Spring Fling Plant Sale

Spring Fling Plant Sale ~ Rain or Shine!

Saturday, April 9, 2022 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, April 10, 2022 12:00noon - 4:00pm

Plant Selection Expanded

Hilltop’s Hodge Podge Nursery stands ready turn your garden’s brown winter frown upside down!  We will offer native and adapted trees, shrubs, perennials, vines, ferns (best selection in BR), fruits, incredible edibles, and ornamental grasses.

COVID-19 Precautions Continue

To keep you safe at Hilltop, COVID-19 precautions will be in place. Face masks are required indoors and are recommended outside. We offer self-serve shopping which means you are 100% responsible for managing your purchases and getting them to your car.  We recommend you bring your own wagon and helper. There will be no Hilltop wagons, holding areas, cart runners, or car loaders. Plans are subject to change as COVID-19 restrictions vary.

Return of Favorites

A small number of “plants” men and women will be on hand to help you with your plant selections. Plant display vignettes that bedazzle with color, or speak to those who want to go native or attract butterflies will help you get growing and suggest just the right plant for your space.

The Hilltop Gift Shop and Yarden Sale will be joined by specialty plant and garden vendors in Vendor Village, located under the open-air pavilion, to meet all the needs of gardeners and their gardens. Except for Felco clippers, all items in the Gift shop will be discounted 25%! Members $75 and above will receive another 10% discount on Gift Shop items.

We offer both a tax and a membership incentive that can add up to 20% in savings on plants depending on membership level.

Plant availability list for the general public will be posted online the evening of Friday, April 8th.

Exclusive Membership Benefit

Current Hilltop members get first pick of plants on Thursday, April 7th, from 9am – 7pm and Friday, April 8th, from 9am - 1pm.

Become a member of the Friends of Hilltop Arboretum online at the $35 level or above by Thursday, March 31st and enjoy member-only shopping days.  We have extended the hours of the sale significantly in order to space guests out safely and to allow people to shop after work on Thursday. Members will be sent a plant availability list via email one week prior to the sale.

The LSU Hilltop Arboretum needs your support now more than ever. All of our revenue streams continue to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Your donation and/or membership directly supports our operations and keeps our mission alive.       

Shoppers are directed to park in the Oak Hills subdivision for the sale and walk into the arboretum from Pecan Grove Court. Please do not park on Highland Road it is not safe.

Spring Fling 2022 Basics

Sat., April 9

Sun., April 10

Plant Availability List Botanical Name Sort

Plant Availability List Common Name Sort

Participating Vendors

Shopper Parking Map


Call 225-767-6916