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San Diego Botanic Garden holds giant plant sale

ENCINITAS — Gardening enthusiasts, or those wanting to spruce up their yard, won’t want to miss the interesting and diverse plant sale coming up at San Diego Botanic Garden 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct.16 and Oct. 17. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for seniors, students and military.
San Diego Botanic Garden will hold one of its most popular events of the year — the Fall Plant Sale, 2010, now in its 28th year. Donations from more than 100 local growers, wholesalers, retail nurseries and individuals make this sale unique. Because plants are donated, the garden can sell them at discount prices.
Plant selections include California natives, cacti, succulents, bromeliads, fruit trees, and sub-tropicals. Also for sale are garden-related items, used books, jams and baked goods.
They suggest you bring a small wagon to carry your prized purchases out. There will also be an opportunity drawing and the popular Bakery Shoppe. For information call (760) 436-3036, ext. 206 or visit