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Avantgarden is a specialized boutique-style nursery and gift shop located in the heart of Downtown Auburn, California. We are family-owned and operated and under new management since 2019.
Featuring a vast selection of succulents, houseplants, air plants and various perennials year round, we pride ourselves in bringing the highest quality plants and selection to our customers.
Stroll through our patio and enjoy gorgeous displays, colorful pottery offerings and whimsical yard art to decorate your space. The Gift Shop is brimming with unique products, jewelry, lotions, soaps and candles.
Our customer service is unparalleled. Our staff is ready to serve you and share in the joy of all things nature inspires. Our promise is to provide you a uniquely joyful experience every visit.
The Avantgarden Team
Kyleen, Skylar, Corinn and Diana (Owner)
Check out these HOT Ideas for Summer, now on display at Avantgarden
Color mashups- plant up glazed pots with a mixed variety of perennials for a confetti of color
Choose one of our many wind spinners and plant it in a pot as your thriller- add colorful calibrachoa and enjoy your work of art
Find an old relic you can plant in and do it! Check out our selection of interesting planters that we have potted up to add whimsy to any space
Fairy Gardening 2.0 takes this fun tradition to a new level. Buy one of our custom designs or belly up to the potting table and create your own
Succulent bowls are our specialty. We have brought in an assortment of colorful bowls and pots along with an expanded selection of plants to support this category. One of a kind designs that you will not find anywhere else
Airplants are an easy way to enjoy a green display in your home. Look for our expanded selection of plants along with new ways to display them. Dare to find a better selection in this area.
Our patio is brimming with seasonal color right now!
Call us for the latest availability
Succulents are always in season
Avantgarden is proud of the selection of succulents that we offer. We strive to bring you the most unique plants we can find every week.
2" tiny pots $3.00
4" specialty pots $4.99
6" large specimens $16.00-$25.00
Our succulent bowls and gift giving pots are always on hand
Custom pot ups are done upon request
Wedding and baby shower favors can be special ordered with two weeks notice
Find your inner yard-artist
Avantgarden carries a wide variety of yard art from around the world.
Whether your style is classic, modern or shabby chic we have yard art to enhance and beautify your garden.
Kinetic wind spinners- creates movement and adds color in your yard
Sundials- hand-cast brass sundials create a graceful addition to any landscape
Wind chimes- hand tuned chimes in various sizes and colors add a soothing background for any garden
Statuary and Stakes- add some whimsy in your garden beds or pots with one of our cement or ceramic critters
The Gift Shop
Avantgarden's gift shop is full of gift giving items that are sure to delight.
Rosy Rings Candles
Windrift Hill Goats Milk Soap
Cavallini Cards and Paper
Carruth Studios art work
Bridgewater Candle Co
Scout Curated Wears
Jane Marie Jewelry
Cooper Farm Co
Just to name a few....
Handmade Items and Local Artists
Avantgarden is always looking for unique handmade goods by local artists and makers to bring into our shop.
Luminarium Designs- Newcastle, CA
Rita Garcia Mosaics- Rockin, CA
Cooper Farm Co- Loomis, CA
Elizabeth Keith Designs, Apex, NC
Bath and Body Products
We are now selling locally made Cooper Farm Co luxury botanicals. Organic ingredients, all natural products. Fresh made, small batch, from Loomis, CA
Windrift Hill Goats Milk products are fully stocked. We have added a new fragrance this year, Citrus Sun. Refreshing, ultra- moisturizing and a clean scent for summertime.
Now featuring Scout Curated Wears jewelry line!
Modern with a bohemian flare- these pieces are unique and collectible. Many pieces convert from a necklace to a wrap bracelet. Try on Scout jewelry and fall in love!
We also have added Jane Marie Jewelry to our bar this year. This is an affordable brand, where tradition and trend meet in the middle. Natural stones, fresh water pearls and crystal, these pieces are inspiring women of all ages.
Come on in and try on one of these new brands and let us know your feedback!
Pottery and Planters for Days....
We have curated an assortment of indoor and outdoor pottery this year that we are super proud of.
Outdoor Glazed Pots
Stone and Cement Pots and Bowls
Terracotta in tons of sizes
Indoor Pots and Cache Pots
Metal Planters and Stands
Imagine your own miniature landscape with fairy garden products from our expanded selection. We have all the supplies to create a unique, one of a kind display to call your own.
Our assortment includes:
Fiddlehead- gnomes, fairies, animals, and shingle houses that are full of whimsy and imagination
Merriment- miniature collection designed by Mary Engelbreit in St. Louis, MO. Colorful and playful minis to enjoy for years to come
Custom-made and pre-made mini landscapes are available.
Avantgarden hosts a number of special clinics through the season. We custom plan all events based on the customer needs. All supplies and instruction included.
Our workshop program is currently on hold due to COVID-19.
Call us and make your reservation today. Clinics are scheduled Monday-Friday, no weekends at this time
Gather around the potting table
Join us at our potting table and have fun with plants!
Fridays and Saturdays from 12-3pm
Find us at the table creating custom orders, planting up pots, or engaging you in a fun DIY project to take home that day.
Avantgarden is on the search for clinicians and artists to partner with us.
We are looking for:
Clinicians- teach private groups a garden-related project
Artists- present your nature-inspired wares at our store
Mobile Vendors- support us during special events with your pop-up business. Strong social media presence required.
Qualified candidates please contact us, or better yet, drop in and introduce yourself. We would love to meet you!
Avantgarden is located at 1085 High Street in Downtown Auburn
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