others, said Kathy Luek, the museum's administrator.

Attendance was down a bit compared to last year, Luek said, a consequence of the cool spring and late start to the growing season.

“We were happy because most of the plants were exchanged,” she said.

On hand were members of the Butler County Master Gardeners to share advice on selecting and caring for plants. There also were several vendors and plenty of food, Luek said.

Local bakers brought 10 to 15 different pies, everything from rhubarb to pecan.

“It was tough to make a decision,” Luek said.

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