In the Tucson area, the weather is finally below 100 degrees (on most days). It’s getting cooler when the sun goes down. That can only mean one thing…it’s time for the fall plant sale season! Here’s a round-up of some of the plant sales this fall in Tucson…and some that are a short drive away.
Tucson Botanical Gardens Plant Geek Festival + Sale
September 21 (Free Admission), 9AM-2PM
2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
More information available on the Facebook event page
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Fall Plant Sale
Members only (first dibs and 10% discount): September 28, 6:30AM-12PM
Public Sale: September 29, 6:30AM-12PM
2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
Tucson Fall Plant Swap
September 29, 4-7PM
La Cocina Restaurant & Cantina
201 N. Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
More information available on the Facebook event page.
Pima County Master Gardeners 2019 Fall Plant Sale
October 5, 8-11AM (Cash or check only)
Pima County Cooperative Extension Demonstration Gardens
4210 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
More information available on the Cooperative Extension website.
Tucson Organic Gardeners Fall Garden Fair
October 12, 9AM-1PM
St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church
3809 E. 2nd St.
Tucson, AZ 85716
More information on the Facebook event page.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum Fall Plant Sale
Members-only preview sale with 20% off all plants: October 11, 8AM-5PM
Public Sale: October 12 – October 27, 8AM-5PM
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
37615 E. Arboretum Way
Superior, AZ 85173
Tohono Chul Fall Plant Sale
Members’ Preview: October 14, 12PM-6PM
General Public October 17, 9AM-5PM
General Public October 18, 10AM-4PM
7366 Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704
Note: The plant sale is located on the east side of Tohono Chul, in their propagation area. They ask that you park off of Northern Ave.
More information available on the Tohono Chul website.
Desert Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale
Members Only: October 18, 7AM-5PM
October 19, 7AM-5PM (Free Admission)
October 20, 8AM-3PM (Free Admission)
1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
More information available on the Desert Botanical Garden website.
Native Seeds/SEARCH Fall Plant Sale
October 25 – October 27, 10AM-5PM
Members 9-10AM Friday only (and they get 10% off)
3061 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
More information available on the Native Seeds/SEARCH website.