Beautiful tuberous begonias fill the Mae E. Lauer Display House through the summer.
Birds of MCBG (185)
Over 150 species of birds have been seen at the Gardens. Photos donated by local wildlife photographer Ron LeValley. Visit his online gallery at www.levalleyphoto.com.
The collection includes species, selected cultivars and interspecific hybrids (hybrid between two species).
Coastal Bluffs (13)
Along the edges of the bluff are plants adapted to poor,rocky soils and salt-laden winds.
Coastal Forest (4)
Closed-cone coniferous forests are unique to California and occur along the coast from the northern border to Santa Barbara County.
Along with California native conifers, the Gardens is building a collection of conifers from around the world.
Dahlia Garden (87)
Our Dahlia Garden contains over 120 different cultivars, blooming in a wild profusion of color from summer to early fall.
Dogs in the Gardens (18)
Don't leave your best friend in the car! Dogs are welcome on leash in the Gardens.
Thousands of lights transformed Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens into a blossoming winter wonderland.
Take a look at this year's creative birdhouses from the Friends of the Gardens, now available for bidding at the Gardens Store!
From red to white, hanging or upright, big to small, fuchsias are a beautiful sight in the Gardens!
Our Gardens Store offers a wonderful selection of garden-related gifts, books, and quality gardening tools and our Retail Nursery specializes in rhododendrons, heathers, and native plants - offering for purchase many of the same varieties featured in the Gardens.
In 2008 the American Public Gardens Association awarded the collection as a Collection of National Significance
Heritage Rose Garden (53)
Most roses in this collection were discovered along roadsides and on old homesteads and ranches in Mendocino County.
In summer and early fall, the Mae E. Lauer Display House is filled to the rafters with begonias and fuchsias.
The Garden has a growing collection of Magnolias,some of which are endangered in the wild.
Over 150 different mushrooms have been identified at the Gardens! Warning: common names do not reflect edibility!
If you would like to attend My Garden 2013 or place your absentee bid for one of these brilliantly hand crafted one-of-a-kind garden items, please call Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens at 707-964-4352 x 10.
Other pictures (5)
Pictures that go beyond classification: Dogs, Agaves, Strange Weather, etc.
Pacific Iris (5)
The colors of Pacifica iris species range from deep purple, red, and pink to cream, white, and yellow.
Perennial Garden (9)
The Perennial Garden contains species and cultivars of herbaceous plants and annuals representing many regions of the world.
The MCBG collection includes nearly 100 species and 170 cultivars, many of them developed by our region's growers.
Special Events (7)
From concerts, to art, to food, to celebration of our volunteers, you'll find pictures of people partaking in Garden Joy.
Succulent Garden (1)
A surprise to many visitors, cactus and succulents thrive in the Succulent Garden.
The Vegetable Garden is a beautiful spot located towards the southern boundary of the garden not far from the Dahlia Garden.
Visitor Photos (8)
See the Gardens through the cameras of our visitors!