Growing Grounds Farm & Nursery, San Luis Obispo


Look out for our yellow tags!

Since 1984, Growing Grounds Farm & Nursery of San Luis Obispo has been a local source to many retail locations for top quality plants. A supported employment program of Transitions-Mental Health Association, we are deeply committed to building a healthier community by offering compassionate and proactive treatment for adults suffering from mental illness. Since its inception, the Nursery has used a combination of horticultural therapy and vocational training to provide employment opportunities and a supportive environment for personal growth.

For a list of our Mediterranean perennials, California natives, succulents, named Irises and more that are availabile this week, click HERE.

Check out the Farm's Facebook page for updated specials, sale items, new arrivals, plant of the week, and other farm-related announcements. And don't forget to look out for our yellow plant tags at local plant retail locations.

Our sister businesses are Growing Grounds Downtown and Growing Grounds Farm, Santa Maria.


Our Location:

3740 Orcutt Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Public hours are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, from 11am to 4pm
(805) 543-6071


What Services Are Provided?

What Is the Work Like?

Who Can Work at Growing Grounds?

Most employees are referred to us by San Luis Obispo Community Mental Health Services. Employees are diagnosed with persistent illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder or major depression.

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