Yester California Adventure at Yesterland

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

The Gardening Shop
Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

When you visit Yester California Adventure, it’s fun to buy souvenirs. How about a gift pack featuring a hand cultivator? Or take home some California wildflower seeds? Perhaps a hardcover of Zen Gardens by Erik Borja?


Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply at Bountiful Valley Farm

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply is the main retail store of the Bountiful Valley Farm section within the park’s Golden State district—and possibly the finest gardening store in any theme park, anywhere.

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2002

The octagonal store with red doors

The theme here is California agriculture. The octagon-shaped building looks somewhat like a small barn. A rural artist has been at work here, fashioning watering cans into a fountain and arranging an assortment of folk-art bird houses.

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Allen Huffman, 2002

Watering can fountain

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

Inventive bird houses

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

Inside the octagon

In addition to gardening tools, you can buy mugs, apparel, books, plush from A Bug’s Life, specialty foods, and even fresh and dried fruit gift packs.

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

Well-stocked shelves

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

Seeds, gardening tools, and gardeners’ books

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

T-shirts, caps, and denim

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

Old-time country store barrels

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

Overhead light fixture

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2002

Orchid at Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

The gardener supplies must be very good. Look at how big an orchid can grow around here.


Santa Rosa Seed & Supply was an opening day store at Disney’s California Adventure in 2001. The store had a unique theme, with an assortment of appropriate, carefully chosen goods—not just more of the same things that tend to make their way into too many Disney theme park shops.

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2001

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply’s first—and last—Holiday season

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2003

P.T. Flea Market

When Flik’s Fun Fair opened in Fall 2002 and Bountiful Valley Farm became A Bug’s Land, Santa Rosa Seed and Supply became the P.T. Flea Market.

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2003

Still an octagonal store with red doors

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore, 2003

In the tradition of circus posters

With the new name came a new merchandise mix.

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Allen Huffman, 2008

Disney pins

Just what the park needed… another place to buy pins. Right?

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Werner Weiss, 2010

Ready to close forever

P.T. Flea Market closed permanently on September 7, 2010 to make way for Cars Land. But the octagonal building would not be demolished.

Santa Rosa Seed & Supply

Photo by Werner Weiss, 2013

Seating for Paradise Garden Grill

Even with a budget of more than a billion dollars, the Disney California Adventure redo project looked for opportunities to reuse existing buildings and infrastructure—leaving more resources to be spent where it really mattered.

The structure that was Santa Rosa Seed & Supply and then P.T. Flea Market was moved to a different part of the park, where in 2011 it became an enclosed alternative to the outdoor seating at Paradise Garden Grill.

That means the octagon is not gone. Have a seat there the next time you want to enjoy your lemon-oregano chicken skewer with tzatziki, rice pilaf, cucumber salad, and pita bread—in the shade.


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Tony “WisebearAZ” Moore took thousands of photos of DCA under construction and during its early years for his now-defunct website, DCA Central.

Allen Huffman has provided his library of tens of thousands of Disney park photos to Yesterland from his DisneyFans.com website.

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Updated August 22, 2014.