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.



Succulents & Sauvignon: DIY Dish Garden

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


Member’s Night

Saturday, July 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Members Only Local Garden Tour

Saturday, August 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Calicraft Brewery & Beer Tasting

Sunday, September 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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 2018

What’s In Bloom

July 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: Cyrtanthus obliquus

Cyrtanthus obliquus has teardrop-shaped bulbs to 4 inches in diameter (10 cm), and it typically produces a few offsets to form a small clump, though plants may sometimes be solitary. The top third of the bulb is normally visible above ground level.