NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host the much-anticipated spring Garden Gala Day Plant Sale in a modified, reservation-only format April 10 through 14.

The plant sale will feature a wide variety of Texas tough perennials, shrubs and trees. Many hardy southeastern native plants will be available as well as colorful annuals, exotic tropicals and a variety of edible plants. An extensive plant list will be made available online when registration opens.

Shoppers must register for a two-hour window, and 10 reservation spots will be available each hour from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Couples may register for one spot.

Registration will open at 9 a.m. March 15. To register, visit or the SFA Gardens Facebook and Instagram pages; or register by phone by calling Anne Adams, SFA Gardens program associate, weekdays from 1 to 5 p.m. at (936) 468-4129.

Registrants will be emailed a shopping pass, parking information, COVID-19 safety protocols and a final plant list the Monday prior to the plant sale. The sale will be held at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, located at 2900 Raguet St.

For more information, email Dawn Stover, SFA Gardens research associate, at