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Address: 3700 Via Real, Carpinteria, CA
Phone Number: 805.684.6001
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The BEST place for drought tolerant plants

This is my go-to place for healthy, interesting AND drought tolerant plants. The people who work there (shout out to Jose, Alex, Josephina, and Chris!) are truly knowledgable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Los Olivos, California
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Los Olivos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is my go-to place for healthy, interesting AND drought tolerant plants. The people who work there (shout out to Jose, Alex, Josephina, and Chris!) are truly knowledgable, super patient and just great. They offer a discount to Lotusland members, too! It's a beautiful place just to walk the gardens which they have planted in a world-regional-plant-specific way. You will... More 

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Carpinteria, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Go for a walk through their small botanic garden, which is organized by regions of the world. Very well done, quite peaceful. Then in their nursery, they usually sell what you are seeing in the garden.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It's not often that a commercial venture rates being called an attraction on Trip Advisor. This is more than a nursery. It's more of an adventure into a secret garden. Good prices too.

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Oxnard, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stopped by to identify a succulent we had found. The woman (English) who worked there was extremely nice and took the time to answer our questions even when they even seemed dumb to us. They had a very large selection of planters that were priced right compared to our local big box garden shops. The real attraction IMO was... More 

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Carpinteria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Huge selection of plants and trees. Make sure you check out the designed gardens, which show off the plants in professionally planted sections organized by region of origin. It's a great place to visit even if you're not planning to plant. It's difficult not to find something that compels you to hit the garden. Friendly and knowledgeable staff rounds out... More 

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Carpinteria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a wonder-filled nursery. They have planted areas so you can stroll and see what that little one gallon pot will grow into. There is a lotus pond that I want, a whole lot. There are fruit trees, shade specialties, succulents galore, garden accessories, Italian seed, and knowledgeable, helpful staff.

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Fremont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

you need to check this out if you're into gardens and working in the yard. It offers a plethora of plants and landscape ideas......you'll be pleasantly surprised at this find.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

If you are visiting Carpinteria, plan time to visit this brilliant garden and nursery! The staff are amazing and the garden is incredible...walking through the paths takes you to multiple other beautiful worlds!

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This is a really nice garden, divided into Australian, Succulent, Native Plants, and more areas. The Lotus flowers alone were worth the stop. Technically this is a nursery with a focus on plants sales, but there's no pressure or sales pitch. We were greeted and left alone to wander through the planted gardens with our cameras. The gardens had several... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We never would've know about this place if we hadn't search the area hard for things to do while visiting nearby Santa Barbara. It does look like it's all nursery when you come up on it from Via Real..but, walk inside to the Botanical Garden area and it's postcard perfect...how creative and beautiful each area is..all geographically done..Australian, Mediterranean, African,... More 

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Address: Address: 3700 Via Real, Carpinteria, CA
Phone Number: 805.684.6001
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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