The Garden Shops

Hours: 10 am – 4 pm
Open 7 days a week
(Closed on Christmas Day)

760/ 436-3036 x208
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When is gift shopping fun, inspiring, and charitable?

A. When you find unique and inspiring gifts?
B. When you find the perfect gift at a great price?
C. When the proceeds of your purchases benefit a great cause?

The answer is D. ALL OF THE ABOVE when you are shopping at San Diego Botanic Garden’s Garden Shops!

Be sure to stop by our Garden Shops on your next visit. Check out the great selection of California native plants and other ornamental plants you won’t find anywhere else. Don’t miss the unique decor, apparel and gardening items, all designed to inspire and foster a deeper connection with nature. All proceeds from the Garden Shops’ sales go directly to support the Garden’s ongoing education and conservation programs.

Gift Shop

Our gift shop merchandise reflects our beautiful botanic setting. Some items you can find in our gift shop include:

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  • Home and garden décor
  • Jewelry and art (prominently featuring the
    work of local artists)
  • Cork handbags and fashion accessories
  • Hand-crafted bird houses
  • Fun and educational games, toys and books
    for children
  • Books of interest to plant lovers, home gardeners, horticulturalists and birders
  • Handmade note cards
  • Bamboo poles and walking sticks
  • Collectabells
  • Clothing, caps, mugs and more to remember your visit to the Garden

Plant Shop

Many of the plants in the Garden’s Plant Shop are propagated by volunteers or purchased from local specialty growers. Our inventory is constantly changing and often includes ornamental plants for the home and garden including:

  • California native plants
  • Cork oaks
  • Dragon trees
  • Topiaries
  • Container gardens
  • Succulents
  • Succulent wreaths hand-made by Garden volunteers