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.

 

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

Summer Aloe Blooms Tour

Saturday, June 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Botanical Impressions

Saturday, June 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Succulents & Sauvignon: DIY Dish Garden

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Members Only Night

Saturday, July 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Oliver Ranch Tour

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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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 - June 2018

What’s In Bloom

June 2018

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 montana

The floral branches and buds of Agave montana are a dark purplish-red color, but when the flowers open they show off their yellow interiors and stamens and pistils.