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Spring plant sales

Get the garden of your dreams with trees, shrubs, flowers and edible plants from The Morton Arboretum's two exciting spring plant sale events, the Members' Exclusive Plant Catalog Sale and the Arbor Day Plant Sale. 


Members' Exclusive Plant Catalog Sale

Catalog will be mailed in January 2015; ordering begins February 3 
Each spring, members of the Arboretum have the exclusive privilege of ordering from an extraordinary selection of expertly chosen, hard-to-find plants.  If you are an Arboretum member, you will receive the catalog by mail in January, listing the plants available by advance purchase just to members. Browse, order, and schedule a time to pick up your plants on Arbor Day weekend, April 24 through 26, 2015. The catalog is available online to browse, but you must be a member to order. It's important to plan ahead; quantities are limited! This assortment of plants only is available through the Members' Exclusive Plant Catalog, so don't count on finding them at the Arbor Day Plant Sale.

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Arbor Day Plant Sale

April 24 through 26, 2015

Arbor Day Plant Sale

Held on Arbor Day weekend in a tent in the parking lot of the Arboretum's main parking lot, the Arbor Day Plant Sale carries a wide variety of  plants chosen by experts for success in Chicago-area gardens. Plant Geniuses are happy to answer your questions and help you choose the right plants for your garden. Members get first pick on Friday and Saturday before the sale is open to the public on Saturday afternnoon and Sunday.  


Your support helps trees

Every plant you purchase at these sales supports the Arboretum’s goal to encourage the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world. LEARN MORE