Berkeley Indoor Garden has everything necessary to create and maintain a thriving indoor garden. It carries lighting equipment, ballasts, reflectors, lamps, hangers, a large stock of nutrients and supplements, trays, pumps, CO2 generators, fans, controllers, and books. Indoor Garden also has a smaller selection of products for outdoor growing, such as fertilizers, soils, gardening tools, and containers.
Berkeley's Secret Garden is a small shop that carries hydroponic systems, nutrients, supplements, and lighting systems. It has all the essential items needed to help you get the best yield possible from your indoor garden.
Looking to save on your water bill? Cactus Jungle sells a variety of low-water plants: cacti, summer-drought bamboo, low-water grasses, as well as California natives. Looking for a gift? Cactus Jungle also has terrariums, carnivorous plants, and birdhouses. All of its plants are grown using 100-percent natural and certified-organic fertilizers, ingredients, and soil mixes. It also offers installation services, garden design, consultation, and cactus pruning.
East Bay Nursery was established in 1926 and spans more than a large city block. Inside, one can find a diverse selection of succulents, fruit trees, grasses, perennials, Japanese maples, shade plants, shrub trees, and drought-resistant plants. It also offers organically grown veggies for the edible garden. In addition, it has essential accouterments like terracotta pots, soil amendments, fungicides, as well as a large selection of organic and chemical fertilizers.
This little shop — affiliated with Berkeley's ecology Center — offers environmentally and socially responsibly made tools, books, garden supplies, and various other products.
A home garden shop that specializes in indoor and outdoor furniture and decoration, books, baskets, and organic soap. It also sells essential gardening items like pottery and pruning scissors.
A Japanese import store featuring a wide variety of garden tools, bonsai supplies, hardware, kitchen materials, and more.
The aptly named Irrigation Equipment Company has been providing irrigation equipment and classes to the East Bay for more than forty years.
If you're looking for small tropical plants and flowers in tiny ornate baskets, look no further than Lee's. Like its name suggests, Lee's Florist and Nursery specializes in floral arrangements but also carries some soil-bound plants. Lee's does flowers for most holidays and special occasions: birthdays, weddings, births, funerals, etc. — and it delivers.
Part on-site landscaping business, part eclectic nursery, Magic Gardens has a healthy selection of common and exotic plants, a large selection of flowering plants and locals, and frequent classes and events. Their landscaping department provides full-service design, and custom stonework and masonry.
Nursery featuring a wide variety of native perennials, ferns, grasses, vines, shrubs, bulbs, and trees.
As a hardware store, Orchard Supply has a good selection of the gear a gardener or landscaper needs to make gardens flourish. It carries sprayers, tools, spreaders, carts, weed eaters, lawn mowers, and fertilizers. However, its selection of plants is more limited than most large outdoor nurseries. It does carry flowers, vegetables, and bare root plants seasonally.
Yabusaki's is a small, family-owned nursery that specializes in bonsai trees. It has a good selection of bonsais as well as tools, soils, pots, and wire to help the budding or seasoned bonsai artist get started. However, its selection doesn't stop with bonsais. It also has a small array of indoor plants, perennials, annuals, edibles, containers, and small- to medium-sized trees.