Mission: To serve the community by providing a unique horticultural and wildlife habitat experience, and to represent a model of excellence for land reclamation and sustainability.

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Garden Announcements

3 weeks 15 hours ago
Let the Holiday festivities begin!  A lot is happening this December at the Garden.  Visit us for music, art, shopping and a little bit of "The Islands" here in So Cal.  Click on the links below for more information. Register in advance to ensure a place in class! 
 
06:  SCBGF's Holiday Boutique -  10:00 am
 
 
 
 
 
13:  Meet the Artists at The Gift Shop - 9 am to 5 pm
 
13:  2nd Annual Holiday In Hawaii - 6:00 pm 
 
 
14:  Audubon Bird Walk - 8:00 am 
 
 
24: Last Minute Shoppers Special at The Gift Shop - 9 am to 5 pm
 
Please register for events and classes through the  Guest Services Center (310) 544-1948
 
 
1 month 1 week ago

November is a beautiful time in the Garden, especially with the unusually warm and sunny weather we have been enjoying. 

  • Look for the Garden Orb Weaver Spiders and their beautiful and intricate web designs as you stroll the grounds. 
  • Butterflies continue to be active visitors to Milkweed and Passion Vines throughout the day. 
  • Hummingbirds are taking time away from their busy flight to enjoy the Mexican Sage and Bottle Brush trees. 
  • The Rose Garden is enjoying its second season of blooms. Come enjoy the sight and smell of the roses. 

Click on the links below for more information. Register in advance to ensure a place in class! 

02: Audubon Bird Walk – 8:00 am 

07: Paint Night With Art Experience Studios – 7:00 pm 

08: Herbal Allies: Thyme & Oregano – Kitchen Medicine – 10:00 am 

08, 15, 22, 29: Tai Chi in the Garden – 7:45 am 

08, 15, 22, 29: Yoga In the Garden – "The Magic Within" – 9:00 am 

09: ClubMomMe Fall Family Fest 

15: Zombie Apocalypse Garden Run – 7:00 am 

16: Shop and Learn: Tillandsia and Air Plants – 12:00 pm 

16: South Coast African Violet Society Lecture – 2:00 pm 

18: Garden Free Days - Mommy and Me Yoga – 9:30 am 

25: Thanksgiving Holiday Centerpiece – 6:30 pm 

28: Designing with Succulents & Driftwood – 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm 

 

Please register for events and classes through the Guest Services Center – (310) 544-1948.

2 months 1 week ago

With Fall in full swing and despite high temperatures, the flora of the Garden are carrying on by dropping their leaves in varying color. We have more than a few surprises in store for you to help set the mood for the hopeful weather change and the Fall season we know and love. Our Fall Frolic kicks off this month with Ooh.La.Love Part Deux: Bridal Picnic in the Garden, the Walker and Bowes Glass Pumpkin Patch with a Members-only Preview Sale Reception and Fall Plant Sale! Following closely is our November lineup of Paint Night Experience and the Zombie Apocalypse Garden Run

 

Click on the links below for more information. Register in advance to ensure a place in class!

 

12: Family Picnic Day – Spring into Fall – 9:00 am

12: NEW! Sculpting on Tile Workshop for Kids and Families – 2:00 pm

17 – Nov. 16: NEW! Fall Street – SCBG Installation – 9:00 am

19: NEW! Shop and Learn – Fall Landscaping with Color – 12:00 pm

19: NEW! Ooh.La.Love Part Deux Bridal Picnic in the Garden – 1:00 pm

21: Garden Free Days: Mommy and Me Yoga – 9:30 am

22 – 24: Walker & Bowes Glass Pumpkin Patch Display – 9:00 am

24: Walker & Bowes Members-only Preview Sale Reception – 5:00 pm

24 - 26: Fall Plant Sale

25: Walker & Bowes Glass Pumpkin Sale – 10:00 am

25 – 26: 22nd Annual Model Train Show – 10:00 am

26: Walker & Bowes Glass Pumpkin Sale – 11:00 am

Please register for events and classes through the Guest Services Center - (310) 544-1948.

