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Technically speaking, spring doesn't start until March 19th. But with sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s in the forecast, spring may already be here.

Plant parents can expand their plant family by selling and trading 8 upcoming plants.

Spring native plant sale/SEARCH

Gather your garden with herbs, vegetables, wildflowers, and landscape plants, thanks to local nonprofit Native Seeds/SEARCH.

when:Saturday, March 2nd from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where:Native Seed/Search Conservation Center, 3584 E. River Road

Please visit. Event pageFor more information, see

Started selling spring vegetables with Tucson Village Farm

Tucson Village Farm holds an annual spring vegetable sale, including heirloom tomatoes.

when:Saturday, March 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

where:Tucson Village Farm, 2201 E. Roger Road

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Tucson Orchid Society Orchid Show and Sale

The Tucson Orchid Society holds an annual show where you have the opportunity to view orchid displays and purchase your own orchid.

when:Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

where:mesquite valley producers, 8005 E. Speedway

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desert survivor plant sale

Desert Survivors' three annual plant sales offer discounts on all inventory. 20% off for members and 10% off for the general public.

when:Tuesday through Saturday, March 5th through 9th, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members can shop early starting Saturday, March 2nd.

where:Desert Survivor Native Plant Nursery, 1020 W. Starr Pass Blvd.

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plant swap

Head to the 4th Street Coalition space to swap plants and enter a raffle to benefit the Pima Animal Shelter.

when:Saturday, March 9th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where:coalition space, 311 E. Seventh Street

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Spring Fair by Tucson Organic Gardeners

Shop for plants and garden supplies at this spring plant fair from Tucson's organic gardeners. You can also get advice from plant experts about gardening in Tucson. You'll find plants, seeds, compost, fertilizer, and more. The Arizona State School for the Deaf also has a big sale.

when:Saturday, March 16th from 9am to 1pm

where:Arizona State School for the Deaf, 1200 W. Speedway

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Tohono Chol has a greenhouse that sells plants, but it also offers great views of the desert.




Tono Nakaharu plant sale

Tohonochuru plans to display more than 1,000 species of cacti, succulents, shrubs, trees and flowers at an upcoming plant sale.

when:Saturday through Sunday, March 16 and 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Members will have early access on Wednesday, March 13th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where:Tohonochol main parking lot, 7366 Paseo Del Norte

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Pima County Master Gardener Plant Sales

Mark your calendars! Previous Pima County Master Gardener plant sales have included potted plants, fruit and vegetable seedlings, native grasses, desert plants, cacti and succulents.

when:Saturday, April 20th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

where:Pima County Cooperative Extension Garden, 4210 N. Campbell Ave.

Please visit. Event pageFor more information, see

Gloria was born and raised in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona in 2018. From wildflowers to wildlife, she loves everything about Tucson, and she wants to share her love for this city with her readers.

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