Bookstore & Plant Shop

Shop official Gardens of Golden Gate Park merchandise. discover books for children and adults alike on gardening, birds, hiking and more, and peruse a wide selection of plants daily.

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Open Daily

10:00am – 4:00pm
Located near the Main Gate of San Francisco Botanical Garden and in the West Gallery of the Conservatory of Flowers.

Plant Sales

Aided by enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers, amateur and professional gardeners alike will find premium plants and delight in finding a few rare and unusual gems along the way!

Upcoming Plant Sales:

January 14-15 – Magnolia and Friends
February 11-12 – Plants for Shade
March 11-12 – Houseplants
April 8-9 – Cacti and Succulents
May 13-14 – Pollinator Plants
June 10-11 – Herbs and Medicinal plants
July 8-9 – Rock Garden and Container Plants
August 12-13 – Epiphytes
Rescheduled to September 23-24 – California Natives
October 14-15 – Dry Garden
November 11-12 – Ferns
December 9-10 – End of Season Sale

Plant Sale FAQs

Plant Sales at San Francisco Botanical Garden are free for everyone to attend. The Plant Shop and Bookstore are located near the Main Gate of the Botanical Garden.

The Conservatory of Flower’s Plant Shop is located inside the glasshouse in the West Gallery, so admission will be required.

Absolutely! ​Gardens of Golden Gate Park members get 10% off at all plant sales. The member discount also applies to all purchases at both the Conservatory’s and Botanical Garden’s Plant Shops and Bookstore.

See our Membership page for more info on membership benefits.

A wide range of our best plants are available at each plant sale, focused around a seasonal featured theme but not limited to the seasonal feature—all plant types are well represented at each sale.

Sign up here for our monthly e-newsletter, Leaflet, for a reminder before each sale, and follow @gardensofgoldengatepark on Instagram, Facebook, and X, for additional plant sale information. For specific questions please contact Nursery Assistant Diane Glaub at

Limited free street parking is available in Golden Gate Park– please note time limit restrictions and car-free JFK Promenade. There are bicycle racks located at both entrances to the Botanical Garden and near the Conservatory’s East and West ends. Additional paid parking and bicycle racks are located in the Music Concourse Garage. During all plant sales, a temporary loading zone is available outside the Botanical Garden’s Main Gate.

See our Getting Here page for more info on visiting the Gardens and where to park!