Give Your Garden a Fall Boost

Add variety to your garden by visiting plant sales in Berkeley and Oakland. Photos courtesy of UC Botanical Garden (above) and Merritt College Horticulture Club (below).

Two upcoming sales offer a huge and diverse selection of plants plus opportunities to get expert gardening advice. The Botanical Garden’s fall event features Mediterranean climate plants including California natives and plants from South Africa, Australia, and South America. Info: here
At the Merritt College fall plant fair and sale, offerings include diverse heirloom vegetables, rare fruits, and hard-to-find plants. The fair also features children’s activities, local food, music, tours, and ask-the-expert tables. Info: here
University of California Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale
Sunday September 29, 10:30am–3pm (members’ sale 9–10:30am)
200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley
Merritt College Horticulture Club Annual Fall Plant Sale
Saturday October 5, 9am–5pm & Sunday October 6, noon–3pm
Merritt College Landscape Horticulture Dept.
12500 Campus Dr, Oakland