About the Sale
On Saturday, May 18 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Hungry Mother Organics will sell thousands of organically grown annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and shrubs as a fund-raiser for the UNCE Master Gardener program. The plant sale will be held at UNR’s Valley Road Greenhouse Complex, 920 Valley Road, Greenhouse 13, in Reno. Plant sale pricing is as follows:
- 4″ plants- $2.50
- 6″, t-pot and 1/2 gallon plants- $3
- Specialty square plants- $6
- Grafted and premium plants- $10
- Other specialty plants will be available and will be priced as marked.
The list of plants for sale in a searchable format is below, but the 2013 Plant Sale Flyer can also be downloaded as a PDF for easy reading and printing. Hard copies of the plant sale flyer are available at the UNCE Washoe County/Reno office (4955 Energy Way) and will also be provided at the sale.
List of flowers, herbs, shrubs and veggies!
Below is a table listing all of the annual and perennial flowers, shrubs, herbs, pumpkins, melons, cucumbers, eggplant, greens, peppers, summer and winter squash and assorted vegetables that will be available at the 15th Annual Faire!
The table shows the first ten by default, so adjust the number of entries shown or search the table to see the complete variety of plants that will be available!
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List of tomatoes and cherry tomatoes!
Below is a table of all of the tomatoes and cherry tomatoes that will be available at the plant sale. The table shows the first ten by default, so adjust the number of entries shown or search the table to see the complete variety of plants that will be available!
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Know Before You Grow: Tomato FAQs
Or bush tomatoes are bred to stop growing usually somewhere around 3-4 feet tall. When flowers blossom at the tips of the branches, the plant has reached its full height. The fruit will ripen all at once or within a two-week period. These plants are useful for those who want to grow tomatoes for canning or for areas with short growing seasons. They are compact plants and are generally ideal for small-space gardens.
Or vining tomatoes, continue to grow until the first hard frost. Depending on the variety, they can grow from 4-to over 10 feet tall. This type continues to produce flowers and fruit all growing season. These plants can produce a continuous harvest for snack, canning, slicing or salad tomatoes.