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San Diego Master Gardeners

Thousands of Plants. Unique Garden Items. Great Prices.

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September 30, 2017

9 am to 3 pm

Balboa Park
Casa del Prado
and two adjacent patios

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Plant Sale and Marketplace

Over 1500 sq. ft. of table tops filled with plants – come early for best selections. MGs available with information about plant selections – care and cultivation.

CA natives, salvias, drought tolerant, succulents, tillandsia, epiphyllum, asclepias, staghorn ferns unusual varieties and everyday favorites - ranging in size from 4"x 4" pots to small shrubs and trees.

Master Gardener made Birdhouses; Beautiful, and sometimes quirky Garden Art; Useful Garden tools, supplies; Gently Used Garden Books;

A Sampling of Available Plants


  • Herbs
  • Shade loving Coffee plants - 13 varieties of coffea arabica. Make gorgeous shrubs varying from 5 - 8+ feet tall, with white flowers, and different colored berries, depending on the variety.
  • Winter vegetable seed kits including trays, soil, seeds, and instructions will be available.  Grow your own healthy vegetables chosen from a mix of lettuce, mustard greens spinach, kale, chard, beets, kohlrabi, cabbage, and cauliflower from USDA certified organic, non-GMO seeds.


  • Bird and Butterfly attracting plants
  • Flowering, drought tolerant shrubs and vines
  • Multiple varieties of ornamental grasses
  • Unusual cacti
  • Garden standards - geranium, salvia, etc
  • An enormous variety and quantity of succulent - old favorites, unusual varigated varieties, low growing and shrub like.
  • Fall season color plants

Exhibits and Demonstrations

  • Exhibits on Earth Friendly Gardens
  • How to Propagate Plants
  • How to attract Hummingbirds and Butterflies to your garden
  • Composting & Vermiculture
  • Good Bugs & Bad Bug
  • Irrigation and Water Conservation
  • School Gardens in SD
  • Community Gardens in SD
  • Landscape Design & Wild Fire Zone considerations
  • Got a question about something in your garden?: Ask a Master Gardener Booth will be open all day to give you an answer.

For questions, please contact:

UCCE Master Gardener Program
of San Diego County

9335 Hazard Way, Suite #201
San Diego, CA 92123

Hotline: (858) 822-6910