Seed Collecting Basics @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Come learn about seed collection and treatments from our own plant propagation horticulturist, Frank Obregon. This class will prepare you to collect seeds and plant your own beautiful spring garden.

$25 members; $30 non-members. Meets in the Harvest Garden. Includes materials. Advance registration required, register here.

Please note that this program is non-refundable.

Camellia Collection Tours @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a walking tour from 11am–12pm on February 4 to learn about Descanso’s historic camellia collections, plus little-known stories behind many of the camellias currently in bloom.

Included in the price of admission or with membership. Tour meets in the Visitor Center courtyard.

Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Get hands-on gardening experience by mulching in the garden and help care for Descanso at this volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
· All experience levels welcome
· Ages 16 or older
· Must be able to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time. Moderate to heavy lifting involved
· Please bring gardening gloves, water, and wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes
· Limited space available, RSVP required
RSVP to by Saturday, February 4. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come explore, play and create with us under the oaks on the Main Lawn. 

Families with young children (age 2–5 years old) will enjoy doing arts and crafts and nature exploration together each month. No registration required, free with admission or membership.