The Nursery

The Nursery is open year round!

Located in the courtyard at the Garden, the Nursery at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is open to members and the public.

Visit the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Nursery and choose from the largest selection of California native plants on the central coast. With hundreds of varieties available, there is something for everyone. 

Our knowledgeable staff members are available to answer your questions and help you handpick the right California native plants for your garden. Open year-round, the Nursery is always changing so stop by and browse our selection often to see what’s new.  

The Nursery is open during regular business hours, closing 30 minutes before gates come down. (10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Remember, all members are eligible for a 10% discount – every visit. Not a member yet? Join now for this and other garden perks. 

Interested only in shopping? 

The Nursery is located at 1212 Mission Canyon Road, just inside the Garden. If you’re interested only in shopping with us, please check-in at the front kiosk where you’ll be given a shopper pass.  


COVID-19 Updates

According to state guidelines, face masks are no longer required for our fully vaccinated visitors. However, we do ask that all visitors wear masks when indoors.

To ensure you beat the crowds, the best times to shop are weekdays and during member hour (members only).