Shopping at The Nursery

The nursery is open year-round and offers an outstanding selection of California native plants, landscaping classics and fruit and veggie seedlings. Guests can shop by appointment or during one of our seasonal events.

Appointments are available year-round

Thursdays & Saturdays from 10am till 2pm

Scheduling an appointment is easy!

Email your name, desired date and time and the number in your party to

Be the first to get updates about events and what we have growing in the nursery by checking out our Plant Availability and signing up for our Newsletter.

Please note:

  • We are able to accept cash and check payment at this time and 100% of nursery revenue is invested back into the Horticulture Program
  • All donation drop offs must be done during a scheduled appointment
  • Customers will be required to maintain social distancing standards

Rules for your visit:

  1. If you plan to arrive on a non-public plant sale day, you must have an appointment prior to visiting the facility. Drop-in appointments are not permitted on non-public plant sale days.
  2. Do not talk to any inmate without previously receiving the instructor's permission and do not give any item to inmates at any time. This is intended for your safety and to ensure the safety and security of the facility.
  3. Furthermore, section 4570 of the penal code states: Any person, without the permission of jail staff, who communicates with any inmate or any person who brings any letter, writing, literature, reading matter, etc. to any inmate is guilty of a misdemeanor.
  4. The following clothing/attire is not permitted when visiting the North County Detention Facility or the Jail Industries Plant Nursery:
    • No sports team attire or gang insignias
    • No bare midriffs or low-cut tube, tank, or revealing tops