southern california nurseries and gardens worth a visit

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southern california sites worth seeing


Andersons La Costa Nursery

400 La Costa AveEncinitas CA 92024-1113


Exceptionally nice nursery display

Buena Creek Gardens
418 Buena Creek RdSan Marcos CA 92069-9725
Outstanding display gardens and stock
Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso DriveLa Cañada, CA 91011


Estate garden with emphasis on Camillias

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
1250 Bellflower Boulevard,Long Beach, CA 90840
(562) 985-8420
1½ acre traditional Japanese garden

Fullerton Arboretum

1900 Associated RoadFullerton Ca.

(714) 278-3579

Desert, woodland, mediteranean sections

Hannah Carter Japanese Garden
Private residence- contact UCLA for tour
(310) 825-4574

2 acre traditional Japanese garden

Hortense Miller Garden

Private residence contact city of Long Beach for tour

(714) 497-0716

2½ acre naturalistic hillside garden

Huntington Gardens
1151 Oxford RoadSan Marino, CA 91108
World class display gardens, esp. cactus
L.A. County Botanical Garden

301 N. Baldwin Ave. Arcadia, CA 91007

(626) 821-3222

historical buildings and gardens

L.A. San.. Dept. Japanese Garden

6100 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, California, 91406
(818)756 8166
Large Japanese garden
Las Pilitas Nursery

8331 Nelson Way, Escondido, 92026


Display garden and native plant nursery

Living Desert Museum Nursery
47900 Portola AvenuePalm Desert, CA 92260


Outstanding botanical garden with nursery

Private residence, call for tour

(805) 969-9990

Extraordinary estate garden, esp. succulents

Balboa Park
1549 El Prado, SuiteSan Diego CA 92101
(619 )239-0512
Desert, native, rose, Japanese garden, more

Mourning Cloak Botanical Garden

Old Town Rd.Tehachapi, CA

(661) 822-1661

High altitude botanical garden and nursery

Quail Botanical Gardens
230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas CA
(760) 436-3036

Tropical botanical garden, esp. bamboo

Rancho SantaAna Botanic Garden

1500 North College Avenue Claremont, CA 91711-3157

(909) 625-8767

CA natives

Rogers Gardens
2301 San Joaquin Hills RdCorona del Mar, CA. 92625
(949) 640-5800
If Walt Disney owned a nursery.....
Rose Garden in Exposition Park

3980 S. Menlo Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90037

(213) 763-0114

Large public rose garden

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 682-4726
Display garden of CA natives
South Coast Botanic Garden

26300 Crenshaw Blvd. Palos Verdes Peninsula

(310) 544-6815

Park with many small theme gardens

Theodore Payne Foundation
10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352-2116

(818) 768-1802

Native display garden and nursery
Virginia Robinson Garden

Private residence in Beverly Hills- call for tour

(310) 276-5367

6 acres of tropical hillside garden

World Wide Exotics
Lake View Terrace CA 91342
(818) 890-1915
(same owner of defunct "Desert to Jungle Nursery")

Exceptional unusual nursery stock

Getty Museum Gardens

1200 Getty Center DriveLos Angeles, CA 90049

(310) 440-730

Robert Irwin designed garden

The Flower Fields
5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 431-0352
Floral extravaganza bulb fields
Self-Realization Fellowship

Temples through-out Southern CA

meditation gardens open to public
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