Sunday, December 23, 2012

South Coast Botanic Garden

The South Coast Botanic Garden, located just south of Los Angeles in Palo Verdes Peninsula, California, is a lovely 87 acre garden that contains over 2500 species of plants.  Visitors can see plants from all over the world, including places like Australia, South Africa, and the Meditteranean.

Founded in 1961, the garden is actually a collection of gardens.  Visitors can enjoy a Mediterranean garden, rose garden, cactus garden, herb garden, Japanese garden, and a cute little children's garden.

The garden is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day except Christmas.  Admission for adults is $8.00.  Admission for children is $3.00.


  1. i hope your holidays are wonderful and full of love!

  2. Oh, and I wanted to go on Christmas Day. Oh well. Looks lovely and folks won't have to worry about snow or sleet.

    Merry Christmas and all the best to you for 2013

    1. Ha! It is a lovely garden. Happy New Year to you, too!

  3. hope you had a great holiday! happy 2013!