10 Reasons to Shop our Fall Plant Sales


1. Help us celebrate our 75th anniversary!
In honor of the Arboretum’s 75th anniversary, the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery is not only featuring our renown Arboretum All-Stars, these events will showcase the 75 favorite plants selected by members of our Arboretum and campus community. Check out our gallery of all 75 plants here.

2. Choose from the Area’s Largest Selection of Sustainable Plantings
Access to the area’s largest selection of attractive, low-water, easy-care, region appropriate plants.

3. Select from Locally Propagated & Grown Species
Most of the plants we sell were propagated and grown on campus at the Teaching Nursery. This means you can be confident your selections will survive in regionally-similar conditions.

4. Get Knowledgeable Help
Our trained sales people are available to help you find what you are looking for and to recommend plants that will fit your special conditions and goals. In addition, select sales will feature expert advice at our plant

5. Visit a Campus Landmark
Did you know that we have a nursery on campus? Have you been there yet? It is only open a few days a year, it is an amazing resource, and we want to share it!

6. Support our Educational Programs
Profits from our sales go to support educational programs on sustainable landscape practices and ecological understanding of the natural environment.

7. Receive an Incredible Shopping Experience
Expert advice combined with an incredible selection make for an unparalleled plant shopping experience.

8. Get a 10% Discount on Plants as a Member of our Friends Group
If you have thought about supporting the Arboretum by becoming a member, now is the time. You can join at the door! Current members of the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum save 10% off their purchases and new members receive an additional $10 off too! Find out more about the benefits of becoming a member here.

9. Inspire ideas for your yard
Like many do-it-yourself landscapers, we know it is hard to pick plants you like, let alone arrange them in your yard. Peruse our labeled demonstration beds for ideas on plant choices and design possibilities.

10. Save money on your water bill
Both our Fall Sales will feature low-water plantings that, once established, will assist home owners in reducing their landscape’s water-use.

Plant Sale Video

Still not sure? Watch a video from our Fall 2010 Plant Sale to get an idea of what the sale and selection is like!

Fall 2010 Plant Sale Video

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