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Visit us at:

115 Quail Gardens Dr.
in Encinitas, CA.

Near the San Diego Botanical Garden.

760.436.3244   Fax: 760.436.8612     Email:
Hours:    Monday - Saturday - 7 am to 5 pm  
- 9 am to 4 pm
  Closed on all major holidays.



Come on down for Labor Day Weekend Fun and a Super Plant Sale

  • 20% off citrus, avocados, stone fruits

  • 20% off plumerias, palms and giant bird of paradise

  • 50% off pygmy date palms.

Sale ends at closing time on September 1

  • Fun for the whole family - see the goats, hens, finches and tortoise

  • Also - special jalapeno jellies on sale and olive oil tastings.

  • Karen England will demonstrate easy ways to enjoy your garden bounty

  • Cactus, succulents, and pottery 20% off all month.

  • Meet our new vendor, Amy of Organic Hammer whose store is
     opening at Sunshine Gardens this fall.


Sunshine Gardens gift certificates make thoughtful gifts for your
favorite gardeners.

Garden projects for August

Summer annuals to plant today

While you're here, remember to buy our special soil mixes, fertilizer, pruning shears, garden gloves and more.

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



  Summer Annuals    Vegetables

Mandevillas (we have them in red, white, pink) love summer heat, full sun, and bloom almost all year.


Color your world with our wide variety of summer annuals. Cosmos, petunias, zinnias, marigolds and much more.


Keep your summer garden going - we have a great selection of veggies and herbs that love the sun and heat.

  Pottery    Succulents   Seeds


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


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


There's still time to start summer flowers and vegetables. Click here for the list of seeds to plant this month. 



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, Kristy Olson. Not shown: Ron Martin, Gary Ross, Amber Self.



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. Sign up for fall classes. Chair massages on Labor Day weekend.

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

Functional and eco-conscious art featuring surfboards and more.

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust  
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