 

3 months 3 weeks ago

As we enter into the a cooler Fall season, some are welcoming a slightly more defined schedule. We like to think its a great time to connect and reconnect with friends and family. As many of you know already, the Garden you know and love is the perfect place for just that with the help of a few special events. Keep an eye our for the start of our Fall Frolic event series, showcasing several new events like the 2014 IPU FestivalOoh.La.Love Part Deux Bridal Picnic in the GardenPaint Night Experience and the Zombie Apocalypse Garden Run! We're also bringing back much-anticipated annual events like the Walker and Bowes Glass Pumpkin Patch, this time with an exclusive members-only preview and reception!

 

Click on the links below for more information or visit our Facebook Events Page to invite your friends and family to specific events or classes. Register in advance to ensure a place in class!

 

1: Palos Verdes Symphonic Band: Labor Day Concert – 5:00 pm

6: NEW! Herbal Allies for Memory and Alertness – 10:00 am

7: Audubon Bird Walks – 8:00 am

7: Kids Club: Learn About Trees – 1:30 pm

9: Line Dancing with People’s Place – 10:45 am

10: Eco Gardener Workshops – 5:30 pm

14: Family Picnic Day: The Rose Garden – 9:00 am

14: NEW! Shop and Learn: Salvias – 12:00 pm

14: NEW! Print-making Workshop for Kids – 2:00 pm

16: Garden Free Day: Mommy and Me Yoga – 9:30 am

18: NEW! Zumba Gold with People’s Place – 10:45 am

18: Garden Walk and Tram Tour: Walk and Talk – 5:00 pm

20 & 21: South Bay Orchid Society Show and Sale – 9:00 am

20: NEW! Introduction to Yoga: “The Magic Within” – 1:00 pm

25: Successful Gardens – 10:00 am

26: Oriental Impressionistic Watercolor – 9:00 am

26: Herbal Healing From Kitchen and Garden – 10:00 am

27: History of South Coast Botanic Garden – 2:00 pm

 

Please register for events and classes through 

the Guest Services Center - (310) 544-1948

 


 

 

4 months 4 weeks ago
August is sure to round out your summer with the help of our last few concerts until September. Did you miss the class start dates for any series-style classes? Don't worry, walk-in classes are listed below too. Don't miss two of our biggest events of the year coming up this month: Family Fun Day featuring Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band and Heidi Swedberg and The Sukey Jump Band on August 3rd and our 53rd Annual Member's Meeting and Dinner on August 13th. 
 
Click on the links below for more information or visit our Facebook Events Page to invite your friends and family to specific events or classes. Register today to ensure a place in class!
 
2:   Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
3:   NEW! Family Fun Day – 1:00 pm
3:   Kids Club: Butterflies – 1:30 pm
5:   Strength and Cardio Fitness (Walk-in Class) – 6:30 pm
7:   Strength and Cardio Fitness (Walk-in Class) – 6:30 pm
8:   NEW! Line Dancing (Walk-in Class) – 10:00 am
9:   Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
9:   NEW! Medicine-making Basics: Oils and Salves – 10:00 am
10: NEW! Mosaic Workshops: Birdhouse – 12:00 pm
10: NEW! TrojanFest – 12:30 pm
12: Strength and Cardio Fitness (Walk-in Class) – 6:30 pm
14: Strength and Cardio Fitness (Walk-in Class) – 6:30 pm
15: NEW! Line Dancing (Walk-in Class) – 10:00 am
16: Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
19: NEW! Mommy and Me Yoga: Garden Free Days – 10:00 am
20: NEW! Eco Gardner: Eco Garden Care – 3:00 pm
23: Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
29: NEW! Line Dancing (Walk-in Class) – 10:00 am
30: Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
 
Please register for events and classes through the Guest Services Center - (310) 544-1948.