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SFA Gardens to host fall plant sale

September 14, 2015 - University Marketing Communications
The Fabulous Fall Festival Plant Sale, hosted by SFA Gardens, will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct.3, at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet St. in Nacogdoches.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Stephen F. Austin State University's SFA Gardens will host its annual Fabulous Fall Festival Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet St. in historic Nacogdoches.

The sale will feature a variety of hard-to-find, "Texas-tough" plants, including Texas natives, heirlooms, tropicals, perennials, shrubs, trees and exclusive SFA introductions. Most of the featured plants are extensively trialed before being offered to the public and are produced by staff members and volunteers of the SFA Gardens.

This popular event benefits the SFA Mast Arboretum, Pineywoods Native Plant Center, Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden and Gayla Mize Garden, along with educational programs that are hosted monthly at the gardens. Educational programs provided at the SFA Gardens reach more than 15,000 participants on a yearly basis.

Parking will be available at SFA's Janice A. Pattillo Early Childhood Research Center, 2428 Raguet St., and visitors are encouraged to arrive early and bring a wagon for their plants.

For more information about the SFA Gardens, call (936) 468-4404. To view a list of available plants, visit www.sfagardens.sfasu.edu two weeks before the sale.