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Annual Fall Plant Sale 2019


Saturday & Sunday, October 19 – 20

10 am – 4 pm

8am – 9am: Early Access to Larabee and Benefactor Society Members (Steward Membership and higher)

9am – 10am: Basic Members pre-sale

10am – 4pm: General admission to public


Monday, October 22
9 am – 12 pm
All remaining plant stock goes on sale for ½ price

Bring your own wagon to haul your plants home!

Bring your own wagon to haul your plants home!



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.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance and beautify your home, office or other open space with plants grown locally at discounted prices. As well as purchase beautiful water-wise and drought tolerant plants that will enhance your garden and save on your water bill!

Plant selections include California natives, cacti, succulents, fruit trees, bromeliads, sub-tropicals and house plants. Many plants available at the sale are propagated at the SD 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. 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!

Cost: Entrance to the Fall Plant Sale is included with paid admission or SDBG membership.

Become a Benefactor Society Member Today!

Each November, Benefactor Society Members enjoy an elegant dinner in the Garden in honor of their generosity (kicking off the holiday season.) Scheduled just prior to the Garden of Lights, the grounds are ablaze in festive lights! You, too, can join this group for a donation of $1,200 or more. Most of the membership fee is tax deductible, with the exception of the fair market value portion. The Benefactor Society began more than 20 years ago with the initiation of the Garden’s own 501(3)(c) foundation. It remains strong today! Benefactor Members receive invitations to other exclusive receptions including The Fall Plant Sale pre-sale, Spring Planting Jubilee and the summer sculpture event, in addition to other benefits. Call Josh Pinpin today at 760/ 436-3036 x214 to learn more and/or to become a Benefactor Member!

Bring your own wagon to haul your plants home!