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Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a variety...more
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Very nicely done botanical garden, with numerous samples that I'd never seen before. Amazing number of whimsical sculptures. Many trails are wheelchair accessible, but not all. Clean restrooms, drinking fountains, snack bar, gift shop, and plant sales. Vegetation is arranged by region.
I have visited these beautiful gardens several times over the years. I had a few hours to kill before leaving California to return home, and returned to explore the gardens. They are maintained well and the setting is very nice. A nice place to get...More
There are 4 types of ecosystems being featured in this garden.
It is always lush, well maintained and something is always blooming.
There is a wonderful exploration garden for little kids, with a man made river creek.
There are often organized activities and festivals here....More
As a local artist, I have been given the opportunity to attend as well as participate in galas and sculpture events in the Garden.
SDB Garden make the most out of their cherished gem.
They have classes, Fairy days, festivals and events of all kinds....More
When we entered, they were very helpful and suggested we try an outside restaurant for lunch because the inside facility was limited. Our entry paperwork was accepted on our return.
The grounds are marvelous and we just strolled through the variety of locations. Some of...More
Even on a busy (free for residents) Tuesday this urban garden delights, such as the lily pond frog who croaked a welcome. In early June the blooms were delightful and the small well-stocked plant shop caught my attention (and wallet). Although I don't always like...More
Get to know the local plant life. Great for walking. Could use more tlc in the plant beds. Interesting art pieces throughout the gardens you can purchase. Good variety of plants. Areas good for photos and kids play.
This is one of the county's beauty spots. A well planned garden that displays many native and non-native trees and plants. Big play area for kids. It's located on a hilly rise, so be aware that there is some uphill/downhill walking to deal with. Great...More
Even though the weather wasn't great, I enjoyed my visit to the Botanic Garden. There is a lot to see with beautiful flowers. I found the map a bit difficult to follow however everything in the garden is well marked so you can find your...More