Friends School Plant Sale is held Mother's Day weekend at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand with 2,300 varieties of plants. The 2016 sale will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 6, 7, and 8. It's fund-raising event sponsored by the Friends School of Minnesota in Saint Paul.

Dicentra 'Gold Heart' bleeding heartNo to neonic pesticides at the sale

The plant sale has worked hard to make sure our plants have not been treated with neonicotinoids, common pesticides that are now suspected of killing bees and other pollinators. Read our full statement on this important issue.

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Our plant listing lets you browse by plant category (annual, perennial, shrubs, and so on) or take a shortcut to find plants that meet your needs (like sun/shade, height, and more). Go to the plant listing.

Shopping list and pencilCreate your own plant list

Sign up to create a printable shopping list to bring to the sale. It's easy to do. Sign up now.

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For updates on the sale, follow us on Twitter @plantsale or like us on Facebook.

2015 plant sale coverWhere’s the catalog?

The 2015 catalog is now available. You can find the downloadable PDF version here.

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Over 15,000 people attended the 2013 sale. It pays to plan ahead:

Gray-haired woman working with plantsVolunteer
at the sale

The plant sale is entirely volunteer-run. Volunteers are invited to shop before the sale opens to the public. Find out more.

Gift certificates

Looking for plant sale gift certificates? You can get one on the Friends School of Minnesota website.