I’ve been curious about this place ever since I saw this post that Maggie over at 22 Butterfly did on this one of the kind nursery in the city then again it was featured in the March issue in Domino magazine. I told myself that I have to pay a visit soon. I am glad I finally did or I would have missed out a gem!
The gift shop~
Love this! Hanging vases displayed in a cage~
They have their own line of tees too!
I invited a friend to come with me because I was worry that I may get lost while driving there since I found that this urban garden/oasis nestles in the industrial part of the city, which I’m not familiar with at all. We made it there uneventfully and found that it was indeed easy to get to.
The Flora Grubb Gardens is filled with beautiful things. You can easily be lost in the beauty of this garden. I was fascinated by the great selection of flowering plants, pots and planters from Japan and local artists, nature-inspired housewares and jewelry, the gardening book collection, stylish gardening hats/gloves, colorful soil buckets, lovely French country inspired outdoor furniture, antiques and interior accessories – this place is not your regular nursery!
Decorating & interior accessories
Beautiful outdoor furniture
A junky old car in the corner with bountiful gardens emerging from under the hood, the front seat, and the trunk.
They have a small café inside the gift shop. I heard from others that they served some fantastic coffee but unfortunately, I had coffee on my way there so I had to wait to order myself some on my next visit. I was told by the staff at the garden that customers can sit in at the bar or take their coffee or tea out to the garden. Meaning that you can wander through the shady green leaves of Flora Grubb with coffee/tea in hand and if you get tire from wandering, they have seating and tables scattered throughout the garden where you can just sit and rest.
Don’t say I didn’t warn you, this nursery is such a beautiful, unique place that it will loop you back again and again! I am already planning my next visit =)
Flora Grubb Gardens
1634 Jerrold Ave San Francisco, CA
Monday - Saturday 8:00 - 6:00
Sunday 10- 6
The press loves this place too!
My friend and I also visited the Alamo Square after we departed the nursery. Too bad I didn't have good pictures of the Victorian homes but I did manage to capture some nice blooms^^
Meet my friend and photography buddy – David =]