Los Angeles, CA Open Day

Los Angeles, CA Open Day

Sat, May 14, 2022

This year, we are pleased to have the Open Days program returning to Los Angeles. Enjoy this extraordinary opportunity to visit several of the area’s finest gardens at the height of the spring season. 

 Please observe these new procedures and help us ensure a safe, contactless, and seamless garden experience for all visitors as well as our generous garden hosts:

  • Pre-registration is REQUIRED for each garden. Pre-register for each on this website, except where specifically indicated otherwise. Children under 12 are free and do not need to be pre-registered if accompanied by pre-registered adult.
  • Capacity is limited. Sorry, no walk-ins allowed; no paper tickets or cash payments will be accepted on-site.
  • Masks are required, at the discretion of the garden owners, and social distancing is encouraged at all in-person events.

For more details about these changes for this season, see the Open Days Q&A.

To register, please click on the garden name or photo below.

  • McCadden Place
    McCadden Place

    This English Tudor style house dates from the 1926 and is one of Gerald Colcord's earliest works in Los Angeles.

  • El Chaparro
    El Chaparro

    El Chaparro was created 27 years ago to bring the botanical wilds of Southern California into an urban setting.

  • June Street
    June Street

    Designed over twenty years ago by Lin Johnson, it includes proteas, irises, hibiscus, Japanese maples, boxwoods, creeping juniper and California natives.

  • Arroyo Seco
    Arroyo Seco

    This waterwise garden uses mostly California native plants, but also has a little edible garden in one corner.

  • La Piacente
    La Piacente

    My wife and I moved to Los Angeles from Baltimore three years ago, where behind the house, a barren patch of earth shaded by four mature trees gave me an opportunity to plan and plant de novo...