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.
A convenient spot to stock up on a semester's worth of school supplies, and maybe a few extra books just for pleasure. Usually housed in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union Building on the UC Berkeley campus, the store has been moved to Bancroft Way temporarily due to construction, and is expected to return to its home in fall 2015.
The store stocks both canoe and kayak supplies and also offers rentals.
The shop specializes in dog food, toys, and accessories — from biodegradable poop bags to lifts for dogs with mobility issues — and also carries a small selection of products for felines.
The store sells lots of beautiful things that you probably don't really need but will surely want to buy anyway, like fancy paperweights, vintage craft supplies, art books, and stationery.
Carries second-hand clothes, housewares, and furnishings.
Catering to the booming urban agriculture movement, City Girl Farmstore offers everything a city farmer might need: seeds, soil, feed, bee-keeping supplies, workshops, and even cute aprons.
The gallery hosts monthly, two-day estate auctions of items like fine art paintings and sculptures and decorative art and furniture.
Packed with (reasonably priced) used electronics, clothing, furniture, and household goods, the nonprofit also helps developmentally disabled adults in the East Bay.
This floral shop has a limited but exquisite selection of flowers and gifts (cards, jewelry, soaps) in the shabby-chic aesthetic.
Part art gallery, part art dealership, the Collector Art Shop pairs artists with consumers by presenting works that are arguably more accessible and affordable than in the world of fine art galleries. Art rotates every four to eight weeks.
This studio offers music lessons, a recording studio, rehearsal space, and video production services.
Showroom and store offering a variety of indoor and outdoor products — statues, planters, furniture, wall accents, and more — all made out of a special, sustainable patent-pending material.