Plant Sales Thursday, Create Your Own Scent at Ebba

And we have an update on what's going on with a new pet rescue organization in town.

1. Ebba creates philanthropic fragrance

, owner of Ebba in Katonah, has created two special "Scents of Giving" to benefit the Community Center of Northern Westchester. The fragrances are available in her and retail for $32, wth $16 of the sales going toward the nonprofit organization. You can also create your own scent in her store.

2. A New Chance needs help with transport, adoption

Remember on , started by a Katonah teen and her mom? There's a couple of events coming up for which they need help: They'll be getting 18 dogs in on Sat. May 19 and they need foster families; plus, their next adoption day is Sat. May 26 at the in Bedford Hills. If you'd like to adopt, foster or donate, email info@anewchancear.org

3. Herb Society meets at John Jay Homestead

The annual Spring meeting of the N.Y. Unit of the Herb Society of America will be in the ballroom at on Thursday at 10 a.m. The speaker is Page Dickey, author, gardener and designer of Herb Garden at John Jay Homestead. Plant sale, basket raffle and light lunch following the speaker. Donation: $5; open to the public. For more information, contact Diane Tunney at dmtunney@aol.com.

4. Plant Patch at St. Luke's

St Luke’s sale also starts Thursday. You'll find a new supply of perennials and a rich variety of vibrant annuals. Nice chance to choose a Mother’s Day gift from an assortment of container plants and hanging baskets bursting with color and texture. The sale includes an herb and vegetable section as well as a gift section featuring gardening supplies and giftsy.

5. Rate this business

Have you visited Greenwich Orchids in Bedford Hills? It's a satellite to the original shop of the same name in Greenwich, CT, which has been in business for more than 30 years. Customers can choose from a wide selection of products including fine furniture, unique gifts, orchids and plants, home accessories, scented candles, soaps, decorative pillows, organic teas and honey, cashmere and faux fur throws, lamps, mirrors, framed prints, bar-ware, porcelain plate settings and much more. If you've shopped there, you can give it a rating in the Patch directory,

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