Norrie's Gift & Garden Shop

Norrie's is a natural choice for unique plants and gifts

This lovely shop overlooks the Monterey Bay from its spot nestled up against the South African protea and rock garden and the Pacific Coast Natives garden. The building was donated by Elspeth Bobbs in memory of her daughter. A picnic table by one side of the store is pleasantly shaded.

Norrie's Hours: 10:00am to 4:30pm every day Arboretum is open.
Dahlia coccinea

Anigozanthos (Kangaroo Paws)

New gift ideas are constantly being brought in by the staff. All staff members are volunteers and all profits go to support the gardens. Members of the Arboretum Friends receive a 10% discount at Norrie's. Join the Arboretum Friends

Penstemon spectabilisColorful plants selected or imported from distant lands by Arboretum staff are highlighted, as well as garden gift items, cards, garden books, pottery and jewelry. Many new holiday related items will be arriving in the next few weeks. The stock is always changing. Repeat visits are worthwhile.

Click to view gallery of Norrie's items.


Books Clothing, jewelry, decorative items for indoors and out...every corner holds a treasure. 

Norrie's carries books, including some rare and out print volumes, on a broad range of subjects of interest to Arboretum visitors. A selection of children's books and gifts is also available. 

The shop and the newly expanded patio is a great place to pick up a Visitor Guide and map and Hummingbird Trail Guide, check out What's Blooming in the gardens, and to learn about how to best enjoy your visit to the gardens. 

children's booksplants