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Inventory Auction

Annual Autumn Inventory Reduction Auction

Our annual auction is held in mid October online. Surplus plant inventory is auctioned off to make room for new varieties!

Our Annual Autumn Inventory Reduction Auction Dates Have Been Set!

It’s that time of year again! Once again, our Annual Inventory Reduction Auction will be held online by TurnKey Auction & Reality (formerly Wilson Auction & Reality). You must re-register with TurnKey Auction & Reality before bidding.

Auction dates have been set. Opening bids begin October 4, 2023, with times to be determined. Lots will begin to close October 11, 2023 starting at 9:00 a.m.

The last day for sales of spring-dug trees and evergreens will be September 23rd, no exceptions. Other potted trees, container shrubs, and perennials, as well as select dig-to-order items will still be available.

Presale Inspection:  Wed., Oct. 4 – Sat. Oct. 7 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Sun, Oct. 8 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; Mon. Oct. 9 & Tues., Oct. 10 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Loading Information
Loading will be provided by our staff. Please give yourself enough time for loading prior to the end of the day. Large trees and orders with multiple lots can take over 30 minutes to load. Have all paperwork showing the lots you purchased. Paid printed receipt required for loading.

Loading begins Thurs., Oct. 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Fri. & Sat. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sun., 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Mon. – Sat. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm & Sun. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.   All plant material must be picked up by Oct. 31 @ 4:00 pm.  All remaining items will be considered abandoned.  Loading will be provided.

Delivery  is available by NBN. Our staff can quote a delivery price for your auction items


This year, installation by North Branch Nursery will be available for an additional cost. Items purchased at auction and installed by North Branch Nursery will not carry a warranty.

Terms: Visa or M/C. 18% Buyers Premium added to determine the final sales price.  Sales Tax will be collected. Not responsible for lost or missing items, there will be NO warranty on items purchased at auction.  NO REFUNDS.

Register to Bid Here

North Branch Nursery is not responsible for lost or missing items.

There is no warranty on items purchased at the auction.


How Much Water?

Watering is a common questions asked, and is difficult to answer. Every landscape is different, it depends on your soil type, what plants you have, and also how much rain we get. Click on the link below for instructions on how often and for how long you should water your new plant material.

» Watering Instructions