Great Plants, Great Prices, at the Master Gardener Plant Sale June 18 in Balboa Park
Look for these and hundreds of other great plants at great prices at the annual Master Gardener Plant Sale Saturday, June 18, in Room 101 of Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. Sale hours are 10 a.m. until 3p.m.
Gardeners with a taste for edibles will want to add one of our 3-gallon banana trees to their landscape. Several varieties of strawberries also will be for sale. History lovers won’t want to miss cork oak trees from the Balboa Park nursery founded by famed horticulturist Kate Sessions. And native plant fans will snap up 4-inch pots of Iva hayesianna ground cover.
Want to enlarge your succulent collection? Hundreds will be for sale. And if you want to know how to grow them, ask one of the many Master Gardeners on hand who will happily answer questions.
The same is true for other plants on sale - vegetable and herb plants, bromeliads, water lilies, rare sages, staghorn ferns, sago palms, waterwise perennials and flowering annuals, to name a few grown by Master Gardeners or donated by local specialty nurseries and growers.
Master Gardeners can help you pick the right plants for your garden and offer tips for their care.
For a printable coupon for 20 percent off the price of one plant, click here.
At the Master Gardener Marketplace, birdhouses handcrafted by Master Gardeners will be on sale. Available in a variety of sizes and styles, they are stylish additions to any garden. If you’d like to learn more about attracting birds, butterflies and other wildlife to your garden, Master Gardeners will be happy to help.
New this year are planted living walls, as well as kits for planting them.
At the always popular "Ask A Master Gardener" booth, Master Gardeners will answer any questions concerning home gardening and pest management.
Plant and other purchases must be paid with cash or check only. Proceeds benefit Master Gardeners’ educational programs throughout the county.
Shoppers are urged to take advantage of free parking in Balboa Park and free tram service to the sale. Click here for lots and tram stops. Purchases can be held in a holding area while shoppers retrieve their cars. Free curbside pickup adjacent to Casa del Prado is available for your convenience until 3 p.m. on the day of the sale.
Questions? Contact our hortline Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at (858) 694-2860.
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