Descanso Gardens

A 150-acre urban retreat of botanical collections and seasonal horticultural displays.

Collections include California native plants, a five-acre Rose Garden, Japanese Garden with a koi-filled stream and teahouse, camellia collection, Oak Forest, an Ancient Forest with plants from the days of dinosaurs and much more. Family events and workshops throughout the year.

Ride the Enchanted Railroad, visit the Sturt Haaga Gallery full of contemporary art, see the historic Boddy House, or grab lunch at the Descanso Café.

Visit their website to see what plants are in bloom this month. Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Admission $4-9.

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