Please note that Tomatomania has been canceled.
TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free to members. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission, no registration required.
9am – 5pm
Select from hundreds of healthy seedlings, including heirloom varieties, old favorites and unusual offerings.
The Kitchen for Exploring Foods Bloody Mary Bar
This popular Bloody Mary Bar returns!
10:30am and 1:30pm
Get tips from experts on growing at the Gardenerd Education Series.
Tomato Cooking Demo
A chef from The Kitchen for Exploring Foods will prepare dishes featuring tomatoes.
Please note that Urban Forager: Deconstructing Salsa has been canceled.
Urban Forager author Elisa Callow will be joined once again by Mario Rodriguez, featured chef in the Urban Forager cookbook, for Deconstructing Salsa Part 2. Mario will demonstrate the remarkable variety of salsas, incorporating fresh and dried chiles and using the traditional comal pan. He will also share options for serving these versatile and iconic sauces.
· Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Please bring gardening gloves, water and a hat.
Get volunteer hours for school and help care for the Gardens at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided and work will be supervised by Descanso horticulture staff. This is a great opportunity for individuals, friends, and organizations.