Fall Gardeners' Market

2018 Fall Gardeners' Market, photo by Laura AxelThe Fall Gardeners' Market is an end of summer tradition for HPS/MAG. The sale is free and open to everyone

August may seem like a strange month to buy plants but it's actually not a bad idea. We get a head start on all the Fall sales and we can do it in just one place instead of going from nursery to nursery. It's a perfect time to assess our gardens and make improvements. And the return of cooler temperatures provider a more comfortable range for both gardeners and our new acquisitions.

Our sales are held at The Freedoms Foundation in picturesque Valley Forge, PA. In addition to plants, we offer an auction, special pricing on nitrile gardening gloves and a membership booth. Nonmembers are invited to chat about HPS with longtime members, and visitors may join or renew their membership.

2018 Fall Gardeners' Market, photo by Laura AxelSaavy shoppers bring baskets or a wagon to carry their purchases, and volunteers are on hand to direct parking and load cars.  A plant park is available to corral your selections while you continue to shop.

To apply to be a vendor for our August, 2019 sale, or for questions, contact [email protected].

2018 Vendors:

  • Butterfly Oasis Nursery. Perennials, shrubs+ trees mostly native.
  • Cairnsgrove Gardens & Apiary. Raw local honey,beeswax handcream/lotion bars, hand made all natural soaps.
  • Collins Nursery. Native Nursery of Perennials, shrubs, trees. Hypertufa troughs+pots.
  • Cymron Cottage Landscape Contractors & Plantsmen. Perennials+small shrubs.
  • Garden Vision Epimediums. Epimedium+other hard to find shade perennials.
  • Gettysburg Gardens. Woody+herbaceous perennials, mainly native.
  • Pennsbury Gardens. Wildflowers for shade, ferns,native Azaleas+Rhododendrons.
  • Peony's Envy. Peony roots and peony related merchandise.
  • PHS Meadowbrook Farm. Rock garden perennials, uncommon tropical ferns+tropical plants, dwarf conifers, cactus.
  • Poison Ivy Horticulturist offering advice, consultations and products.
  • Members enjoying the Sweet Aloha Food Truck. Photo by Laura AxelPutnam Hill Nursery. Perennials, native+non. Groundcovers and a variety of hard to find plants.
  • Rooster Ridge Pitcher Plants. Pitcher plants and native species seedlings.
  • Ryeland Gardens. Perennials, interesting shrubs, unusual conifers and steel planters.
  • Shannon’s Nursery. Native perennials, ferns, shrubs+trees.
  • Steven Kristoph Nursery. Great selection of woody shrubs, trees, perennials etc.
  • Sweet Aloha Food Truck.  Acai, Pitaya, Green, and Pineapple smoothie bowls and smoothies.
  • Terra Maven. Cement garden art, tender succulents, etc.
  • Tiffany Perennials. Really rare plants, interesting natives+fancy weeds.
  • Wolf Run Nursery. Conifers+other perennials.
  • Yellow Springs Farm. Conifers+other perennials

2018 Representatives from are Horticultural Societies:

  • Delaware Valley Water Garden Society
  • Delaware Valley Rock Garden Society
  • Delaware Valley Fern Society