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San Diego Botanic Garden Fall Plant Sale takes place Oct. 20-22. Photo by Lisa Reynolds.
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SD Botanic Garden to kickoff annual Fall Plant Sale

For 36 years, the San Diego Botanic Garden Fall Plant Sale has served as the largest plant and garden-related items sale in San Diego! The sale will be held Oct. 20-22 and will feature a wide variety of unique, exotic and unusual plants you won’t find anywhere else, including beautiful water-wise plants to enhance your garden and save on your water bill. All remaining plant stock goes on sale for 1/2 price.

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.

San Diego Botanic Garden Fall Plant Sale takes place Oct. 20-22. Photo by Lisa Reynolds.

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!

Admission cost

Saturday, October 20 – Free with paid admission or membership.

Sunday, October 21– Free with $5 admission or membership from 9 am – 5 pm**

Monday, October 22 – Free with $5 admission or membership from 9 am – 12 pm only**

(**discounted admission only available on Oct. 21 & 22 for Fall Plant Sale attendees)

About San Diego Botanic Garden

Named as one of the “Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Traveling For” by the American Gardens Association, San Diego Botanic Garden is a beautiful urban retreat 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 our mild Southern California climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a wide variety of microclimates giving visitors the sensation of strolling through a tropical rainforest to hiking in the desert. Four miles of trails wind through 29 uniquely themed gardens including the acclaimed Hamilton Children’s Garden.