Sunday, May 7: Visit Seven Extraordinary Los Angeles Private Gardens

May 3, 2017 by

Moyer-Savage Garden. Photo by Tom Rau.

In the Los Angeles area on Sunday, May 7? If so, don’t miss The Garden Conservancy’s annual Open Days tour of seven extraordinary Los Angeles private gardens.

Since 1995, the non-profit Garden Conservancy has welcomed more than a million visitors to thousands of gardens nationwide through their Open Days program.  The Conservancy is dedicated to saving and sharing outstanding American gardens to “fuel passion for gardens and gardening by getting people out exploring all sorts of gardens and talking to all sorts of fellow gardeners.” 

Santa Monica Water Efficient Garden. Photo via Garden Conservancy.

Celebrating the rich diversity in American gardens from urban rooftops to organic farms, historic estates to innovative suburban lots, the Open Days have welcome visitors to extraordinary private landscapes in forty-one states.

Casa Nancina. Photo via Garden Conservancy.

Open Days are held rain or shine, and garden visits are self-guided. Admission starts at $7 per garden (kids 12 and under are free), and discounted ticket booklets are available in advance. Proceeds support the national work of the Garden Conservancy, as well as the horticultural and cultural non-profits that help organize us Open Days in their regions.

May 7 Los Angeles Open Days Garden Tours
Start your tour at the Merrihew’s Sunset Gardens on Sunday, May 7 between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., where discounted tickets and maps to all of the Los Angeles area gardens will be available. Admission to Merrihew’s Sunset Garden is free.

Discounted admission to each private garden is $7 with advance purchase. Tickets never expire and can be used at most Open Days.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the Los Angeles Open Day garden tours on Sunday May 7, visit the Garden Conservancy Open Days.

 

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