Calendar

Feb
24
Sat
Tea Mixology Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Explore how tea adds delicious flavor and complexity to alcohol-free cocktails. Herbalist, educator and author Emily Han will teach you simple ways to infuse teas in beverages, through introducing brewed tea, tea syrup and tea powder. Sample tea infused “mocktails” and make your own tea syrup to take home!

$35 for members; $45 for nonmembers. Advance registration required. Register online herein person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Photo © Emily Han

Mar
16
Fri
Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Dinner @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm

Enjoy this members-only pop-up dinner to celebrate the annual cherry blossom bloom at Descanso Gardens. Indulge in a four-course dinner showcasing Executive Chef Philip Mack’s culinary techniques and decadent flavors. This special evening will pay homage to the bounty of the season and will mark the beginning of spring with a beautiful explosion of color to excite both the eyes and the taste buds.

$100 per person. Advance registration required. Click here to make a reservation and see the menu.

MEMBERS ONLY

 

Apr
6
Fri
TOMATOMANIA! @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Back by popular demand, TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free with admission unless otherwise noted.

Plant Sale | 9am – 5pm
Select from hundreds of healthy seedlings, including heirloom varieties, old favorites and unusual offerings.

Tomatoblasts | 11am, 1pm, 2pm
Get quick tips from experts on growing great tomatoes at these 10 minute talks.

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Photo © Martha Benedict
Apr
7
Sat
TOMATOMANIA! @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Back by popular demand, TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free with admission unless otherwise noted.

Plant Sale | 9am – 5pm
Select from hundreds of healthy seedlings, including heirloom varieties, old favorites and unusual offerings.

Tomatoblasts | 11am, 1pm, 2pm
Get quick tips from experts on growing great tomatoes at these 10 minute talks.

Tomato Cooking Demo | Noon
A Patina chef will prepare dishes featuring the versatile and delicious tomato.

Hands-on Activity | 10am – 2pm
Check out our fun, hands-on, tomato themed activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Patina’s Tomato Faves | 10am – 4pm
Purchase delicious dishes and drinks featuring tomatoes– including a bloody mary bar.

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Photo © Martha Benedict
Apr
8
Sun
TOMATOMANIA! @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Back by popular demand, TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free with admission unless otherwise noted.

Plant Sale | 9am – 5pm
Select from hundreds of healthy seedlings, including heirloom varieties, old favorites and unusual offerings.

Tomatoblasts | 11am, 1pm, 2pm
Get quick tips from experts on growing great tomatoes at these 10 minute talks.

Tomato Cooking Demo | Noon
A Patina chef will prepare dishes featuring the versatile and delicious tomato.

Hands-on Activity | 10am – 2pm
Check out our fun, hands-on, tomato themed activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Patina’s Tomato Faves | 10am – 4pm
Purchase delicious dishes and drinks featuring tomatoes– including a bloody mary bar.

tmania-8786
Photo © Martha Benedict