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The Tenth Life annual plant sale fundraiser taking orders now

Miko is one of many, many adoptable kitties at The Tenth Life
Miko is one of many, many adoptable kitties at The Tenth Life
The Tenth Life

The Tenth Life annual plant sale fundraiser is here to take your mind off of the cold and help you start thinking about spring planting!

The Tenth Life is Dayton’s largest no-kill cat (and a few dogs!) shelter, and the annual plant sale is one of their biggest fundraisers. All of the plants are supplied by our local Furst nursery, and includes a huge selection of flowers (both annuals and perennials), vegetable plants, herbs, hanging baskets, mixed flowering pots and patio pots and more. Furst asks that orders be in to The Tenth Life – with payment – by March 15 in order to accommodate their growing requirements; in exchange, Furst gives The Tenth Life an early-order discount which The Tenth Life passes on to you.

Please see the order form for the entire selection and the prices. If there is a plant that you want that is not listed, please contact The Tenth Life at (937) 376-5550 and they will check with Furst and get back to you with the availability and price of your desired plant(s).

Additional order forms can be downloaded from The Tenth Life web site or you can call them and they will send you extra forms. If you miss the March 15 deadline, The Tenth Life will have two to three thousand dollars’ worth of extra plants on hand for your shopping convenience.

Plants will be available for pickup beginning at 4:30 p.m. on May 6 - the week before Mother’s Day! You can complete your Mother’s Day shopping and help raise funds for the shelter at the same time! The hours for pickup are 4:30-7:30 p.m. weeknights, 10:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 12:30-5:00 p.m. on Sunday. If you absolutely cannot come during these hours, call The Tenth Life at (937) 376-5550, and they will make arrangements to accommodate your schedule.

The order form can be found by clicking this link to The Tenth Life Newsletter and scrolling down a few pages.


Miko (pictured) came to The Tenth Life from a family in Troy, Ohio. He has obviously been very well fed and is very friendly (to both humans and other cats). Miko is reserved, but adores attention and purrs frequently when approached by humans.



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