Friends of Sausal Creek's



Online shopping and contact-free pick-up.


Ordering: You can browse the online store inventory now and identify the native plants you want to purchase. Online store will accept orders on October 11 starting at 5 p.m. until October 16 at noon. 

Pick-up: October 17 or 18 (choose “pick-up slot” at check-out).


Ordering: All ordering will take place online.

Pick-up: Pick-up will be scheduled at checkout. All pick-up will happen in Joaquin Miller Park at parking lot #2 near the ranger station. In the event of a park closure due to a red flag warning, pickup will occur at the park entrance on Sanborn and Joaquin Miller Rd.

Gardening with Native Plants

If you are curious about gardening with native plants, but have questions about how to get started and create your goals, this guide is for you! Packed full of resources and designed to answer your FAQs, this guide covers choosing the best plants for your environment, gardening to support wildlife, and the importance of native plants along with a comprehensive resource section to further your skills and interest.

Draft 2 FOSC Native Plant booklet (onlin

Historically, our native plant experts have been on hand at the plant sale to assist you with questions. During this alternative, online plant sale, we hope this guide can answer your most frequently asked questions and help you select what natives to put in your online shopping cart.


This guide was put together by dedicated FOSC volunteers and staff. FOSC volunteers include lead editor Annette Osenga, with illustrations by Mia Trachtenberg, and design by Sarah Troup-Gallagan.

Plant pick-up process:

  • Bring your receipt 

  • Bring boxes and/or covering for your car interior if you'd like

  • Wear your mask!

  • As you enter the lot, have your receipt ready to show the FOSC attendant

  • The attendant will direct you to your plants so you can load them

  • Let the attendant know if you need help loading plants

2020 Plant List

View the complete list of plants available at the 2020 native plant sale here.

Directions to plant sale pick-up site on October 17 & 18:

To reach the pickup site: Take the Lincoln Avenue/Joaquin Miller Drive exit from Highway 13, head uphill. Turn left onto Sanborn, across from Robinson. Drive past the Community Center/Ranger Station parking area, and take the left into the large parking lot #2 beyond.

Thank You to our Sponsorers!

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Friends of Sausal Creek

P.O. Box 2737

Oakland, CA 94602


phone: (510) 501-3672

Tax ID: 91-2147216

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