This entry refers to a departed business — a business that has closed or left town. Information here is mostly for historical reference.

Watsonville store. Photo: January 2010.

Former Locations
1601 41st Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010
1060 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville, CA 95076
M-F 7am-9pm: Sa-Su 8am-8pm
Capitola: (831) 475-7701
Watsonville: (831)
Commercial Orders & Special Orders: 1-877-
Former Owners
Sears Holdings Company(1996), independent (1996-2013), Lowe's (2013)
Business Lifespan
1931 - November 6, 2018.
Payment Method
Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discovercard, and AmEx. Gift cards, etc.

Orchard Supply Hardware, also known as OSH, is a San Jose, California based home and garden retailer.

It began as a cooperative formed by 30 farmers who banded together to buy farm supplies.

Sears bought Orchard Supply Hardware in 1996. In 2000 they sold 19+% share to Ares Management.

In 2012 Orchard Supply Hardware became an independent company. From 2013 to 2019 they were owned by Lowe's, In August 2018 it was decided to close all 99 stores nation-wide.


Capitola Location. September 2018.           
Photo by John Pilge.

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