Fall Plant Sale & Talks

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Plant Sale is open from 9:00AM to 3:00PM at Bellevue Botanical Garden

Thank you for joining us on Sunday, September 11, at Bellevue Botanical Garden (BBG) for our sixth Cool Plants & Hot Topics Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale and Talks. This annual plant sale at BBG continues the Master Gardener tradition of plant sales at this venue to help the Master Gardener Foundation of King County to meet its financial goals and provide funding for the WSU Master Gardener program in King County in support of their in-person plant clinics, their online email clinic and the various demonstration gardens situated throughout the county. Your continuing support for these events is greatly appreciated.

We are grateful to our vendors for their participation in this year’s fall plant sale. Please remember to support them. Thank you to the Master Gardeners who volunteer plants from their own, and their neighbor’s, gardens for this sale. 

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Plant Sale Vendors, BBG Partners, Master Gardeners & More

We had a grand selection of specialty vendors and our own Master Gardeners at this event with lots of plants for you to choose from.


Fancy Fronds Nursery  This small, family run nursery near Gold Bar, Washington, specializes in ferns for our temperate climate that may be evergreen or deciduous and include Victorian cultivars, xeric ferns and spike-mosses. They are a long-time vendor at the Master Gardener plant sales.

Heartwoods Bonsai  New to Master Gardener events, this vendor brings a variety of specimen trees of varying sizes and prices along with pots and tools for the bonsai enthusiast.

Lee Farm and Nursery  Located in Fall City this long-time vendor at Master Gardener Events is noted for unusual their plants.

Newcastle Fruit and Produce Company  This long-established Newcastle business is known for their in-season produce as well as their wide selection of specialty trees including citrus, shrubs, perennials, indoor plants along with pots for all. Located on Coal Creek Parkway, they are open during the Fall/Winter holiday season, selling cut trees, holiday wreaths and decorations.

Bellevue Botanical Garden Partners

Eastside Fuchsia Society  One of the ten Partner Groups at Bellevue Botanical Garden and the host of the Fuchsia Garden, the Eastside Fuchsia Society will join us for the plant sale.  The Society will have many varieties of hardy fuchsia for sale. Additionally, a large variety of uncommon iris rhizomes and daylilies will also be available, none of which are typical varieties found in garden shops or nurseries.

The Northwestern Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society This Bellevue Botanical Garden partner maintains the Rock Garden at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. The plants they study include alpine plants, bulbs, small hardy plants, woodland plants, hardy orchids, shrubs and trees like rhododendrons and conifers, and even ferns and desert plants like cacti and succulents from around the world. Members will have unusual plants from their collections for sale at the sale.

Washington Native Plant Society  One of the 10 Bellevue Botanical Garden partners, the Central Puget Sound Chapter will bring a selection of beautiful native trees, shrubs, perennials and ground covers to choose from for your fall planting and provide their expert advice.

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Master Gardeners of King County  The WSU Master Gardener volunteers have provided thousands of plants for our Foundation fundraising plant sales over the years. You will be able to choose from a wide variety of plants and learn how to select and care for them.

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The NE Seattle Tool Library will be available to sharpen and teach you how to sharpen small garden hand tools. Donations for the Tool Library will be accepted. The NE Seattle Tool Library is a project of Sustainable NE Seattle. Note that per the Bellevue Parks Department rules, knives will not be sharpened.

Ask a Master Gardener Plant Clinic  If you have a gardening question, stop by the in-person Master Gardener plant clinic at the sale to get your answers and more.

Copper Kettle Coffee Bar Need a break? Take some time to tour the Bellevue Botanical Garden and enjoy a drink from the Copper Kettle Coffee Bar while in the garden.

We hope that you were able to attend, buy plants for setting out in your garden as the rainy season lingers on the horizon and register for the guided talks and speakers to learn more about how to care for the plants that thrive not only at the Bellevue Botanical Garden but also in our own gardens here in the PNW.

If you are unable to attend this event, you may still show your support for the Master Gardener Program by donating to the Foundation at the Foundation website at MGFKC.org/donate year-round. 

Master Gardener Foundation of King County
Master Gardener Foundation of King County

The Foundation provides the essential financial support for all Master Gardener activities in King County.
In 2022 we are working to extend our mission to reach residents
with information about environmentally friendly, sustainable vegetable gardening in urban areas.
Funding for our email, in person and video clinics allows us to continue to provide
research-based gardening information to home gardeners this year.

Thank you for your continuing support.


Updated September 14, 2022

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