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Gardens of Los Angeles

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All the sunshine here does not go to waste! Given a little care and water, plants will thrive in Los Angeles. For a break from all that asphalt, here are some gardens worth checking.


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Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

  • 10899 Wilshire Boulevard
  • (UCLA - North Campus)
  • tel:+1 310 443 7000
  • Visit website
  • Los Angeles, 90024
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

  • 1250 Bellflower Boulevard
  • California State University
  • tel:+1 562 985 5930
  • Visit website
  • Los Angeles, 90840
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

  • 1212 Mission Canyon Rd
  • A short drive uphill from the mission
  • tel:805/682-4726
  • Visit website
  • Santa Barbara, 93103
Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

  • Near Hilgard Avenue and Le Conte Avenue
  • (Southeast corner of UCLA Campus)
  • tel:+1 310 825 1260 / +1 310 206 6707 (Tours)
  • Visit website
  • Los Angeles, 90024
Sherman Library & Gardens

Sherman Library & Gardens

  • 2647 East Coast Highway
  • tel:+1 949 673 2261 / +1 949 673 1880
  • Visit website
  • Corona Del Mar, 92625
Ganna Walska Lotusland

Ganna Walska Lotusland

  • 695 Ashley Rd
  • Montecito
  • tel:805/969-9990
  • Visit website
  • Montecito, 93108
UCLA, Hannah Carter Japanese Garden

UCLA, Hannah Carter Japanese Garden

  • 10619 Bellagio Road
  • Suite 1520
  • tel:+1 310 794 0320
  • Visit website
  • Los Angeles, 90077
Robinson Estate and Gardens

Robinson Estate and Gardens

  • 1008 Elden Way
  • tel:+1 310 276 5367
  • Visit website
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
Greystone Mansion and Park

Greystone Mansion and Park

  • 905 Loma Vista Drive
  • tel:(310) 550-4796
  • Visit website
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Gardens

Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Gardens

  • Avalon Canyon Road
  • tel:+1 310 510 2595
  • Visit website
  • Avalon, 90704
Fairbanks Garden

Fairbanks Garden

  • 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard
  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • tel:+1 323 469 1181
  • Visit website
  • Los Angeles, 90038
Exposition Park Rose Garden

Exposition Park Rose Garden

  • 701 State Drive
  • Exposition Park
  • tel:+1 213 763 0114
  • Visit website
  • Los Angeles, 90037
Wrigley Gardens

Wrigley Gardens

  • 391 South Orange Grove Boulevard
  • tel:+1 626 449 4100 (Tournament Office)
  • Visit website
  • Pasadena, 91184
James Irvine Garden

James Irvine Garden

  • 244 South San Pedro Street
  • (Between 2nd and 3rd Streets)
  • tel:(213) 628-2725 x113
  • Visit website
  • Los Angeles, 90012
Descanso Gardens

Descanso Gardens

  • 1418 Descanso Dr
  • La Cañada (about 20 min. from Downtown L.A.)
  • tel:818/949-4200
  • Visit website
  • La Canada, 91011
Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens

Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens

  • 1151 Oxford Rd
  • San Marino
  • tel:626/405-2100
  • Visit website
  • San Marino, 91108
The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

  • 301 N. Baldwin Ave
  • Arcadia
  • tel:626/821-3222
  • Visit website
  • Arcadia, 91007