University of California, Riverside

UCR Botanic Gardens

Spring Plant Sale

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UCR Botanic Gardens 44th Annual Spring Plant Sale!

April 1st and 2nd, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017
  • 8 am - 11 am Members only sale
  • 11 am - 4 pm Public sale
Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • 9 am - 3 pm Public sale

Just in time for spring planting! 

The Spring Sale is one of the Gardens most popular events.  As always, a wide variety of plants will be available, including:

  • Plants that attract hummingbirds or  butterflies
  • Drought tolerant and California Native plants
  • Plants that are fragrant or suitable for cut flowers or foliage

You are sure to find the perfect plant!

View the Plant Sale List

Free Programs and Demonstrations will be held during the Sale - check back in March 2017 for details.

  • Do You Speak Tomato? (11:15 Saturday)
    The secret to growing great tomatoes is listening to your plants. Tips on how, when and where to plant. Learn simple steps to care for and protect them and your tomato vocabulary will greatly improve.
  • Monarchs and How to Save Them. (1:00 Saturday)
    The beautiful and amazing monarch butterfly has been in decline for the last few decades. Gardeners and local monarch waystations can help!
  • Healthy Soil for Productive, Self-Sustaining Gardens. (11:15 Sunday)
    Soil life is the most important factor in minimizing garden pests and diseases and maximizing plant vitality and productivity.
  • Kids Plant-a-Tomato (1:00 Sunday)
    Plant your very own tomato to take home and learn how to care for it.

At the sale, each of the plants will have a detailed information sign and color photo to help you make your selections.

U.C. Master Gardeners, expert Gardens Staff, and Volunteers will be available to answer your questions.  Cash, checks and credit cards are now all accepted for payment.

Come to the Spring Plant Sale, We'd Love To See You There!

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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Riverside, CA 92521-0124