Self-Guided Nursery, Yard & Floral Tour
What a great way to spend a day in Carpinteria.
Driving north on Carpinteria Avenue, go left on Elm Avenue where you’ll find Carpinteria Landscape Nursery. After enjoying their peaceful surroundings, continue on to 4620 Carpinteria Avenue to Eye of theDay where you’ll find a vast selection of pottery, fountains and statuaries. Continue on Carpinteria Avenue turning right at Santa Ynez, crossing over Hwy 101. Turn left on Via Real stopping at 3680, home of Padaro Floral where you’ll find beautiful flower arrangements and cut flowers. Just across the way at 3700 Via Real visit Seaside Gardens.
Experience an “around the world” tour through four acres of extensive gardens. A little further north at 3450 Via Real you will find Gallup & Stribling’s “America’s Largest Orchid Farm” and breathtaking visitor Center. Continue north about ¼ mile making a right turn on Nidever Road heading towards the mountains. About 50 yards past the Foothill Road intersection is the entrance to Island View Nursery, a gardener’s paradise. You’re invited to bring your lunch, relax and make an afternoon of your visit.