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Events in Our Garden

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April 2017

Our Display Garden and Nursery are OPEN EVERY WEEKEND in April and May from 10-5, with specially themed presentations on the following dates:


"How to Have a HAPPY rose Garden" -or-
"Rose Gardening for Dummies"

April 1st & 2cd   Sat./Sunday 10-5
Demonstrations at 10 am and 2 pm./ $2 donation.

Everyone can enjoy rose gardening! Learn how to prepare your garden to bring forth its most beautiful bloom.  Jan "The Rose Lady" will offer tips on water-wise planting,  fertilizing, mulching & grooming your roses for the whole year. Watch as we actually plant a Rose!  NEW: see a short tutorial on how to trap those pesky gophers and moles.  Take home informational handouts and irresistibly beautiful roses, irises and perennials from our brimming nursery.  Nursery and Garden Open 10-5.

"Glorious Irises of Spring - The Garden Awakens!" 
April 8 & 9 -AND- April 15&16  Sat/Sunday 10-5

Special Demostrations at 10 am and 2 pm./ $2 donation.
iris and roses











Just when we need a bit of color in the garden, the irises begin their glorious spring show!  Enjoy 120 varieties of these gorgeous beauties in full splendor, many of them world-class award winners,  planted throughout the 650 roses in our garden.  Drought tolerant and easy to grow,  Jan calls them "Orchids You Can Walk On".  The first weekend, "Glorious Irises, Bedazzlers of Spring" features our early blooming irises whilst the second weekend, "Early Roses & Irises Grand Show" shows the combination of later blooming irises and our early blooming roses - stunning colors.  Ah, the glory begins!  Hundreds of irises & roses for sale in nursery.
 Nursery &  Garden Open 10-5


"Easter Sunday" 
April 16/Sunday 10-5
We'll be open this day but there will be no special event, no tours, NO egg hunts nor presentations offered.   Come enjoy the garden. 

"Fragrant Roses to Fill Your Senses"
April 22 & 23  Garden & Nursery open 10-5.

Special Tours & Talks at 10am and 2pm.  $2 donation.

See and smell the especially fragrant roses in our display garden of over 650 varities. Many of our antique Damask, Gallica and Bourbon roseswill be perfuming the air, andthe irises continue gorgous and fragrant bloom.  Relax on the Sweet Scent Seat, a cedar bench surrouned by perfumy roses, scented annuals and perennials.  Many of our antiquue Damask and Bourbon roses will be perfuming the air, and the irises will continue their gorgeous and fragrant display. Relax on the sweet scent seat, a cedar bench surrounded by perfumey roses, scented annuals and perrenials.

 

Visit California's only Perfume Rose Fields- hundreds of roses planted, from Bulgaria, France and Persia, harvested for the production of rose water and oil.  Sample: Estate made rose water, Perfume and rose water sorbet.   Estate grown Rose Water & Perfume available as well as fragrant roses and irises in the nursery.    Display Garden open 10-5 pm.


"Climbing Roses 'Magnifique'"
April 29 & 30 Sat./Sunday 10-5
Special tours at 10 am & 2 pm. 

Our homage to Monet's Garden!  A Magnificent Tour of more than 75 varieties of climbing roses in Full Bloom. Meander down the Rose Alleé, an avenue of 12' arches holding 30 cascading climbers. What a sight!  What a fragrance! We'll offer Tips on selecting, growing, training and pruning these majestic gems. 

Also, enjoy our secret garden treasures: "the Purple Playground", the "Humming Bird Wall", "Hollywood and Vine" and the "Kitchen Garden" collections.    Nursery brimming with an irresistible selection of climbers available in nursery.
 Nursery & Garden Open 10-5. 


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Photos courtesy of Mikala Kennan.