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32nd Annual Fall Plant Sale at the San Diego Botanic Garden

  • San Diego Botanic Garden 320 Quail Gardens Drive Encinitas, CA, 92024 United States (map)

Featuring beautiful water-wise plants to enhance
your garden and save on your water bill!

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 our 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. 

Saturday, October 17 - Free with paid admission or membership.
Sunday, October 18 & Monday, October 20 – Free with $5 admission or membership (discounted admission only available Oct. 18 & 19 for Fall Plant Sale attendees)

Monday, October 19 - All remaining plant stock goes on sale for ½ price

San Diego Botanic Garden