It might be known for its tech scene, but San Francisco is so much more than just start-ups and tech bros. This city’s got more views than a viral Youtube video and more green than a Saint Patrick’s Day parade in Ireland.
San Francisco’s vegetation can be found all over the city in the form of gardens, boutiques, and even wallpaper, so whether you’re here for a hot sec or a hot decade there’s plenty of plant life to be seen. Hit up all our must-see spots below for a true taste of San Francisco’s green side, both indoors and out.
For a plant shop that’s literally the definition of hip, visit Plants and Friends in Hayes Valley. Small but mighty, this store has a diverse selection of plants and knowledgeable, helpful staff. Check out their unique plants and then supplement your trip with some nearby Salt and Straw.
This Bayview gem is a one-of-a-kind plant and garden shop that’s part sanctuary and part design center. With its creative environment and tranquil ambiance, Flora Grubb will leave you nothing short of inspired, and thanks to the Ritual Coffee located in the store, you’ll leave happily caffeinated too.
When you’re ready for some eats, head over to Leo’s Oyster Bar for the ultimate combo of seafood, drinks, and Instagrammable wallpaper. This dreamy spot will take you back to the 1950’s with it’s classy vibes, so come prepared with your best Marlon Brando and Grace Kelly impressions.
The Museum of Modern Art is an absolute must-see in San Francisco, and it’s living wall is the crown jewel. Honestly, its the best wall in the city. Spend a few hours checking it out for yourself, and maybe take a quick look at the art too.
If you feel like you’re ready for the big leagues, head over to the SF Flower Mart. With over 50 vendors, this plant mecca has some of the best plant prices and selection in the city. Expect to leave with several quality plants in tow. We always do!
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