San Diego Botanic Garden’s Annual Fall Plant Sale
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 19
All remaining plant stock goes on sale for half price
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Plant donations from over 100 local growers, wholesalers, retail nurseries and individuals make the San Diego Botanic Garden’s annual Fall Plant Sale one of the most interesting and diverse plant sales in San Diego County. Don’t miss this opportunity to choose from hundreds of unique, exotic, and unusual plants; as well as the wide selection of drought-tolerant plants that will not only enhance your garden, but also save on your water bill.
Plant selections include California natives, cacti, succulents, fruit trees, bromeliads, sub-tropicals and house plants. Many of the plants available at the sale are propagated at the SD Botanic Garden by horticulturalists, docents, and 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. Generous plant donations from San Diego County growers, nurseries and wholesalers enable the Garden to offer plants at exceptional prices to attendees of the Fall Plant Sale.
The Botanic Attic, filled with new and gently-used garden-related items, a used book sale, and the popular Bakery Shoppe, selling home-made baked goods, jams and jellies, will also available at the Fall Plant Sale.
The Fall Plant Sale is held annually in October, the best time of year to begin planting a fall garden in Southern California.
Fall Plant Sale Cost:
Saturday, Oct. 17: Free with paid admission or membership.
Sunday, Oct. 18 and Monday, Oct. 20: Free with $5 admission or membership (discounted admission only available Oct. 18 and 19 for Fall Plant Sale attendees)
About San Diego Botanic Garden
The San Diego Botanic Garden is a beautiful garden oasis nestled on 37-acres in the midst of Encinitas. Visitors enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to the mild Southern California climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. The diverse topography provides a wide variety of microclimates giving visitors the sensation of strolling through a tropical rainforest to hiking in the high-desert. Four miles of trails wind through 29 uniquely themed gardens including the nationally-acclaimed Hamilton Children’s Garden.