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sign.jpgAnderson's La Costa is not your ordinary nursery visit - it is a truly unique garden experience. Browse more than 3000 kinds of plants including annuals, perennials, fruits and vegetables, trees, shrubs, orchids, cactus and succulents, houseplants, and water plants.
 
If you are looking for a garden center with a casual yet beautiful atmosphere and knowledgeable staff come and visit us - we're one of Southern California's most diverse nurseries. Browse through the color areas and enjoy the fragrance and vibrant colors on display. Visit our 2500 sq. ft. greenhouse with its vast selection of orchids, bromeliads, ferns, specimen indoor plants and unique & rare indoor selections. 
 

Enjoy the mood created by one of the largest selections of operating fountains in Southern California or consider having one of our horticulture specialists provide onsite consulting services to address even the most challenging design requirements.

Besides plants Anderson's La Costa Nursery carries a large selection of fertilizers, soils, mulching products, compost, soil amendments and other garden dry goods. We also have the most extensive selection of pottery and containers, statuary and unique fountains in Southern California. 

If you find more than fits into your car, no problem - we deliver!

staff.jpgIn business at the same location for over 50 years Anderson's La Costa Nursery continues to enjoy its reputation as San Diego North County's most unique garden experience. Our selection, quality, and knowledgeable staff of trained nursery professionals make Anderson's truly a cut above the rest.

It is through the efforts of the dedicated nursery professionals at Anderson's La Costa that we can create a unique, enjoyable and educational visit to our grounds. We welcome your questions - you can get advice from some of the top horticulture specialists in Southern California in a relaxed, unhurried setting. 

 

Plant Care Reminders

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Beautyberry Monthly Plant Care
Shrubs Julie Bawden-Davis

Callicarpa spp. (Beautyberry) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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Camellia Monthly Plant Care
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Daylily - Lemon (Hemerocallis…

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Lemon Daylily Plant Care
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Gardening Articles

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Snails & Slugs
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Plant Recommendations

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Ghost Plant - A Work Horse In My…

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Unique Ivies - Southern California

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Lime Monthly Plany Care

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Blackberry Monthly Plant Care

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