Welcome to Trio Nursery

Purveyor of Quality Plants Since 1976

Welcome to our piece of paradise…Trio Nursery is located in the foothills of beautiful Santa Barbara California, otherwise known as the American Riviera. The Trio Nursery ranch named Rancho De Trabajo Duro, or Ranch of Hard Work, offers stunning panoramic ocean and island views and a near perfect Mediterranean climate for our diverse collection plants ranging from old favorites to the exotic. Since 1976 our passion for plants and growing plants has transcended the normal everyday nursery experience.

At Trio Nursery, we truly care about three things…Nurturing our plants, unyielding customer satisfaction, and Trio Nursery’s reputation.


Please choose from any department in our online store (box below) or use the search box in the top of the right hand corner of our page to assist you in finding what you are looking for or give you some ideas of what would work in your situation.

Our intimate knowledge of the conditions our plants need affords us the ability to recommend the right plant for a specific region and the ability to help a customer choose the right plant to meet their needs. We pride ourselves in listening to our customer’s desires and advising them on which plant will thrive and provide optimal results. Our reputation is dependent on creating a long term, happy relationship between our customer and their new Trio Nursery plant. We work hard at the Trio Nursery Ranch because we love plants with a passion. Let our passion be your reward.

Whether you are looking for a cactus for the patio or geraniums and bamboo for the garden you are sure to find that ideal plant in our selection of plants from such diverse places as Mexico, Asia, and South Africa, South America and Australia and climates ranging from tropical rain forests to deserts.

Trio Nursery collaborates with other local growers to augment as well as supplement our plant selection.  We welcome inquiries regarding plants you might not find listed on our web page. Our site also contains a large quantity of information in the form of blogs, videos, pictures and other types of information to help you with your selection and care of the plants of your choice.