Terra Sol Garden Center is a full service garden center providing information and inspiration.  We specialize in the unusual and the unique and carry a wide selection of plants with an especially large selection of succulents and agaves, which happily makes living in a drought quite bearable for the gardender.

Our garden decor includes many varieties of ceramic pots and containers as well as fountains, statuary, furniture, and much more than you can imagine. Whatever we don't carry on the premises we are happy to try to find and order it for you.

We take pride in our customer service. Our friendly, courteous and knowledgeable staff will do their best to ensure your visit is worthwhile.

Terra Sol is located on one-acre in Goleta just off Highway 101. Exit Patterson Road and turn toward the ocean.  Make the first right onto Overpass Road and you can't miss us.  

About Us

Terra Sol Garden Center has been in business since 2001. It was originally known as Kata Shi Nursery, which Mike Tully and Margaret Peavey purchased and revamped into the beautiful place it is today. As co-owners they have many years of plant, landscaping and design knowledge between the two of them, gained from education and work experience. Not only do they both love this business as well as coming to work every day, but this attitude and ethic is reflected in the rest of the staff as well.

Mike is a co-manager here and in charge of ordering the bulk of our landscape plants, shrubs, and trees. If you need a special pot, fountain, or decor item, Margaret is the one to talk to.

We are also gifted with Fernando Villasana, who is the backbone of our staff. He is our fountain expert/specialist, and has enabled our business to expand greatly in this area. He spends most of his time here setting up all our different varieties and styles of fountains so our customers can actually see and hear how they look and sound while they are running. Unfortunately, due to county water regulations at the moment we are unable to have fountains running constantly. But we are more than happy to have one set up for you to hear before purchase.

The rest of our incredible staff at Terra Sol includes Cathy, who merchandises our wonderful selection of garden gifts and decor; Sophia takes on the huge task of our colorful and expansive collection of bedding and vegetable plants; Clare, who is slowly but surely getting us cleaned up and organized, as well as keeping our Facebook page up to date; Artemis, who keeps busy with houseplants, air plants, and miniature gardens.

Providing Information and Inspiration™ 
5320 Overpass Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93111

(805) 964-7811
(805) 964-7813 fax

Open everyday
except major 

Spring/Summer Hours: in flux
Hours:in flux
​Rain: Call Ahead

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HOURS: Tues. - Sun. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Closed: Monday

We are open to the public. 
Customers must wear a mask or covering and observe social distancing at all times.
Currently, our restrooms are closed to customers.
We appreciate your understanding and patience. 

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