Native Here Nursery is a project of the California Native Plant Society. It's a public facility operated for the East Bay Regional Park District. The goal of Native Here is to propagate stands of native plants throughout the East Bay. Its selection of plants and seeds vary according to what volunteers have brought in. So, if you're looking for a specific plant, it might be a good idea to call before you visit.
Ploughshares is a retail and wholesale nursery specializing in locally grown California native, drought-tolerant, and edible plants. It carries organic mulch, soil, soil containers, seeds, and herbs. Its trees come in standard and dwarf sizes, including hard-to-find varieties. Ploughshares is a nonprofit business venture of the Alameda Point Collaborative and the supportive housing community. It occasionally hosts educational workshops, too.
This family-owned business specializes in landscaping materials, including gravel, sand, rocks, bark, mulch, and more, with an emphasis on locally sourced materials.
Primarily a florist, Adachi has a wide selection of blooming plants, balloons, European basket gardens, orchids, and fountains, and offers same-day delivery of floral arrangements for everything from births to weddings.
The design supply company stocks everything from blended soils for rooftop gardens to select stone for building restoration.
Having a difficult time finding a specific plant? Maybe a Dahlia coccinea or a Ranunclulus californicus? Check out Annie's. They specialize in rare annuals, perennials, and California native wildflowers, and also provide delivery and interstate shipping.
Specializes in handmade cast concrete products, including fountains, benches, bird baths, and statues.
Berkeley Horticultural is a medium-size, family-owned retail nursery that provides a large selection of plants with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. It has departments specifically for California natives, Mediterranean plants, roses, tropical plants, cacti, and bulbs. It also has a smaller selection of Japanese maples and citruses, as well as gardening supplies, fertilizers, and tools. Berkeley Horticultural Nursery also frequently hosts free classes. It will deliver locally but does not do mail-order.
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.
While Broadway Terrace specializes in orchids and flower arrangements customized by its staff, it also sells succulents, Bromeliads, houseplants, annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, and vegetables. It also carries soils, soil amendments, and pots, but the selection is somewhat limited.
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.
Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery is strictly wholesale. But if you're a professional in the plant trade or landscaping business, Devil Mountain has a sprawling twenty acres of inventory that ranges from cacti to trees. Devil Mountain delivers to ten counties, but if you would like to pick up your purchase it's conveniently located near the I-580/680 Interchange.
The Dry Garden specializes in rare and unusual plants. But it also carries cacti, succulents, Mediterranean plants, bamboo, and drought-tolerant plants. The Dry Garden's large selection of unique plants makes it a good destination for those who want to create a garden with bohemian flavor.
Garden supply store specializing in hydroponics.