French Broad River Garden Club Foundation

SATURDAY, APRIL 23    9:00AM - 3:00PM


"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt."  --Margaret Atwood


The French Broad River Garden Club Foundation is pleased to announce its 70th Annual Plant Sale on April 23, 2022 from 9:00AM - 3:00PM.  This event is open to the public -- everyone who is passionate about plants or simply wants to learn more is encouraged to attend!

This year, we have partnered with 16 local growers and businesses with an outstanding selection of annuals, perennials, natives, natural materials, gifts, and more. These local growers are experts in their fields and we encourage you to ask questions and learn. 

Check out our wide selection of unique pollinators, specialty plants, trees, shrubs, planted containers, vegetable seedlings, edibles, ground covers, ferns, planters, and garden accessories. This event takes place once a year, so don't miss out!


**The French Broad River Garden Club Foundation is pleased to announce the Asheville Ukulele Society (AUS) will perform at this year's sale from 11:00AM - 2:00PM. Please enjoy the wonderful contribution of these talented musicians!

Local Growers and Businesses Include:

  • Appeldoorn Conifer Nursery *

  • Batton Clayworks*
  • Blazing Star *

  • Blue Briar Gardens
  • DP HyperTufa
  • Fisher Branch Farm
  • Flat Creek Plant Farm *
  • French Broad River Garden Club Foundation
  • High Country Nursery
  • Mignon Durham, author of Devotion -- Diary of an Appalachian Garden *
  • MR Gardens *
  • Natural Selections *
  • The Newfound Forge
  • Sandy Mush Herbs
  • Wildbud Natives *
  • Wildwood Nursery
* Vendors NEW to our Plant Sale

Native Plants and Accessories Include:

  • Rare specialty plants, boxwoods, and conifers;

  • Designer floral arrangements to pre-order for summer dinner parties and/or special summer occasions;
  • Planted containers, unique floral designs, and various plant materials;

  • Japanese maples, and unusual landscape plants;

  • Hypertufa pots and planters, and wrought iron garden accessories;

  • Evergreens, edibles, grasses, and groundcovers;

  • Appalachian herbaceous perennials and ferns grown from seed;

  • Trees and shrubs for conservation and ecological applications;

  • Vegetable starts, traditional and medicinal herbs;

  • Hypertufa pots and planters;
  • Wrought iron garden accessories;
  • Handcrafted pottery including vases, planters, serving trays and platters;
  • Unique pollinators from our members’ gardens and the French Broad greenhouse;

  • And More!


  • Supplies are limited. Arrive early for the best selections.
  • Dogs are not permitted in the plant sale area. Please leave your pups at home or inside your vehicle.
  • The Plant Sale will be held rain or shine. Check the forecast and dress appropriately.
  • Bring boxes or wagons to carry home your haul!
  • Cash and checks are the preferred method of payment.
  • Parking is FREE!

    **Asheville Ukulele Society (AUS) is a local group of folks that enjoy playing music on the ukulele together.  They meet weekly at the East Asheville Library and other Asheville locations.  If you play the ukulele, or would like to learn to play it, please search Facebook for the "Asheville Ukulele Society FB Group".  Everyone is welcome to join regardless of skill level, even people who have never played before.  

    AUS is proud to support the French Broad River Garden Club's charitable efforts toward college scholarships and will donate all tips to that cause. 

    Check out our photos from prior plant sales to see what all the hype is about!

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