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.


Exhibit: Sogetsu School of Ikebana

Saturday, March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



Nature Inspired Art for Children

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 2:30 am - 4:00 pm


Nature Inspired Art for Children

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @ 2:30 am - 4:00 pm


Yoga Series- March 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am


Ikebana Workshop: The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging

Saturday, March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Garden wedding

Private Rentals at the Garden

The Garden is a perfect venue for weddings, corporate events, birthdays and other special occasions. Our unique collection of mature trees, succulents and cacti provide a stunning backdrop to make your occasion unforgettable. Indoor and outdoor options available so you can have your event any time of year.
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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 - February 2020

What’s In Bloom

February 2020

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: Leucadendron ‘Ebony’

The Proteaceae, or Protea Family, has two important centers of diversity, in South Africa and in Australia. An example that has attracted much attention in recent years is Leucadendron ‘Ebony’.