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2023 Events & Workshops

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Tucson Plant Delivery

Exo Roast Co.

196 W Simpson St Tucson, AZ 85701

Feb 11, 11AM-Noon

Mar 18, 11AM-Noon

Nov 4, 11AM-Noon

Dec 9, 11AM-Noon

Shop our plants and seeds online and pick-up your order at Exo Roast Co. in Tucson on the listed dates. 

 

At check out online, note EXO and which date you will be picking up your order.

Agave Heritage Festival

Mission Garden

April 29, 8AM-1PM

Order plants and seeds online to pick up at Mission Garden in Tucson.

 

Write "Mission Garden 4/29" in the notes section at checkout.

Spring Native Plant Hike at Borderlands Wildlife Preserve

April 8, 9AM-11AM

Smith Canyon Loop Trail at BWP

Join BN&S staff for a native plant ID hike at the Borderlands Wildlife Preserve. Bring water, sun protection, and appropriate hiking attire.

 

Hike is limited to 12 attendants.

Free event

Email wildlife@borderlandsrestoration.org for questions and to sign up.

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Workshops

In-person Native Plant Propagation Workshop

April 15, 10AM-2PM

Borderlands Nursery & Seed

Patagonia, AZ

Join us for an informative class to learn about all things related to running and managing a native plant nursery, including propagating native plants from both seeds and cuttings including seed and plant sourcing, plant lists, dormancy, mechanical scarification, temperature stratification, transplanting, pot sizes for retail vs. restoration needs, irrigation, soil type, timelines, and more.

 

Cost is $40/person (sliding scale pricing available). Lunch is not provided, but we will break at noon for one hour. Space is limited to 15 participants. 

Email horticulture@borderlandsrestoration.org to sign up.

Virtual Bilingual Native Plant Propagation Workshop

June 3, 10AM-Noon

Zoom

Join us for an informative class to learn about all things related to running and managing a native plant nursery, including propagating native plants from both seeds and cuttings including seed and plant sourcing, plant lists, dormancy, mechanical scarification, temperature stratification, transplanting, pot sizes for retail vs. restoration needs, irrigation, soil type, timelines, and more.

 

The class will be sliding-scale donation-based.

Email horticulture@borderlandsrestoration.org to sign up.

Native Seed Collection Workshop & Tour of Seed Lab

Oct 14, 10AM-2PM

BRN Seed Barn

Patagonia, AZ

Join us for a tour of the BRN Seed Lab to learn about our seed lab operations and programs, then head out to the beautiful San Rafael Valley to learn about native grasses and our ethical seed collection protocols. Participants will then help collect seed that will be used in a local ecological restoration project to mitigate erosion and revegetate the landscape to support habitat

 

Participants should bring water and snacks, wear sun protective gear, long pants, and sturdy shoes for walking across uneven terrain and be comfortable hiking short distances. Seed collection equipment as well as snake gaiters and blaze orange safety vests will be provided. This opportunity is open to 15 participants.


Cost is $40/person (sliding scale pricing available).

Email horticulture@borderlandsrestoration.org to sign up.

Plant Sales

Join us at the nursery to shop our full selection of native plants and seeds with music and retail booths from local farmers and artisans including artist/designer Jenna Tomasello, and Shooting Star Pottery.

Spring Plant Sale

May 6, 8AM-3PM

Borderlands Nursery & Seed

Patagonia, AZ

Monsoon Plant Sale

July 15, 8AM-3PM

Borderlands Nursery & Seed

Patagonia, AZ

Fall Plant Sale

September 23, 9AM-4PM

Borderlands Nursery & Seed

Patagonia, AZ

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Open Saturdays

Borderlands Nursery & Seed

Patagonia, AZ

 

April 15, 10AM-2PM

June 17, 8AM-Noon

Aug 19, 8AM-2PM

Oct 7, 9PM-2PM

(Patagonia Fall Festival Weekend)

Shop the nursery during select Saturdays. The nursery is open Tues & Thur 9AM – Noon, select Saturday dates each year, during our plant sale events, by appointment, or by ordering plants online and noting one of our plant delivery days held throughout the year in various borderlands communities.

Bisbee Plant Delivery

July 9, 11AM-Noon

The Courtyard

Bisbee, AZ

Order plants and seeds online by 7/7 and pick-up your order at The Courtyard in Bisbee.

 

Write "Bisbee 7/9" in the notes section at checkout.

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Tohono Chul Plant Sale

July 29, 3PM-7PM

July 30, 8AM-1PM

Tohono Chul Gardens, Galleries, and Bistro

Tucson, AZ

Join us at Monsoon Madness plant sale event, one of the best plant sales in Tucson hosted by Tohono Chul. The summer plant sale event hosts dozens of nursery growers of the weirdest and wildest varieties that will be showcasing their botanicals under the shade of the Sonoran Seasons Garden’s ramadas. BN& S can bring your pre-order for pick-up, or shop our selection available at the sale. 

**For this event, you may email us orders (do not use online ordering) and we will bring your specific order for pick-up at the event.

 

Email horticulture@borderlandsrestoration.org to email your plant or seed order you’d like us to bring as all payment and checkout for the Monsoon Madness Event goes through Tohono Chul. We will have a selection of native container plants and seeds available for purchase at the sale as well.

Sierra Vista Plant Delivery

Aug 5, 11AM-Noon

Sierra Vista Food Co-op

Sierra Vista, AZ

Order plants and seeds online and pick-up your order at the Sierra Vista Food Co-op in Sierra Vista.

 

Write "Sierra Vista 8/5" in the notes section at checkout.

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