Calendar

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Mar
25
Sat
Student Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Help care for Descanso Gardens and get service hours for school at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
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  • All experience levels are welcome.

  • For ages 12-15. Adult chaperones must be present.

  • Bring gardening gloves and water.

  • Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.

  • Limited space available, RSVP required

RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, March 18, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.

Mar
26
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 26 @ 8:00 am

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY

Apr
6
Thu
{SOLD OUT} Quick Location Sketching @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Please note that this class is sold out

Join artist Virginia Hein for a sketch walk through the gardens on Thursday, April 6 from 5–6:30pm. This class is designed as an introduction to quick location sketching and each participant is given a small panorama sketchbook and waterproof pen (included in class price). Bring a spirit of curiosity, play and experimentation.

$40 for members/$45 for non-members, materials are included. Advance registration required.

Image: © Virginia Hein

Apr
14
Fri
Cultivate @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 14 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come see what happens in the garden during extended hours. Take a tour, dance to music amongst the flowers, learn about nature, enjoy food and drink. Grab some friends and enjoy the gardens in a new way.

Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

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Apr
15
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 15 @ 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 are welcome.

  • Ages 16 or older.

  • Must be able to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time. Moderate to heavy lifting involved.

  • Bring gardening gloves and water.

  • Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.

  • Limited space available, RSVP required

RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, April 8, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.

Apr
21
Fri
Spring Bloom Tours
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour to see what’s blooming at Descanso. Meets from 11am to noon on March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

Apr
22
Sat
Spring Bloom Tours
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour to see what’s blooming at Descanso. Meets from 11am to noon on March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

Apr
23
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 23 @ 8:00 am

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY

Apr
29
Sat
Student Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Help care for Descanso Gardens and get service hours for school at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
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  • All experience levels are welcome.

  • For ages 12-15. Adult chaperones must be present.

  • Bring gardening gloves and water.

  • Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.

  • Limited space available, RSVP required

RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, April 22, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.

May
12
Fri
Cultivate @ Descanso Gardens
May 12 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come see what happens in the garden during extended hours. Take a tour, dance to music amongst the flowers, learn about nature, enjoy food and drink. Grab some friends and enjoy the gardens in a new way.

Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

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