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Plant Sales

Bernheim Arboretum hosts a variety of different avenues for finding the perfect plant for your landscape. Two annual plant sales (Spring and Fall) feature Bernheim Select ™, a distinctive variety of plants propagated from Bernheim’s own collections, along with a varied selection of other unique trees, shrubs, grasses, vines, and perennial herbaceous plants. The Visitor’s Center boasts an ever-changing seasonal plant sale every day from April through December. As well as the  plant sale display area that can be found behind the Visitor’s Center, we also offer a Featured Plant of the Month. This program highlights a plant each month for its seasonal interest. Lastly, in each quarter’s Forest Echo, Bernheim features a hard to find plant that is available to members for reservation. This opportunity offers members smaller quantities of rare plants that are part of our Bernheim Select program.

BugFest and Fall Plant Sale:
September 20, 2014 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bernheim’s annual Fall Plant Sale features unique trees, shrubs, grasses and perennial herbaceous plants; perfect for year-round interest in your home landscape.  The Fall Plant Sale and BugFest are perfect partner events, as you can choose plants that are valuable for butterflies and beneficial insects. Horticulture staff will help you make the right selection and answer your gardening questions. All plants are suitable for north central Kentucky growing.   Ask about great replacement plants for invasive species that may be growing at home. Plant sale proceeds benefit Bernheim, and memberships will be available.

FREE event, $5 environmental impact fee per car at the gate for Non-Members.

Printable Plant List

BloomFest and Spring Plant Sale: May 16, 2015

Bernheim’s annual Spring Plant Sale is part of BloomFest, our annual celebration of spring! Our plant sale features Bernheim Select ™, a distinctive variety of plants propagated from Bernheim’s own collections, along with a varied selection of other unique trees, shrubs, grasses and perennial herbaceous plants. All plants are suitable for north central Kentucky growing. Plant sale proceeds benefit Bernheim, and memberships will be available.

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