The Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC) will hold its fall Native Plant Sale on Sunday, October 24, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Joaquin Miller Park Native Plant Nursery. A flyer can be downloaded here.
Native plant experts will be available all day to help shoppers pick appropriate plants for their specific planting areas. This year’s plant sale will feature workshops and live music throughout the day to celebrate completion of the nursery’s expanded shady propagation and growing area and new teaching circle.
11:00 Native Bees and Your Garden with Jennifer Smith
12:00 Native Bird Connections: Live Owls and Raptors of the Watershed!
12:30 Gardening with Native Plants
1:00 Keeping Urban Chickens with Thomas Kriese
1:30 Growing and Propagating Native Plants with Karen Paulsell
There will also be tables to visit, including Alameda County Master Gardeners to answer your gardening questions and “The Spider Chick” Linda Erickson with awesome live arachnids, plus face painting for the kids. Live music will be provided by Harlan James Bluegrass Band and Juke Joint Johnny. This year’s sale is an event not to be missed! Bring your family, neighbors, and friends…and, if possible, a cardboard box to get your plants safely home with you.
For more information, please visit the website, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (510) 501-3672. To volunteer to help before or during the sale, contact email@example.com or call (510) 325-9006.
The nursery is located in Joaquin Miller Park on Sanborn Road. From Highway 13, go east on Joaquin Miller Road. Turn left on Sanborn and park near the community center. Follow signs to the nursery, about 1/4 mile.