Mark your calendar for Atlanta’s and Decatur’s fall plant sales 2009!

Click here for information on the 2010 Fernbank Science Center’s tree, shrub, and plant sale!

For all the gardeners out there, we know what the coming fall means – that it’s about to be planting season again! Although we’re in the heat of August and I am in denial that fall is around the corner (I’m never really ready for summer to end), I wanted to go ahead and take a look at when our Atlanta and Decatur fall plant sales are going to be so we can mark our calendars.

Fernbank Science Center:
September 19th from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Fernbank Science Center with native trees, shrubs and perennials! Located at 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta, GA (map it!).

Trees Atlanta:
Saturday, October 10th starting at 8 a.m. at the Trees Atlanta’s Kendeda Center on Chester Avenue (map it!). The Trees Atlanta plant sale is always full of native and unusual species. Contact Greg Levine with questions at greg@treesatlanta.org or 404.681.4895. You can check out more Trees Atlanta events on their calendar!

Elachee Nature Science Center Native Plant Sale (slightly further afield in Gainesville, Georgia):
Elachee’s Pre-Order Fall Plant Sale list will be available Sept. 15th, and orders must be placed by Oct. 1st.  Pre-order high quality, drought resistant plants, wildflowers, perennials, native azaleas, and woody shrubs that attract butterflies, birds and wildlife and will create a garden of color later this autumn.  Mid-October pickup dates and times from the nature center to be announced soon.  Get directions to the Elachee Nature Science Center!

State Botanical Garden of Georgia (further afield in Athens):
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia’s Fall Plant Sale is October 10th, 2009 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 2450 South Milledge Ave. at UGA in the Visitor Center (map it!). Details at www.uga.edu/botgarden. And while you’re there, be sure to visit the Garden, which is also open “for enjoyment by the general public who find beauty, knowledge and solitude in a garden setting.”

Oakhurst Community Garden:
Still waiting to hear back from Stephanie Van Parys on the details! I love their plant sales. She’s the director of the garden and can be reached at (678) 642-4977 or director@oakhurstgarden.org.

Chattahoochee Nature Center:
They usually have a fall sale, but this year’s is on hold until April 2010! So stay tuned in the spring…

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  1. […] in Atlanta. This blog pertains to plant sales that happened this past spring 2009, but you can click here for Atlanta’s fall plant sales in 2009! But please feel free to keep reading about the Lullwater Garden […]



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