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A world-renowned 3.5-acre garden, housing a collection of succulents, both unique and beloved, as well as drought-tolerant plants from around the world. The Garden’s founder, Ruth Bancroft, lived to be 109 and was a pioneer in drought-tolerant gardening. Open to the public year-round, the Garden showcases fabulous blooms during every season and highlights plant structure and texture in robust plantings.

FEATURED EVENTS

Dog Days of Summer

Saturday, August 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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3rd Thursdays – Tequila y Tacos

Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Travels with Brian & Walker – Ethiopia Edition

Thursday, August 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

Curator’s Garden Tour- Agaves (Members Only)

Saturday, July 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

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Botanical Impressions

Saturday, July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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DRY GARDEN DESIGN:
The Continuing Legacy of the Ruth Bancroft Garden

A two-day symposium highlighting the continuing legacy of Ruth Bancroft’s garden, designed for  for professional landscapers, horticulturists and avid home gardeners.

October 26-27, 2019

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The Bold Dry Garden

by Johanna Silver

“Will quench your thirst for inspiration…elegant photographs ably capture the architectural drama of its bold forms and eccentric groupings.”
New York Times

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What's In Bloom - July 2019

What’s In Bloom

July 2019

Preview the plants blooming in the Garden right now. Discover which ones are for sale in the Nursery. Print this guide at home or pick one up at the Admissions Kiosk when you visit.

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Latest Plant Highlight: Agave bovicornuta

Agave bovicornuta is native to the northern Sierra Madre Occidental in the Meican states of Sonora, Chihuahua and Sinaloa.