Jen Long and Beth LaDove of Garden Tribe (gardentribe.com)—a new online hub for expert classes—share their circle of friends.
POLLINATE FARM & GARDEN, OAKLAND
Turn your backyard into an organic farm. 2727 Fruitvale Ave.; pollinatefarm.com.
LIVING GREEN DESIGN, S.F.
An exceptional nursery of plants and artifacts. 1465 Custer Ave.; livinggreen.com.
MOSTLY NATIVES NURSERY, TOMALES
For coastal natives. 27235 Hwy. One; mostlynatives.com.
LILA B., S.F.
Making beautiful statements with living things. 2128 Folsom St.; lilabdesign.com.
FLORA GRUBB GARDENS, S.F.
The ultimate designer garden shop. 1634 Jerrold Ave.; floragrubb.com.
Written by Alison Clare Steingold.