Spring Garden Tours

Save the Dates to See Our LA-Saving Gardens and Teams on Tour

We see more and more Angelenos recognizing the lush, leafy, low water look of Los Angeles. Spring garden tours offer a great opportunity to meet foliage authentic to LA and adapted to the distinctive climates of valley, the foothills and the beach. We hope to see you on tour!


Theodore Payne Foundation’s Native Plant Garden Tour

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2023

Time: 10 am – 5 pm

Location: Self-Guided, LA County

Tickets: via Eventbrite

As lawns go dry across Southern California, opportunity is knocking. Life can spring from our cities while we reduce our outdoor water consumption and strengthen our communities. Find out what this looks like on the 20th annual Native Plant Garden Tour. Theodore Payne Foundation will highlight visionary native plant landscapes across the city, as well as the cast of characters—people, plant and animal alike—who make them what they are.

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Dedication: Sierra Madre Post Office Garden

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023

Time: 9 am

Location: Sierra Madre Post Office (Map)

Join us in the dedication of the new, water-positive and fire defensive Sierra Madre Post Office Gardens and the city’s Earth Day celebration at Memorial Park.

Venice Design Series

Date: April 29

Time: TBA

Location: Ocean Park, Santa Monica

Pre-Registration: Required, Open Soon

The Venice Design Series 2023 will transport you to venues that reveal the extraordinary and diverse Southern California culture. The series will showcase the brilliant creativity, remarkable architecture, innovative design and fine cuisine flourishing all around us through a social justice lens.

The events are in the early planning stages and include an elegant dinner party at an astonishing venue, a walking tour of the historic Ocean Park neighborhood in Santa Monica, and a visit to an exceptional urban farm.

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The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days

Date: Saturday, May 06, 2023

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Location: Santa Monica

Pre-Registration: Open Now!

Fueling America’s passion for gardens, The Garden Conservancy‘s Open Days is a nationwide community of gardeners and garden enthusiasts teaching and inspiring each other. Since 1995, Open Days has welcomed more than 1.4 million visitors into thousands of inspired private landscapes—from urban rooftops to organic farms, historic estates to innovative suburban lots—in 41 states. From expert to novice, the Conservancy believes there is no better way to improve as a gardener than by experiencing a diverse range of gardens firsthand – we agree!

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