Spring 2013 Plant Sale This Weekend!
The Merritt College Landscape Horticulture Department’s Spring Plant
Sale will be held the first weekend in May — May 4 and 5, 2013.
Saturday May 4, 9am-3pm — Plant Fair! Plants, Food, Music, and Vendors.
Sunday May 5, noon-3pm — Plants Only.
On Saturday, our Plant Fair will be accompanied by Food, Music and
Vendors! Companies represented will include Tree Wolf, The Urban
Farmer Store, Irrigation Equipment Co. and Hida Tool.
Plants available will include:
Heirloom annual spring and summer vegetable starts including over 50
varieties of Tomatoes including ultra-early, heirlooms and hybrids, 20
varieties of Peppers for the Bay Area, more than 10 varieties of
heirloom Beans, fog tolerant Melons, many varieties of Cucumbers,
Squash and Corn, 8 varieties of Kale, 13 varieties of Broccoli and
Cauliflower, 8 varieties of Chard, and many types of Cabbage,
Collards, and other spring greens and salad crops.
Rare fog-tolerant grapes like Emeryville Pink, Baharat Early, Venus
and Early Muscat.
Unusual perennial greens like Okinawa Spinach, Malabar Spinach, and
Erba Stella (Minutina), Sea Beet, Tree Collards and more.
Unique perennial and Andean vegetables: Yacon, Mashua, Ulluco, Cape
Gooseberry (Inca berry), Perennial Arugula, Artichoke, Asparagus, and
Attractive edible fruiting shrubs: Chilean Guava, Strawberry Guava,
Che (Melonberry), Mora de Castilla, Maqui Berry
Cool-summer adapted fruit trees and vines like: Passionfruit, Kiwi,
Hardy Kiwi, Boysenberry, Ollallieberry, Raspberry, Eversweet
Pomegranate, Negronne Fig, Black Mission Fig, and Trovita Orange.
A wide selection of Four Winds plants such as Dwarf Citrus, Avocados
and Blueberries at affordable prices.
Permaculture nitrogen-fixers and guild builders; Leucaena, Comfrey,
Horseradish, and more.
Also a wide variety of California natives (including edible natives),
Mediterranean climate plants (Australia, South Africa, Chile) and
Current Spring 2013 plant inventory listed here: