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PLANT SALES for Good Causes Gardeners Guide - 2020

Many garden clubs and even schools propagate plants in order to raise money for their missions. For some, it’s way way to finance college scholarships. For others the funds keep their organization functioning. These plant sales are Good Causes so we encourage you to take advantage of their events that benefit what you want to support in our community. DUE TO CURRENT COVID GUIDELINES, PLEASE CONTACT EACH ORGANIZATION FOR UPDATES. Listings are in EVENT DATE ORDER. Those with #s are ADVERTISER. Please support plant sale hosts that support our guide...and tell them you found them through the Gazette - THANK YOU!
Occidental Arts & Ecology Center Organic Nursery - 9
Apr 4 - Oct 31, Sat-Sun 10a-2p
15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental
Hundreds of varieties of 100% CCOF Certified Organic, open-pollinated, heirloom vegetables, flowers and culinary and medicinal herbs. Proceeds benefit OAEC bio-cultural diversity programs.

Sebastopol Fuchsia Society
Plant Sale: August 1, 9a – 12p, at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St., Sebastopol.
Meet at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St. Sebastopol the 4th Fri. of every month 11a–1p. The General Public is welcome to the meetings. Field trips, cuttings and great friends! Member-grown plants for sale. Proceeds support our club activities and growing plants. Full variety of colors, small pots to hanging baskets, uprights – large and small.

Willowside School Nursery
2020 Schedule. Die to COVID restrictions, please CALL (707-569-4724) to schedule a private appointment - THANK YOU!
SALE WEEKENDS: Mar 7 & 28, Apr 18, May 9 & 30, Jun 20 9a–2p
5299 Hall Rd., Santa Rosa (Entrance on Willowside Rd.)
Working middle school nursery. Drought-tolerant perennials, CA natives, succulents, grasses, salvias, and habitat plants. $4 for 1-gallon. Japanese Maples 3-6 ft tall at $25 to $50 per tree! No veggies.

The Sonoma County Orchid Society
Spring Show and Sale: Mar 28-29–Sa 10-5p, Su10a–4p
Santa Rosa Vets Building, 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa
Large displays of orchids from members and vendors. Free sessions on growing orchids, docent tours, The Orchid Doctor who can help diagnose your orchid. Advance Tickets $9 at Event Bright, $10 Admission, 12 and under free.

Harvest for the Hungry Garden
Apr 25 9-2p 1717 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa (behind Christ Church United Methodist)
Over 100 varieties of tomatoes and dozens of varieties of peppers, squashes, eggplants, cucumbers, melons, herbs and some other edibles. ALSO: ornamental plants, garden art, books and gently used garden tools for sale.

Green Thumb Garden Club
April 18 9a–2p750 S. Cloverdale Blvd., (Ace Hardware Corner Lot) Cloverdale
Cindi Buell, President: 707-894-4767
Bett Carlson: 707-894-0709
Members offer plants that we have grown. Tomato plants, vegetables, herbs, flowers, succulents, & some houseplants. White elephant/flea market. Benefits scholarships for Cloverdale students plus our civic projects, including Community Garden and History Center garden.

Graton Community Club
Apr 24–5 9a–4p
8996 Graton Rd, Graton, at the corner of Graton Rd. and Edison St.
707-829-5314 or 707-823-2866
Veggie starts, floral displays, plant sale, crafts and homemade gifts, white elephant, raffle, live music. Lunch served 11a–2p, $10. Coffee, tea, and desserts available all day $5.

Petaluma Bounty Farm
Apr 26 @ 9a-3p
55 Shasta Ave. Petaluma, CA. (behind the old Lucky’s)
Thousands of vegetable, flower, and herb plant starts for sale. With over 25 types of affordably priced vegetables, herbs, flowers - 150 different varieties.

Valley of the Moon Garden Club
May 2 & Sept 26 @ 9a–12p
Sonoma Community Center, 276 E. Napa St., Sonoma
Rain or shine. Hundreds of vegetables, perennials, pollinator plants, succulents, with Master Gardeners and club members to assist and answer questions. Proceeds benefit local school gardens, a scholarship for a Sonoma student, special speakers at our monthly meetings, and the Monarch Butterfly Habitat Garden in Sonoma. See website for CURRENT information on club activities and plant sales.

Milo Baker Chapter of the California Native Plant Society
May 2nd ~ plant sales at the Milo Baker Chapter nursery at the Laguna Foundation, 900 Sanford Rd, Santa Rosa.
Membership is open to all. We have classes, hold plant sales, and encourage the environmental benefits of gardening with native plants. General meetings: The third Tues of each month (except for July and Aug) at the Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center 2050 Yulupa Street in Santa Rosa at 7:30 PM. The meetings include speakers and presentations of floral interest.

