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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

Art in the Yard 2019

Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Garden iPhoneography

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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Introduction to ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement)

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

Autumn Watercolor Workshop

Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Great Gatsby Garden Gala 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 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 - September 2019

What’s In Bloom

September 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: Euphorbia obesa

The genus Euphorbia is so diverse and widespread that nobody would suppose they all belonged together if the flowers did not demonstrate that they are related. They may be trees, inch-high weeds, or have a spiny cactus-like appearance. One of the true oddities in the genus is Euphorbia obesa, which bears the common name “baseball plant”.