Premiere 2012 fall plant sale inspires admirers and acquirers!

Photo from the Fall 2012 Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum plant sale on September 29

Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum hosted their first plant sale of the fall season on Saturday, September 29. The theme, “Showcasing the Plants of Nature’s Gallery Court,” highlighted the connection between the Nature’s Gallery Court GATEway Garden, the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden and the Arboretum Teaching Nursery.

In the nursery, customers were introduced to the wide array of plants featured on the Nature’s Gallery Court mural; at the mural, visitors could see which plants were available for purchase at the nursery; and, in the Storer garden they walked the landscape that inspired the mural and discovered the beauty of the plants in their mature forms. Docents and Arboretum experts were available in each location to answer questions, tell our visitors and customers the story of our latest community-built emblem and assist them in making the right choices for their own landscapes.

Great press coverage encouraged another great turnout! Read the articles here:

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Link to Davis Enterprise article

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Link to Sac Bee article

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Link to UC Davis Dateline article

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Check out our photos from the event!

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