San Diego Botanic Garden to hold Fall Plant Sale

ENCINITIS – The San Diego Botanic Garden presents its annual Fall Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22 and 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, Oct. 23.

For 35 years, the San Diego Botanic Garden has hosted the largest plant and garden-related items sale in San Diego, featuring a wide variety of unique, exotic and unusual plants and including beautiful water-wise plants to enhance the garden and save water.

All remaining plant stock goes on sale for half price, Oct. 23.

At San Diego Botanic Garden’s annual Fall Plant Sale, plant lovers can choose from thousands of unique, exotic, unusual and drought-tolerant plants, as well as California natives, herbs, succulents, annuals, perennials and so much more.

Thousands of plants donated by over 100 generous local growers wholesalers, retail nurseries and individuals make the San Diego Botanic Garden’s annual Fall Plant Sale the largest and most diverse plant sales in San Diego County.

Plant selections include California natives, cacti, succulents, fruit trees, bromeliads, subtropicals and house plants. Many plants available at the sale are propagated at the San Diego Botanic Garden by horticulturalists, docents and dedicated volunteers.

The Fall Plant Sale is one of the garden’s biggest fundraisers and is organized by more than 150 volunteers who transport, tag, price, groom and organize the plants.

The Botanic Attic, filled with new and gently-used, garden-related items, a used book sale and the popular bakery shop, which sells homemade baked goods, jams and jellies, will also available at the Fall Plant Sale.

The entrance to the Fall Plant Sale is free with paid admission or membership Saturday, Oct. 21, and free with $5 admission or membership Sunday, Oct. 22, and Monday, Oct. 23. Parking is $2 per car.

The San Diego Botanic Garden is located at 230 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. For more information, visit www.sdbgarden.org or call (760) 436-3036.

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