With fall upon us, my mind is turning away from home improvements and back to gardening. My membership at the Payne Foundation is all paid and I'm ready to go plant shopping. Throwing fuel on the fire, Connie Vadheim just emailed that following list of plant sales. I'm delirious with anticipation.
Fall Native Plant Sales – 2009
South Bay Chapter – CA Native Plant Society
Sat. 10/3/09 - 9:00-4:00 p.m.
South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Blvd. , Palos Verdes Penninsula
LA/Santa Monica Chapter – CA Native Plant Society
Sat & Sun 10/3 & 4, - 10am-4pm
Sepulveda Garden Center, Encino
16633 Magnolia Blvd
(east of Hayvenhurst on north side of street)
Theodore Payne Foundation
Sat. & Sun. Oct. 9th &10th (members only) and 16th & 17th, 2009 – 8:30-4:30 10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352
Fullerton Arboretum Native Plant Sale
Sat. & Sun 10/10 & 10/11/09 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, CA 92831
UC Riverside Botanic Garden Fall Sale
Saturday, October 17, 2009 from 12 to 5 pm
Sunday, October 18, 2009 from 9 am to 3 pm
On UCR Campus
El Dorado Nature Center
Saturday, October 24 9:30 am – 2 pm
7550 E. Spring St., Long Beach CA 90815
For more information call (562) 570-1745; http://www.longbeach.gov/naturecenter/family_n_special_events.asp
Fall Native Plant Sales – 2009 – cont.
Orange Co. Chapter – CA Native Plant Society
Sat. 10/24/09 – 9:00-4:00
Tree of Life Nursery
33201 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capestrano
Madrona Marsh Nature Center/Project SOUND
Sat. 11/7/09 - noon to 1:30
Small sale featuring most South Bay native plants
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Sat, 11/ 7/09 - 11am – 4pm, ; Sun, November 8, 9am – 2pm
1500 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
San Gabriel Mountains Chapter – CA Native Plant Society
Sat. 11/24/09 – 9:00-2:00 p.m.
Eaton Canyon Nature Center, 1750 Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA