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The San Diego Botanic Garden will host its annual Fall Plant Sale on Oct. 19-20. Courtesy photo
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Get your greenery at San Diego Botanic Garden

ENCINITAS — At San Diego Botanic Garden’s annual Fall Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, plant lovers can choose from thousands of exotic, unusual and drought-tolerant plants, as well as native California plants, herbs, succulents, annuals, perennials and more.

Entry to the Fall Plant Sale Oct. 19 is included with paid admission to the SDBG. On Oct. 20. Entry to the sale is included with a special $5 paid admission fee (entry to Fall Plant Sale only) or SDBG membership. All remaining plant stock goes on sale for half-price from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 21

Thousands of plants will be donated by more than 100 local growers, wholesalers, retail nurseries and individuals. Many plants available at the sale are propagated at the SD Botanic Garden by horticulturalists, docents and dedicated volunteers. This is a chance to enhance and beautify a home, office or other open space with plants grown locally at discounted prices.

Visitors can also purchase water-wise and drought tolerant plants that will enhance a garden and save on the water bill. Plant selections include California natives, cacti, succulents, fruit trees, bromeliads, sub-tropicals and house plants. 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.