The Friends of Vintage Roses - 39
We work to preserve one of the largest collections of old roses in America. We work with curators around the country providing them with propagation material so that this horticultural resource is not lost.
May 9 @ 11a-3p ~ At our garden in Sebastopol we propagate some of the rarest roses, which will be for sale at our event at Terra Bella Vista Way half a mile south of where Snyder Lane meets Petaluma Hill Rd.
Sept 15-17 National Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa -
Join us monthly in Sebastopol at “Dirt Days,” Mar–Nov We are preserving Sonoma County’s unique historic trove of roses—roses rescued from farmsteads, highways and cemeteries in this beautiful, rural landscape.

Redwood Empire Rose Society
Saturday, Apr 25 (Rosies, Posies & More with Santa Rosa Garden Club)
May 2 at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center. 2050 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa.
We are a chapter of the American Rose Society in Santa Rosa, California. We meet on the 3rd Thur the following months; Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct at 7p. & Jul at 5:30 pruning program in the Garden. Jun & Nov Potluck at 6p. We hold a Pruning Demonstration in Jan. Meetings are held at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center 2050 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa CA 95405. We will have garden experts on hand to help with selection and ideas for placement of plants.

Luther Burbank’s Experiment Farm – Gold Ridge
7777 Bodega Ave, Sebastopol
Open House & Plant Sale. May 2 & 3 @ 10 a - 4 p.
Plant sales every Weds 9-12. Accessed through Burbank Heights and Orchards. Open all year for self-guided tours. Docent-led tours: call to reserve, 707-8290-2361. Volunteers needed for all phases of gardening, administration and cottage housekeeping help. Come any Wednesday morning volunteer day.

Santa Rosa Garden Club
Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center
2050 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa
Plant Sale Apr 14 @ 9–2p Rain or Shine!
Propagated by members with emphasis on drought-tolerant and deer resistant plants including succulents and perennials, many in unique containers. Sale also includes our “garage sale.” Proceeds support educational programs and scholarships for students majoring in horticulture at Santa Rosa Junior College, community gardens and special projects.

Windsor Garden Club
Apr 22 @ 10a–2p - Spring Plant Sale at Green Earth Day Health and Wellness Festival. Windsor Town Green, McClellan and Market St., Windsor
Oct 28 @ 10a–1p - Succulent Topped Pumpkin Sale. Community Garden on the corner of Windsor Rd and Joe Rodota Drive., Windsor

Santa Rosa Iris Society
Iris Show: May 9th @ 1p–5p & May 10th @ 10a–5p
Bare Root Iris Rhizome Sale: Sept 12th @ 9a–3p,
Heirloom Expo Booth: Sep 15–17 @ 9a–9p, Sonoma County Fair Grounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd., Santa Rosa.
A.I.S. and Region 14, studies, propagates & culture of the genus Iris. The Santa Rosa Iris Society meets the second Monday of each month Feb–Oct at 7p at Luther Burbank Art & Garden Cntr., 2050 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa.

Healdsburg Garden Club
Healdsburg Senior Living Center, 725 Grove St., Healdsburg
Plant Sale: Apr 29 @ 9a-10p
Plants propagated from member’ gardens. Heirloom tomatoes and water-wise plants and succulents. Garden Services: clippers sharpened-$5, your orchid repotted-$5, questions answered and medical marijuana information-free! Eat: breakfast served $5, lunch $8. Better yet, stay for both only $10! Proceeds go toward college scholarships to Healdsburg High, Geyserville High, and Santa Rosa JC students!

Hallberg Butterfly Gardens
8687 Oak Grove Ave, Sebastopol
By Appt. Wed-Sun, April-October
Open Garden Sunday, June 28, 2020 @ 10a–4p of our historic wildlife garden with children’s activities, butterfly/bird sightings; informational displays, plant and book sales. Book a Docent or self-guided tours for yourself, school or group. Docent and self-guided tours. Butterfly Gardens is currently seeking docents and volunteers.

Rare Fruit Growers
NEW! 2021 Virtual Scion Exchange is now open!
Growing and sharing rare and unusual varieties of fruit helps preserve genetic diversity and raise awareness of sustainable agricultural practices. Our sales are a Fund Raiser. We are a group of local fruit enthusiasts in the Sonoma and Napa County area.

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