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Celebrate the fall with the region’s largest native plant sale. 

The UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens will welcome all visitors to a special one-day FloraFEST 2022 fall plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until sold out. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Undergraduate Learning Center (UGLC) plaza.

This year marks the 28th anniversary of the FloraFEST plant sale, a magnet for hundreds of shoppers from around the region who are interested in diverse native and drought-resistant plants. Organizers expect various plant species that will beautify your landscape and generate environmental and ecological benefits to our desert region.

FloraFEST is the only fundraiser for the maintenance and operation of the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens. Shoppers can visit with local master gardeners, horticulturists and other plant experts for advice on how to care for their plants at home. Organizers have priced most plants from $9 to $40, but trees and other specialties will be more expensive. Many of the plants sold at FloraFEST are not available at local nurseries or retailers. FloraFEST will only accept payment via credit/debit cards. The event will not accept cash or checks.

Parking will be available at the Sun Bowl Parking Garage, and the entrance will be at the western side of the UGLC plaza, closer to University Drive. There will be a plant-loading zone on Wiggins Way in front of the UGLC. Wagons and volunteers will help you load your vehicle. Wagons are limited, so please bring your own if possible

Saturday, October 1 at 9:00 AM

Undergraduate Learning Center Outdoor Plaza

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