ARIZONA'S LARGEST PLANT SALE RETURNS TO DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN
July 28, 2011
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|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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||The Desert Botanical Garden’s Fall Plant Sale is open to the general public on Saturday, October 15 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is no admission charge to enter the plant sale area, and Garden members receive a 10% discount (on plant purchases only) all weekend.
The Garden’s fall plant sale is a one–stop shopping experience featuring the largest variety of desert-adapted plants available in one location. Plants available include: desert wildflowers, large and small cacti and succulents, trees and shrubs, agaves and yuccas, and herbs, vines and bulbs.
Garden horticulturists, volunteers and professional landscape designers are all on hand to answer questions, assist in plant selections and offer advice. Guests can purchase pottery and other delightful garden accessories from specialty retailers or visit the Farmer’s market.
|WHEN:||Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, October 16, 2011 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Desert Botanical Garden (in Papago Park)
*Sale is located in the east parking lot
There is no admission charge to enter the plant sale area.
Garden Admission Rates: $18.00 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for students with ID, $8 for children 3-12 years-of-age; Garden members and children 2 years and younger are admitted free.
|INFO:||For additional information call 480 941.1225 or visit www.dbg.org/gardening-horticulture/bi-annual-plant-sale|
|A “Phoenix Point of Pride”, the Desert Botanical Garden is one of only a few botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums. It is a privately funded, non-profit organization and depends on revenues from admissions and gift shop sales, as well as contributions from individuals and businesses to fund its programs of environmental education, plant conservation and research.|