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The San Francisco Source for Native Plants!  We focus on rare and endemic Bay Area natives, but also carry choice native species from across the state of California -- a selection of distinctive and little-known wild plants for the urban landsca... more
Beautiful Orchids was founded in 1999 with a mission to educate those who are unfamiliar with the world of orchids, and to offer superior customer service and, above all, quality potted and freshly cut orchids from all over the world. While most orch... more
"Columbine Design, in North Beach for 14 years, is a great place to order custom arrangements and pick up beautiful flowers and plants. Come meet Jack, our white boxer, and check out our large selection of natural history specimens and handmade Victo... more
A cute little shop filled with plants, items for the home and pieces of jewelry.   Hours vary.  Call ahead if you're driving. more
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You'll be inspired as you wander the meandering paths, surrounded by organic vegetable starters, California native grasses, and a collection of cactus, interspersed with Moroccan mosaic tables, Vietnamese pottery, and hand-forged iron trellises.&nbsp... more
Black thumb? Do you kill parsley on your plate? Try the Floorcraft Garden Center at the foot of Bernal Heights (Courtland & Bayshore). Offshoot of a home improvement store on the block, a big laughing Buddha greets you at the gate. Little red wag... more
Garden for the Environment maintains a nationally acclaimed one-acre urban demonstration garden and offers environmental education programs about organic gardening, urban compost systems and sustainable food systems. Since its founding in 1990,... more
Hortica on Castro is a longstanding neighborhood spot. Serving the serious urban gardener with a yard, patio or pots, it's all business. A double storefront between 18th and 19th is filled with terracotta pots and tools leading to a big double backya... more
Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve is an ecological oasis in the heart of San Francisco. UCSF owns and manages 61 acres of Mount Sutro and San Francisco Recreation & Parks manages 20 acres on the east side as the open space reaches Stanyan Street. Mount... more
This year the Presidio Nursery is growing over 125,000 native plants for restoration projects such as Inspiration Point, Crissy Field, Dragonfly Creek, and Baker Beach, among others. Volunteers are truly the driving force of our nursery, and their su... more
A hidden gem of San Francisco, the Presidio Nursery is located in the heart of our Golden Gate National Parks, where picturesque views of the Bay, the California Coast, and the Golden Gate Bridge will inspire you to help us preserve our natural world... more
Founded in 2011, Roots is an indoor plant boutique in the Mission District. We boast a wide assortment of indoor trees, flowering and green plants, terrariums, succulent arrangements and vertical wall planters. more
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An exhibition hall that serves as host to many of the top natural life shows and festivals that come to San Francisco. The San Francisco County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers) is a flexible space that can be molded to fit a variety of event types. more
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For the best in urban gardening, our Marina neighborhood gardening boutique is a gorgeous gem. Stop by for a wide selection of fresh plants, high-quality garden tools, soils, custom planters, pottery and expert garden advice.  more
The Sloat Garden Center is definitely the Sequoia of local nurseries. The home base, across from the zoo is about the biggest in the city, coupled with an extensive website and more links than dandelions. You gotta love little factoids like: "Dahlia... more
The Sloat Garden Center is definitely the Sequoia of local nurseries. The home base, across from the zoo is about the biggest in the city, coupled with an extensive website and more links than dandelions. You gotta love little factoids like: "Dahlia... more
The mission of the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is to create a community to actively support the Garden with fundraising, promotion and advocacy, and to provide outstanding botanical, horticultural and environmental education opportunities... more
The mission of the Garden Conservancy is to save and share outstanding American gardens for the education and inspiration of the public. In partnership with garden owners, gardeners, communities, horticulturists, garden designers, and historians, we... more
Alta Tingle opened The Gardener in 1984 in a small storefront in Berkeley. In 1987, The Gardener moved across the street to its present location, into a space more than triple the size of the original store. A second store opened in Healdsburg in 199... more
Life's a garden. Dig it! more
We believe good design starts with plants. Our mission is to create a thriving natural environment in your office, home, or retail space.  With our years of plant service expertise, we thoughtfully select plants that will make a statement about... more
This simple idea was the seed for what would become The Sill: a modern plant destination for the modern plant lover.  Plants make us happier, healthier, more efficient and boost our creativity. They even clean the air we breathe. But all our mo... more
Utsuwa Floral Design is a full-service bonsai, flower and plant shop in the Polk Gulch neighborhood of San Francisco, specializing in bonsai, air plants, terrariums and succulents. We feature a large selection of ready-made flower arrangements and... more