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Hours:    Monday - Saturday - 7 am to 5 pm  
- 9 am to 4 pm
  Closed on all major holidays

Book signing - Fleurs du Jour April 26 - 10 til noon.

Get your Encinitas Garden Tour Tickets here - on sale until April 26.



We are at the corner of
Encinitas Blvd. and
Quail Gardens Dr.
in Encinitas, CA.

Near the San Diego Botanical Garden.

Surprise your dear ones with beautiful plants from Sunshine Gardens. Can't make up your mind? Gift certificates are always appreciated!

Garden projects for April

Spring annuals to plant today

Keep fertilizing your trees, shrubs, and flowering plants. We have fertilizers, soil amendments, mulch, potting soil, everything you need for a perfect spring garden.

New!! Emerald Triangle Potting Soil. Amazing stuff - try some - your plants will thank you

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help with all your gardening needs. From left to right: Kirk Patten, Travis Martin, Carson Martin, Melody Ross, Jordon Fruman, Howard Vieweg, Chris Klein, Cathy Delessio, Kristy Olson. Not shown: Ron Martin, Gary Ross, Amber Self

Check out our selection of veggies, herbs, annuals.
  Veggies and Herbs    Spring Color   Succulents

We have a wide selection of vegetables and herbs, and 40 kinds of tomatoes. Plant some today. We also have Ghost Peppers - the world's hottest.



Marigolds, petunias, snapdragons, geraniums and much more to brighten your outlook and your garden. 


   The "succulent corral" features demonstration plantings and a large variety of easy to grow, drought tolerant succulents. Get some today. 

  Pottery    Pets   Seeds


Got pots? Check out our new pottery area. Your container garden will thank you. New designs, great colors.


We don't sell them - they're here for your enjoyment. Chickens, songbirds, and pygmy goats. Desert tortoises are here, too.


April is the perfect month to start early summer flowers and vegetables. Click here for the list of seeds to plant this month. 

There's more to enjoy while you're at Sunshine Gardens

Custom Handcrafted
Garden Structures
Twigs by Teri Betty's Pie Whole Sustainable+
Functional Art


Arbors, aviaries, bridges, herb/veggie boxes, potting benches, tree houses.

Call Chris. 760-978-9960

Twigs by Teri, sophisticated florals is in the red-roof gazebo, just off the parking lot. Unique, American-made gifts, fresh flowers, birdhouses and more. Delivery available.

Betty's Pie Whole. Stop by and check out
the savory and sweet pies.

Functional and eco-conscious art featuring surfboards and more.

My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece. ~Claude Monet
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