Native Plant Gardening Resources

Nurseries, Seed Suppliers, Plant Sales, and Botanic Gardens

NOTE: Always check in advance for hours of operation.
Berkeley Horticultural Nursery
1310 McGee Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 526-4704
Stock includes California natives among other types of plants. Encourages sustainable, organic gardening.

California Flora Nursery
P.O. Box 3
Somers and D Sts.
Fulton, CA 95439
(707) 528-8813
Nursery plants; most are California natives.

California Native Plant Society
All Bay Area chapters hold annual native plant sales.

Marin website
Marin County.

Santa Clara Valley website
Central and southern San Francisco Peninsula and South Bay area.

Yerba Buena website
City of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County.

Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery
P.O. Box 270
Moss Landing, CA 95039
Wholesale and retail native plants and seeds for restoration and landscaping.

Freshwater Farms, Inc.
5851 Myrtle Ave.
Eureka, CA 95503
(800) 200-8969
California wetland and riparian native plants and seed.

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 947-1678
Non-profit educational garden with a native plant demonstration garden.

Green Jeans
690 Redwood Highway
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 389-8333
Organically grown nursery plants, inlcuding some California natives. Full line of organic soil amendments and fertilizers.

Larner Seeds
P.O. Box 407
Bolinas, CA 94924
(415) 868-9407
Mail order seeds. Also, nursery plants, especially coastal natives. Demonstration garden.

Las Baulines Nursery
150 Olema Bolinas Rd.
Bolinas, CA 94924-9778
Some natives, coastal plants (specializes in coastal plants).

Magic Gardens
729 Heinz Ave
Berkeley, CA
(510) 528-5587
Specializes in organically grown plants that thrive in Bay Area climates

Mostly Natives Nursery
P.O. Box 258
27235 Hwy. 1
Tomales, CA 94971
(707) 878-2009
Nursery plants, especially coastal natives.

Native Here Nursery
101 Golf Course Dr.
Tilden Regional Park
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 549-0211
Nursery plants native to the East Bay.

Native Revival Nursery
2600 Mar Vista Dr.
Aptos, CA 95003-3615
(831) 684-1811
Dedicated to flora and fauna of the Bay Area. Has new 3.5-acre site.
North Coast Native Nursery

O’Donnell’s Fairfax Nursery
1700 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Fairfax, CA 94930
(415) 453-0372
Organic and native plants.

Rana Creek Nursery
35351 E. Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
(831) 659-3820
Native grass seed and nursery sales, emphasizing habitat restoration.

Regional Parks Botanic Garden
Wildcat Canyon Rd. at South Park Dr.
Tilden Park
Berkeley, CA 94708
(510) 841-8732
Ten-acre California native plant garden. Nursery plants April through December; large, annual plant sale in April.

Saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation
15185 Murphy Ave.
San Martin, CA 95046
(408) 779-3303
Nursery plants; most are California natives.

P.O. Box 96
Freedom, CA 95019
Mail order seed of annuals and perennials, including many California natives.

Sloat Garden Center
828 Diablo Rd.
Danville, CA 94526-2734
(925) 743-0288
Regional chain, displays native wildflower beds in spring.

Strybing Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Ninth Avenue at Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park, S.F.
Garden includes large California native section. Plant sales throughout the year; some include California natives.

U.C. Berkeley Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Dr., Berkeley
(510) 643-2755
Garden includes large California native section. Sales at various times of year; most include some natives.

Wayward Gardens
1296 Tilton Rd.
Sebastopol, CA 95472
(707) 829-8225
Nursery plants. Specializes in “flora for fauna.”

Yerba Buena Nursery
19500 Skyline Blvd.
Woodside, CA 94062
(650) 851-1668
Nursery plants; most are California natives. Demonstration garden.