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Free Tuesday at South Coast Botanic Garden

No Host Event- Every 3rd Tuesday The South Coast Botanic Garden is free. "The Jewel of the Peninsula" is located on the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula, located 10 miles south of the Los Angeles Airport in California. Conveniently located to many South Bay communities, this 87-acre Botanic Garden has more than 2,500 different species of plants from as far away as Australia, the Mediterranean, and southern Africa. The Garden is situated in Sunset's Zone 23, one of the most favored growing areas in the world. About 100 trees and shrubs are rare mature specimens, infrequently seen elsewhere. The wide variety of plant life provides food and shelter to an abundant wildlife and bird population, and over 200 species of birds are sighted annually. Popular features include a small lake, Mediterranean Garden, AARS Rose Garden, Water-Wise Garden, Garden for the Senses, Cactus Garden, Children's Garden, Fuchsia Garden, Dahlia Garden, Herb Garden, and Japanese Garden. There is an attractive Wedding Lawn and two Gazebos, Events Meadow, and Frances Young Auditorium available for events. There is a picnic area located outside of the Garden gates. Free abundant parking available.

Hours 9a-5p. Admission is CASH ONLY. Adults $8/$6- senior 62+ or student.
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Members can set up carpool groups and their own schedule.

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  • Arthur B.

    Is anyone planning on going to the South Coast Botanical Gardens tomorrow?

    May 20, 2013

  • Arthur B.

    FYI! I just returned from the South Coast Botanical Gardens and am reporting that there is a lot of blooming flowers as well as hummingbird activity. Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

    May 16, 2013

  • Louis

    Out of town this week

    May 15, 2013

  • Barb B

    will be out of town

    May 1, 2013

  • Susan L.

    Hard for me to get there by 9 but maybe 10 am.

    March 23, 2013

    • Barb B

      I post 9am just to note the opening time. We will get there when we can. We can set up an OC carpool closer to the date if you, or others, are interested.

      March 23, 2013

  • Arthur B.

    I have an annual membership and get in early i will catch up with you on the inside

    March 23, 2013

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