On Monday afternoon, landscapers started laying down bricks and building their exhibits. Since spring is right around the corner, many of the booths will feature flowers.
Vendors say this year many people around town might need to replace some plants due to the cold winter weather.
“The big freeze we had in December has taken a toll on a lot of people’s gardens. We’re going to have quite a few plants that did die, and it’s not until now in the spring when they start trying to grow that we’re going to know for certain whether they’ve survived or not,” said Martin Gascoyne, owner of The Country Gardener.
The Lane County Home and Garden Show opens Thursday, March 6 at 5 p.m. and lasts through Sunday at the Lane Events Center in Eugene.