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January 2019

CA Native Winter Bloomers Garden Tour (Members Only)

Saturday, January 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
long strands of white flowers flow from glossy green leaves on garrya elliptica at the ruth bancroft garden

Discover the display of beautiful blooming CA Natives in The Ruth Bancroft Garden and learn how to grow CA Natives in your own yard to add color and beauty year-round.

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Bancroft History Tour (Members Only)

Saturday, January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
black and white photo of an old car

Dive into the past and learn about Ruth's life and work in the Ruth Bancroft Garden. Explore parts of the Bancroft property not open to the public on this historic tour.

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February 2019

Blooming Aloes Garden Tour

Saturday, February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$30 – $35
bright pink tubular flowers on blooming aloe affinis in the ruth bancroft garden

Discover the Garden's unparalleled collection of aloes, including hybrids not found anywhere else in the world! Tour led by Garden Curator, Brian Kemble.

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Flowering Mesembs Garden Tour

Saturday, February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
bright orange flowers on an ice plant at the ruth bancroft garden

A closer look at the beautiful flowering mesembs at The Ruth Bancroft Garden, including ones not normally seen in the Bay Area. Tour led by Curator, Brian Kemble. Sign-up today!

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March 2019

Mexican Stonecrops (Members Only)

Saturday, March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free
close up of yellow dainty flowers on a sedum plant

Brian Kemble, long-time Garden Curator, will take you on a short Garden walk focusing on Mexican stonecrop plants.

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April 2019

CA Native Spring Bloomers Tour on 4/13 (Members Only)

Saturday, April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
Bright yellow flower on Fremontodendron California Glory

This Docent-led tour will take you on colorful spring walk through the Garden to learn more about incorporating CA Natives in your dry garden.

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CA Native Spring Bloomers Tour on 4/27 (Members Only)

Saturday, April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
Bright yellow flower on Fremontodendron California Glory

This Docent-led tour will take you on colorful spring walk through the Garden to learn more about incorporating CA Natives in your dry garden.

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May 2019

Curator’s Garden Tour- Yucca (Members Only)

Saturday, May 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Free
ming Yucca treculeana, white flowers, sword-like leaves

Learn all about the different species of yuccas in the garden and how you can incorporate them in your own landscape with Brian Kemble, long-time curator.

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June 2019

Curator’s Garden Tour- Cactus (Members Only)

Saturday, June 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Free
flowering Opuntia macrocentra, cactus, red and yellow flowers

Join long-time curator Brian Kemble for an early morning walk in the garden to learn about its extensive cactus collection.

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