A Smart Garden

      more than just a pretty space

NEW!  Gardening Comic Book

Adventures in Seed Saving #1: Squash by Quin Shakra & Goda Trakumaite

Now available at the nursery and in our Web Store, this delightful comic book comes to us from local organic seed purveyor Quin Shakra with illustrations by Goda Trakumaite.  Great reference tool for gardeners new to growing and seed-saving and especially fun for kids! 

Click here to purchase one today!


Recovering from the Thomas Fire, together.

Gardens have the power to create a refuge just outside your door, a healing space to relax or gather or play.  Together, we can create your dream escape, whether its a quiet, contemplative space or a riot of color.  To assist in Ventura's recovery efforts, A Smart Garden is offering free consultations and discounted materials to residents affected by the Thomas Fire. 

With decades of experience in horticulture including landscape design, installation and maintenance, A Smart Garden staff is trained and ready to assist you in your rebuilding efforts.  To schedule your initial consultation, please call 805.667.8585 or click here to contact us.





Saturday, August 28
10:30am - 12:00pm
Guest Instructor:  Laura Bauer
 Join local landscape designer Laura Bauer of Bauer Fine Gardening for a discussion on irresistible Scented Geranium (Pelargonium) varieties, their many uses and how to grow them.  There will be plenty on hand to purchase after class!   Enjoy light refreshments and shopping discounts too!  To RSVP, please call 805.667.8585 or  click here