o southern california nurseries and gardens worth a visit

southern california sites worth seeing




Anderson’s 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

Roger’s 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

Entered by DAVISSUE_zone9

        FAQ Page

GardenWeb Home Page | Forums | Forum
Click here to learn more about in-text links on this page.