We are currently accepting applications for bedding buyer position.

Please download the PDF application

or pick up a copy at the nursery.

Roses and citrus have arrived! We have some patio tree roses, David Austin roses, floribunda, grandiflora and hybrid tea roses. All of our citrus are varieties selected to perform well in our local climate.

Summer bulbs and tubers are ready to plant! We have potato and onion starts, dahlias and other ornamental flowers.

We have new succulents and cactus in a wide range of sizes up to 15 gallon specimens.

Bryan, Mark and Edgar receive a delivery of Pincushion Plants from a local grower. We will have shipments of unusual and interesting plants starting the first week of March and continuing through November. 






















A fresh


of quality

house plants.


We have a nice selection of small to medium sized glazed ceramic and terra cotta pots.

Our new expanded shade area.

We have a fresh, extensive selection of azaleas, camellias, and rhododendrons.

Many of our plants are from Santa Cruz County growers. 



gallon Rhododendron are budded and ready to burst into bloom!


Now is the time for Pieris!

These handsome evergreen shrubs will  brighten up your shade garden.

Far West Nursery carries a wide variety of less toxic solutions to pests, diseases and general plant needs. Let us show you how to keep your plants healthy and your garden safer for bees, butterflies, pets and people. 



Bougainvilleas and Hibiscus are ready for spring!





We are a local, family-owned business, operating in Live Oak since 1973.  Far West Nursery and Garden Center propagates and grows many popular landscape plants.  In addition, we purchase plants from the best, most progressive growers in the area.  They are on the cutting edge of horticulture and excel in providing quality and variety, as well as introducing newly-developed plant selections and reviving forgotten favories for the landscape.


By supporting Far West Nursery, your are also contributing to the success of many local growers.


Please consider us as your local resource for quick and easy color for the garden, whether in containers on the patio or beds and borders in the landscape. We have many plants that grow quickly with colorful blooms and work well in most areas of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. Our experienced staff will enjoy helping you select the right plant for the right spot.