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Spring Plant Sale and Market

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 1, 2024 at 10:00 am

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May 31


10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Arboretum Tent | Parking Bay #3

Spring Plant Sale and Market

Friday, May 31st 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 1st 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Calling all garden lovers! Join us on Friday and Saturday, May 31 – June 1 for our annual Spring Plant Sale and Market. The Market features unique plants grown in The North Carolina Arboretum’s Production Greenhouse and includes over 30 local growers and businesses. Shop an outstanding collection of annuals, perennials and crafts to the sounds of live music. On Saturday, June 1st, children can participate in crafts at the Kids Corner. Rain or shine.

On Friday and Saturday, join us from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a free adult education class From the Ground Up: Soil Health Basics. Learn more about what promotes healthy soils that grow sustainable landscapes and ultimately make for growing healthy communities! Pick up some tips from award-winning soil scientist Laura Lengnick on simple DIY soil tests that will help you determine the quality of your soil.

The Arboretum’s standard $20 parking fee applies for all non-members. Interested in joining as a member? Join today!

Participating vendors include:
Appalachian DiviniTEA
B.B. Barns
Bear Necessities Farm
Bellyfull Plants Nursery
Blazing Star Flowers
Blue Ridge Exotics
Botanical Tortoise Co
Bridge and Tunnel Coffee
Buggy Pops
Camilla Calnan Photography **
Conjure Craft Chocolate
Connections Gallery Gift Shop
Couple of Bees **
Finally Farm
Flower Moon Nursery
Full Moon Tea Co
Half Light Honey
High Country Nursery
Homegrown Tropicals
Imladris Farm
Jen Toledo Painting & Drawing **
Matcha Nude
Milkweed Meadows Farm
Red Root Native Nursery *
Sandy Mush Herb Nursery
Saturnia Farm
Superbloom Natives
Tanager Plants
The Artful Plant
The Farm Connection
The Turquoise Tortuga
Well Seasoned Table *
Werhloom Honey*
Very Sad Lab

*Friday only
**Saturday only