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CNPS Santa Clara Valley Native Plant Sales

Next Members Sale: Saturday, November 24, 11am - 2pm *POSTPONED FROM 11/17 due to poor air quality*

Conserve water and make your garden beautiful with California native plants. Bring habitat value and a sense of place to the garden. Our chapter nursery has year-round plant sales for CNPS members, and a public sale in the fall for the public. 

Check the Events Calendar for the latest dates and times. 

Monthly Member Sale

CNPS members can purchase plants, t-shirts and "Native Plants Live Here" signs at our Monthly Member Sale Day held during some nursery workdays. You can become a member or update your membership online or at the sale. Due to limited volunteer resources, payment at member sales are by credit card only; we do not accept cash or checks.  Our upcoming sale dates are:

  • Saturday, November 24, 11am - 2pm
  • Saturday, December 15, 11am - 2pm

Fall Public Sale

 Fall is an excellent time to plant, when the summer heat has dissipated and rain is just around the corner. Come spring, you will be rewarded with a stunning display of wildflowers.

Our public Fall sale also offers the opportunity to browse T-shirts, books, posters, and note cards featuring native plants. Discuss garden goals and receive plant selection advice. Grassroots Ecology and Coyote Brush Studios will also be there.  Additionally:

  • 11:30am: A planting demonstration by Krzysztof Kozminski.
  • 1:00pm: A free talk: Success with Native Plants for Beginners by Kevin Bryant

Choose from scores of species of hard-to-find native plants: from deergrass and monkeyflower to redbud and blue-eyed grass, from orchids and lilies to ferns, salvias, buckwheats and more. A current inventory will be available the week before the sale at  http://www.cnps-scv.org/images/stories/nursery/current-plant-list.pdf.  You can check the weather at the nursery on our Bloomsky Weather Station.

Cash, check or charge. Bring a box for plants. Free parking. For more information: www.cnps-scv.org email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call: 650-260-3450


Our Native Plant Sales provide the majority of the operating funds for the Chapter.  

Location

Sales are held at the CNPS SCV Nursery at Hidden Villa, which is located on 26870 Moody Road west of Foothill College. From I-280 in Los Altos Hills, take the Moody Road exit and head west. Two miles west of Foothill College, look for the Hidden Villa sign and driveway on the left. Proceed over the bridge, and drive about ΒΌ mile to the large parking lot on the right. The nursery is just beyond the Dana Center. Cash, check, or credit cards are accepted. Bring boxes to carry purchases home. Free parking. No pets.

Pop-Up Sales

Pop-up public sales are also held occasionally during Chapter events such as the Wildflower Show, Going Native Garden Tour and Native Horticultural Symposiums. In 2018, our schedule included:

Help Us Keep the Nursery Clean

Please help us keep exotic plant pathogens -- Phytophthora (pronounced phy-TOF-tho-ra) out of the Nursery by using the disinfecting shoe mat as you enter. We thank you, and the plants thank you!  If you'd like more information about these pathogens, check out our Phytophthora Fact Sheet.

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