Year-round malls are full of people scurrying about, many of them searching for the perfect gift for those they care about. Be it a special birthday or cherished holiday, if you are searching for a unique gift, I have an idea for you…

Give the Gift of a Garden Experience!

Below you’ll see links to amazing local gardens you can take a loved one or friend to on a memorable outing. Or consider giving the gift of an annual membership.

Time outside can be the best gift of all. Enjoy!

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Here’s a list of my favorite gardens in Southern California.

Descanso Gardens 

The Huntington Library 

The Arboretum 

The Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Gardens 

Fullerton Arboretum 

The Getty Center 


Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden 

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Garden 

Sherman Library & Gardens 

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden 

Here is one for my wish list!

Virginia Robinson Gardens 

Let me know what your favorite local gardens are within the comments below.