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Fall Plant Sale 
Frequently Asked Questions


Saturday, October 12, 2019

  • 10AM – 11AM: Garden Lover+ Plant Sale Preview (check-in begins at 9AM)

    • ​​​Open to Garden Lover, Garden Steward, Garden Conservator, and Strybing Circle Levels and their guests

  • 11AM – 12PM:  Member Preview (Open to all Member levels)

  • 12PM – 3PM:  Fall Plant Sale Open to Public


Sunday, October 13, 2019

  • 10AM – 3PM: Fall Plant Sale Open to Public


Fall Plant Sale Partners

Saturday, October 12:
hurn Urban Creamery


Sunday, October 13:
Andytown Coffee Roasters


All Garden members receive a 10% Discount on Fall Plant Sale purchases (with their membership card).
     *Not a member?
Become a one today!


Guests for Member Preview

Garden Lover, Garden Steward, Garden Conservator Members and Strybing Circle Members may bring guests to the Member Preview. No guest passes required; just be sure to accompany your guests. 

             Avid Gardner: 0 Guests

             Family Dual: 0 Guests

             Garden Lover: 2 Guests

             Garden Steward: 4 Guests

             Garden Conservator: 6 Guests

             Strybing Circle: 8 Guests                 

     *Want to Upgrade to Garden Lover? Do so here.

Membership Cards

If you’re a Member who has lost their Membership card or has not yet received their renewed card, we will have a list of current Members to reference on site. Once we find your name on the Membership list, we’ll provide you with a temporary Membership card you can use for entry into the special events and to receive your discount at check-out.

Fall Plant Sale Highlights:

  • Ferns: enjoy our best fronds - from proven work horses to delicate rarities

  • California Native Plants: hard to find plants for all conditions: sand or clay, sun or shade

  • Houseplants: a massive houseplant selection 

  • Amazing proteaceae, cloud forest plants, and other San Francisco Botanical Garden specialties you'll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere



San Francisco County Fair Building Gallery

1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122



San Francisco County Fair Building is accessible via numerous Muni routes such as the N-Judah streetcar, 44, 71, 28, 29, 7 and 6 buses.


Bike Racks

There are many bike racks available outside the County Fair Building for bike parking.


Please enter “9th Avenue and Lincoln Way” as your pick-up or drop-off address for car share services.



Parking is limited but available throughout Golden Gate Park.

Paid parking in the Music Concourse Parking Garage is available as well.


Plant Pick-Up/Loading
Plant loading zone is accessible off Lincoln Way at 10th Avenue in the parking lot behind the SF County Fair Building. The loading zone is available post-purchase for plants to be safely stored while you retrieve your vehicle. Staff and volunteers will be available in the parking lot to assist.


Will Call
The Garden will hold plants until the end of each day at which point, plants will be returned to the sales floor.


Introduce kids to plants and maintain one of the most diverse plant collections in the country. Donate to the Garden at check-out. Add $5 to your purchase or
donate here

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