1199 9th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94122


Phone: (415) 661-1316

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San Francisco Botanical Garden is a public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

Bookstore & Plant Arbor

Hours & contact

Open Daily 10:00am – 4:00pm 


Dennis Gutmann
Bookstore Manager
(415) 661-1316, ext 408
Bookstore direct ext. 409

What do we have?


We carry books on: garden design, herbs, local guides, trees & shrubs, ferns, bonsai, botanical art, container gardening, reference books, birds, annuals, walking/hiking, and much more!

Please contact the bookstore if you have any questions on the book selections we carry. 


We carry bookmarks, calendars, tote bags, sweatshirts, magnets, maps, notebooks, posters, cards, and many other garden-centric souvenirs that are perfect for gifts or for anyone who loves the Garden!


Peruse and purchase a wide selection of plants daily, with volunteers on hand to offer advice. 

Members get a 10% discount on all merchandise!

Current Favorites:

Erica spp.