Our Plants



Public garden open year round.

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Plants available for purchase year round.

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Diverse collection of drought tolerant plants artistically curated for enjoyment and education.
Wide selection of hard to find succulents, cacti, and Mediterranean plants for your garden.

Enjoy our docent led and self-guided tours.

Expert advice for selecting plants that will

thrive where you live.

Exceptional example of dry garden for home garden inspiration.

Garden design/consultation services available.

Admission applies.
Please enjoy browsing the nursery free of charge.

In the Garden

In the Nursery

Mission Statement
The mission of the Ruth Bancroft Garden, Inc. is to preserve this exceptional example of garden design and to continue to develop its collection of water-conserving plants for the education and enjoyment of the public.  

Our members get a discount on plant purchases! Become a member of the Garden or renew your membership.

Grant Funders

The Ruth Bancroft Garden would like to recognize the following grant funders:

The Quest Foundation for funding our Education Coordinator’s position

The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation and The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust for funding our directional signs

The California Horticultural Society for funding towards our restoration projects

The Bonita Garden Clubfor funding restoration and education projects


The Ruth Bancroft Garden GardenConservancy