Botanic Garden’s plant sale is this weekend

ENCINITAS — Looking for a new fruit tree for the backyard, or a succulent for the windowsill?

This weekend, the San Diego Botanic Garden has you covered.

The Garden is hosting its 32nd annual Fall Plant Sale, which boasts one of the most interesting and diverse collections of plants from more than 100 local growers, wholesalers, retail nurseries and individuals, according to a news release.

In addition to the exotic, the Garden’s sale also includes the prudent: dozens of drought tolerant plant varieties will be on sale, including California natives, cacti and other succulents.

The plant sale is one of the Garden’s biggest fundraisers.

More than 150 volunteers assist in putting it on, and donations from across the county allow for the Garden to offer the plants at low prices.

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 sale is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and remaining plants will be on sale for half price Monday from 9 a.m. to noon.


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