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Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


37th Annual Spring Plant Sale and Auction Fundraiser

Let's cultivate a brighter, greener future together! 

Dive into greenery at Chadwick Arboretum's Spring Plant Sale Fundraiser! Explore 16,000 plants, bid at auctions, browse vendors, and savor food trucks.Talk to experts about your gardening questions at our "Ask a Master Gardener" Booth and enjoy educational demos in our Learning Lab. Proceeds benefit The Ohio State Chadwick Arboretum, student organizations, and local businesses. Credit/debit only.

Activity Schedule on Saturday, May 11, 2024 

  • 10:00 a.m.: Live Premium Tree and Shrub Live Auction with Auctioneer Grant Phipps
  • 10:00 a.m.: Learning Lab: Extending the Lilac Blooming Season with Dr. Mark DeBard, MGV, International Lilac Registrar Board of Directors
  • 11:00 a.m.: Learning Lab: Success with Conifers with Joe Stewart, Master Gardener Volunteer                         
  • 12:00 p.m.: Learning Lab: Native Plants in the Urban Setting with Cheryl Sims, Master Gardener Volunteer


Food Truck of the Day: McGinnis Grill (Breakfast, coffee, and lunch)

For more information including plant lists, vendors, and activity schedules for all days of the Plant Sale, click here.