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Wildflower Bloom and Native Garden Tour (260-333)
Wildflower Bloom and Native Garden Tour

Saturday April 12, 1:30-3PM

Come and experience the wonder of a wild California spring, with an abundance of California poppies, gorgeous Douglas iris, and colorful wild flowers right here in the city.Curator Dr. Don Mahoney will lead a tour through the Arthur L. Menzies Garden  of California Native Plants  and speak about the history of this truly magical garden. Meet at the Main Gate



More about the Arthur Lee Menzies Garden of California Native Plants

With displays of over 500 taxa (species and cultivars), the four-acre Arthur L. Menzies Garden of California Native Plants features arroyos, ponds and woodlands, and at its center, a wildflower meadow. This historic collection of plants is at its peak bloom now! April and May are the best times to visit and catch a glimpse of bright blue wild lilac amidst a carpet of meadowfoam, iris, poppies and other amazing California native plants.

Natural Habitat Garden magazine author Ken Druse wrote of the Arthur L. Menzies Garden, "Beyond a collection, it is perhaps the most beautifully planned and maintained public garden in the country dedicated to habitat-style planting."

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Photo by Don Mahoney

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Photo by Don Mahoney

 
Instructor Don Mahoney
Fees MEMBERSHIP INFO members $10.00; nonmembers $15.00 
Notes Saturday April 12, 1:30-3PM  
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ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $9 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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