The Fullerton Arboretum presents:
March 21 & 22, 2015
Members Only - Friday, March 20 from 3-7pm Click Here to View Veggiepalooza Layout Map
**The special pre-sale day is exclusively for members of the Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum.
Individual Membership admits 1 adult. All other Memberships admit 2 adults.
Members receive 10% off plant purchases.
A Monstrous Veggie Plant Sale
Veggiepalooza will offer 350 diverse varieties of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and companion plants from around the world!
A Veggiepalooza plant availability list
is located at the bottom of the page.
Bring the extraordinary home to
your garden with Veggiepalooza plants!
UCCE Master Gardeners of OC will be available to assist with finding the right plants and to answer all of your gardening questions
Free Garden How-To Consultation Booth. Bring in your questions and talk with the experts
Monkey Business Cafe will provide delicious, fresh snacks and Lunches-To-Go available for purchase in the Pavilion.
Executive Chef, Jeff Coker, of Le Cordon Bleu Los Angeles, "Tomatillo Salsa": cooking
demonstrations using Veggiepalooza varieties!
Arboretum Biologist, Jonathan Duffy Davis will demonstrate how to prepare your soil, fend off pests,
and best irrigate your crop for the ultimate summer harvest in "Tomatoes and Peppers from Transplant to Table".
Executive Chef, Jeff Coker, of Le Cordon Bleu Los Angeles: "Italian Frittata." Watch how the fruits of your harvest can be easily prepared in a delicious recipe.
UCCE Master Gardener, Geri Cibellis will present "Edibles in the Landscape and Organic Pest Control." Learn about planning a garden with an emphasis on improving soil structure. Planting veggies and herbs in containers will also be discussed.
Nursery Manager, Brian Maddock, will teach "Building up your Soil: Growing Super Veggies".
He will be discussing the various ways we can increase the amount of nutrients available for growing large vegetables and fruits.
By increasing soil macro and micro nutrients we can grow large veggies and fruit, as well as minimizing the amount of water used in the garden.
UCCE Master Gardener, Geri Cibellis will present "Organic Pest Control." Let's talk about insects in the garden and how to attract the pollinators for a bountiful harvest.
UCCE Master Gardener, Linda Genis will present "Herb Talk." Fresh herbs add so much to a meal. Why not grow your own? Are they well-behaved or best kept contained? Are they annuals? Drought tolerant? With so many to choose from, learn which herbs will work best for your garden.
All seeds come from Non GMO seed sources. Proceeds from this annual sale benefit the Fullerton Arboretum. There is not a charge for visitors, however to help support the development of the Arboretum gardens and educational programs, voluntary donations at the main entrance are encouraged. Memberships will be available at the door.