Gift & Garden Store

Stop in the Gift & Garden Store on your next visit. Select from a great mix of merchandise produced in Minnesota by local artisans to bring you one-of-a-kind gifts and home decor, garden decor and supplies, books, personal care, children's books and educational toys and botanic-themed jewelry. Check out horticulture-themed clothing, honey, jams and jellies, maple syrup and designer jewelry. Proceeds benefit the Arboretum. Members receive a 10% discount on purchases when presenting a current membership card except where noted for clearance or special-purchase items. 

Browse the books. The Gift Store offers a large collection of nature-related books. Whether books on gardening, wildlife or cooking, you will find many titles that are just what you are looking for. Educators will be especially pleased with our selection of children's books. We also are happy to help special order books for you.

Check out the children's department stocked with fun games, activity kits, educational toys and apparel including t-shirts and hats. We offer you an opportunity to buy unique gifts for your next children's birthday party.

Casual adult apparel will be a welcome addition to any wardrobe. Both men and women will find a wide selection of jackets, sweatshirts, t-shirts, and hats.

Arboretum food products and more featuring the famous Arboretum maple syrup and apple butter. Gardening supplies with a large selection of garden gloves, pruners and garden accessories are also available.

Botanic styled jewelry, including unique earrings, bracelets and necklaces.

Complement any gift purchase with a greeting card of your choice from our extensive collection. Be sure to browse the Reedy Gallery and Cafe Gallery for art and photographs for sale.

The beauty of the setting, the quality of the merchandise and the uniqueness of the selection will please you. The store is open seven days a week during Arboretum hours with a knowledgeable, courteous staff available to assist you. For further information, please call 612-301-7619.

Online Offerings

A few Gift & Garden Store products are now available for purchase online. More merchandise to be added soon!

Books

The Best Plants For 30 Tough Sites
Ornamental Grasses for Cold Climates

Master Gardener Core Course 2014 Edition
Flavors of the Arboretum: 101 Tastes of the Season
Minnesota's Outdoor Wonders

Clothing

Master Gardener T-Shirt (Unisex)
Master Gardener Polo Shirt for Men
Master Gardener Polo Shirt for Women
Master Gardener Full Length Apron with Pockets

Gift Cards

 The perfect gift for any person on any occasion is a gift card. The colorful, floral gift card comes complete with a natural-colored folder ready to be personalized by you. Gift cards may be bought for any denomination and used on any purchase at the Arboretum.

Gift Cards may be purchased in person at the Gift & Garden Store or, for your convenience, you may call the store at 612-301-7619 and place an order. We will happily mail out the gift card the next business day at no charge.

Purchase a giftcard at our online giftstore here.


This Month's Featured Products

Discover what's new for gardening, partyware, casual wear, beauty, eats and treats and more at the Gift & Garden Store.

Life of the Party

Red poppies design ceramic plate and cup set is perfect for parties or everyday use. $17.95 each piece.
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Beautiful Bugs

YIPES! insect jewelry by Joyce Fritz Studios comes in a variety of sizes and colors. Starting at $29.95.
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Plant the Seed

Anywhere Farm children's book by Phyllis Root delivers a modern rhyming mantra that inspires kids to develop a green thumb, while G. Brian Karas's cheerful urban illustrations sprout from every page. $16.95.
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Wear the Arb

Arboretum T-shirts by Lakeshirts come in short and long sleeves. Various colors and embroidery patterns also available. $24.95.
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Gift & Garden Store Alcove

Watch for special events in the Gift & Garden Store Alcove, including tastings, special  sales and book-signing events, too.

Book Signings with Matt Schuth
Sunday, Sept 17, 1-3 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m.

Get Arboretum naturalist Matt Schuth's long-awaited new book, "Nature at Our Doorstep". The author will be on hand doing book signings and sharing the vast knowledge he has gathered observing plants, birds, mammals and other natural phenomena thoughout the years.

Book Signing with Mary Meyers, PhD
Saturday, Dec. 9, 1-3 p.m.

Get Dr. Mary Meyer's new book, "Ten Plants that Changed Minnesota". The author and ornamental grasses specialist will be on hand to discuss plants both beneficial and invasive that changed the plant landscape in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Book Signing with Alan Branhagen
Saturday, Dec. 16, 1-3 p.m.

Get Arboretum Director of Operations Alan Branhagen's new book, "Native Plants of the Midwest--A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 500 Species for the Garden". The author will be on hand doing book signings and sharing a wealth of information about selecting the best plants for Midwest gardens.


Apple Tastings
Saturday & Sunday, Sept 23-24, 1-3 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, Sept 30-Oct. 1, 1-3 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 7-8, 1-3 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 14-15, 1-3 p.m.

Taste new varieties developed by the Horticultural Research Center and rate your favorites for flavor, appearance and texture.


Double Discount Days!
Nov. 24-Dec. 3, 2017, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (10 a.m. Sundays)
Every year, the Arboretum Gift Store offers double the normal discount--20 percent!--to members. Timed perfectly to get holiday shopping done early so you can enjoy the rest of the season. One more reason to join today!