UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery's Online Plant Sales Scheduled

If you've been thinking about bees, butterflies and other pollinators--and wondering when the next UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery online plant sales will take place--mark your calendar.

  • Members-Only Online Plant Sales with Curbside Pick-Up. You shop at the online plant store Tuesday, Oct. 19 through Thursday, Oct. 21, starting at 10 a.m. and then schedule a pick-up at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery. Members of the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden and the Davis Botanical Society gain early access to the online plant sales, get the best selections, and save 10 percent.  This is for members only, but you can become a member anytime.  Sign up here. Contact: arboretum@ucdavis.edu or (530)-752-4880. See more information here.

  • Public Online Plant Sales with Curbside Pick-Up. You shop at the online plant store Friday, Oct. 22 through Monday, Oct. 25, starting at 10 a.m., and then schedule a pick-up at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery.  To gain access to the online plant sale store, you need to subscribe to the Arboretum's online e-newsletter, The Leaflet. Sign up here. (A link to access the online store will be emailed to current subscribers the morning of Oct. 22.) See more information here.

Curbside pickup dates are Oct. 26 through Nov. 13, excluding Sundays, Mondays and Veterans' Day. As earlier mentioned, when you place youronline order, you will receive a confirmation with a link to schedule your pickup time. Check out more questions and answers here or contact plantsales@ucdavis.edu.

COVID-19 Pandemic Rules. To keep everybody safe, there are important COVID-19 pandemic rules posted on the Arboretum plant sales website:

  • "Before you come to the Arboretum Teaching Nursery for curbside pickup appointment, please complete the UC Davis COVID-19 Daily Symptom Survey for visitors."
  • "Our nursery staff will be wearing masks. We encourage you to do the same."
  • "A staff member will take your name, ask that you stay in your vehicle and load your trunk with your order — please be sure there is enough room."
  • "If you have any COVID-19 symptoms on the day of your appointment, you will be able to reschedule."

Meanwhile, here are a few photos of pollinators and past plant sales to help inspire you to "go green" and "think pollinators," while helping the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery.