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Holiday Fair Pre-Order Plants

The annual “Holiday Fair”, always an explosion of colorful plants, is going PRE-ORDER because of COVID 19.

We are really excited about this venture.  The plants will be of the same excellent quality and selection that have made the Holiday Fair a spectacular event.

Holiday Fair Pre-Order Plants Please note that the attached order form lists the selection of plants available, how you order, how you pay and how you pick them up.

Garden Shop Open 9:30-2:30 M-F

Dreaming of next year’s garden? We have beautiful bulbs for you to plant now and seeds to inspire your garden next year! We have an amazing selection of gardening books for sale, many ideas for Southwest gardening, foraging, or just identifying what you see on the trail. We have tools and gifts for the gardener, as well as Holiday items that have just come in such as Talavera ornaments. All purchases support the Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs educational gardens & programs and are tax free. Hope to see you soon

Open Now to the Public – Wear a Mask

We will be open to the public during our usual hours:  9:30 am – 2:30 pm M-F.

All visitors to the Garden Center must wear masks and sign-in when they enter our facility

Our public gardens will be open M-F from 10am – 2pm – contact the office manager for access.  If you are in the gardens, please maintain a distance of six feet or more from other visitors.

Our garden shop will be open during our usual hours.  We will only allow 5 people in the shop at a time.  We have seating in the hallway, should you need to wait.

Our clubs and societies will be resuming their meetings and events, subject to the Governor’s orders on gathering size limitations and distancing requirements.  Please check their websites and Facebook pages for details on their plans.

Our facilities will be open for rentals subject to the Governor’s orders.  Please contact our office for details and availability.

We encourage you to keep up-to-date by following NMDOHCDC, and WHO guidance.

Postponements and Cancellations

For more information about cancelled private events, please contact the event organizers.

For more information about Council member organizations event postponements and cancellations, please check the club websites and facebook pages.

We will announce changes and updates on our website and social media feeds as we become aware of them. Phone messages at the Garden Center will be answered between 10 am – 2 pm M-F. We are experiencing a high volume of spam calls so if our voice mail is full, please call back or contact us through our e-mail address: abqgardenctr@swcp.com

  • The African Violet Society has rescheduled their show and sale for August 1st and 2nd. For more information their website is: http://albuquerqueafricanvioletclub.org
  • The 2020 NM Cactus and Succulent Society has postponed their May members only garden tour to 2021. Details may be found on their website: http://new-mexico.cactus-society.org
  • The Aril and Iris Society has cancelled their annual iris show. They are planning a virtual event instead. Check their facebook page for details.
  • Parade of Gardens has been postponed to June 13, 2021. Follow our posts to see more about this exciting event.
  • The Albuquerque Garden Center Executive Board members were so looking forward to hosting the Garden Guardians Summer Camp this year. Reluctantly however, the summer camp program has been postponed until next year. Look for more information about the AGC summer camp 2021 in the coming months!
  • State Fair Flower Shows have been cancelled for 2020. We look forward to seeing everyone in 2021.