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"Just inside the Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park sits this tiny trove of inspiration for lovers of the natural world. There are references for botanists and gardeners, field guides and children's books tucked in a corner. If you're a lover of books and plants, it's a candy store."
Shop small at the Garden Bookstore for holiday gifts, with the added bonus of knowing that all proceeds benefit the Garden. Plan ahead with a beautiful Cavallini 2017 calendar, or check out our cast iron garden bells, paperweights and ceramic bud vases imported from Japan. And, of course, we offer a wide range of garden books for the beginner to the avid gardener, and more much.
The Cloud Forest: a Chronicle of the South American Wilderness
Peter Matthiessen crisscrossed 10,000 miles of the South American wilderness, from the Amazon rain forests to Machu Picchu, high in the Andes, down to Tierra del Fuego and back. This book is an incisive, wry report of his expedition into this vast world to the south.
New San Francisco Botanical Garden Cap
Check out the new simple, yet elegant Garden cap in the Bookstore. Adjustable.
Grow Giants Sweatshirt
Show your support for the San Francisco Giants and the Garden. The hoodie has been a big "hit" with nature-loving baseball fans. All proceeds benefit the garden. Made of 50% cotton / 50% polyester and are available in S/M/L/XL.
Grow Warriors Hoodie
Show your support for the World Champs and the Garden with this fun hoodie inspired by Dub Nation and the beautiful Berkheya purpurea "Zulu Warrior" from the Garden's South Africa collection. All proceeds benefit the garden. Made of 50% cotton/50% polyester, these popular hoodies come in S/M/L/XL.
Posters: 17" x 22"