Garden Fair and Plant Sale

General Information

A favorite of area gardeners from novice to expert, the FONA Garden Fair and Plant Sale is held each April at the US National Arboretum.

Our carefully curated offerings include rare and hard to find plants as well as tried and true favorites – you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for. In addition to our hand selected offerings, we’re proud to offer expert advice on-site to guide you through selecting plants for that tricky spot in your garden.

The FONA plant tent accepts credit cards, checks, and cash.



This year the Garden Fair and Plant Sale will be held on the North Terrace of the Administration Building, right in the heart of the Arboretum, adjacent to the Herb Garden, Capitol Columns, and blooming Azalea Collections. See map of entrance of parking.

Schedule of Events

The Garden Fair and Plant Sale is held each year on the last weekend of April.

Friday April 28, 2017

10am-1pmMembers Only Hours. Members get first pick! Become a member!

1pm-4pm – Garden Fair and Plant Sale opens to the public.

Saturday April 29, 2017

9am-4pm – Garden Fair and Plant Sale is open to the public. Be sure to take the time to explore the Arboretum Collections; they are in gorgeous bloom this time of year!

*Note: There will not be a Sunday sale*

Plant Availability Lists are in!