The Plant Extravaganza, brought to you by the Master Gardeners of San Diego County, is Saturday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. Thousands of drought tolerant plants are for sale.

Plant Sale

  • Drought tolerant plants
  • California natives
  • Flowers
  • Succulents
  • Cool Season Vegetables


  • Birdhouses
  • Garden Art
  • Used books
  • Green Elephant Sale
  • FREE Garden tool sharpening **
  • ** Each adult attendee can bring 1 hand pruner to be sharpened, which should be in working order, under 9″, and have your name on the handle.

Exhibits & Demonstrations

  • Tasting Booth
  • Fall Planting – Veggies, Herbs, Fruit Trees
  • Gardens in the Community
  • Certify your Garden as “Earth Friendly”
  • New Irrigation Techniques
  • “Ask a Master Gardener” consultants
  • How to Compost and Vermicompost
  • Container/Small Space Gardening
  • Good Bugs/Bad Bugs
  • How to propagate your own plants