Julie's Gems: The Best Nurseries on the Peninsula

Spend Springtime in the Best Nurseries on the Peninsula

The San Francisco Peninsula boasts some of the most vibrant, diverse, and lush nurseries in the Bay Area.
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The San Francisco Bay Area is beloved for its vibrant and lush nurseries. Gardens on the Peninsula boast a diverse array of flower, plant, and tree species that thrive in California’s ideal climate.

The nurseries mentioned below all have fantastic vegetation, garden supplies, and merchandise. Read on to discover why the peninsula has the best nurseries in the bay area.

Half Moon Bay Nursery

Half Moon Bay Nursery is one of the largest gardens in the Bay Area. This family-owned and operated nursery has a variety of annual, bedding, perennial, and specialty plants throughout its three-acre property. Plant lovers will enjoy shopping for succulents, bamboo, and citrus at this terrific nursery.
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Bongard’s Treescape Nursery 

Bongard’s Treescape Nursery focuses on cultivating mature trees and shrubs for landscaping. This vast and peaceful tree farm has everything from potted trees and shrubs to high-quality gardening supplies. So if you’re looking to create a gorgeous landscape in your yard, Bongard’s is the spot to go.

Yerba Buena Nursery

Yerba Buena Nursery solely grows California Native Plants, like the blue agave and wild lilac. The nursery’s ample selection of Natives is great for a beautiful home garden design. Yerba Buena also offers merchandise including garden tools, decor, and books.
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Ouroboros Farms

Ouroboros Farms grows aquaponic produce that you can pick out and take home. The nutrients for the farm’s crops come from an impressive 30,000-gallon fish tub. Ouroboros is one of the biggest aquaponic farms in the nation and has partnered with many local restaurants to supply fresh produce.
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Eplantworld is a beloved orchid retailer on the Peninsula. This farm has a vibrant selection of orchids in all colors of the rainbow. Plus, these flowers often have a sweet smell.

Repetto Nursery

Repetto Nursery is the destination for cut flowers on the Peninsula. Choose a handpicked bouquet or have a custom one created courtesy of the lovely florist. Repetto also sells seasonal items, like pumpkins and Christmas trees.

Ladera Garden and Gifts

One of San Francisco’s most delightful garden and home destinations is Ladera Garden and Gifts. Run by a husband and wife team, this nursery has stunning flowers and plants. Ladera sells home goods as well, such as art, glassware, and candles.
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Golden Nursery

Another Bay Area favorite is Golden Nursery. This garden has thousands of plants and trees, including perennials, rare shrubs, Japanese maples, and succulents. Golden Nursery grows various herbs and vegetables as well.
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