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Open daily from 10AM – 5PM: Advanced tickets required for non-members.
Members enjoy exclusive early admission from 9:00am to 10:00am daily.

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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

Past Events

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    Get outside and learn with SPROUTS! Take the whole family on a relaxing journey through the Gardens as you learn to "breath like a tree" from your leaves to your roots or practice "Bunny Breathing".
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    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens now open daily!
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    How many bird species can you document at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens (MCBG) this winter? We challenge you to document as many birds as you can from January 1 - March 19 using the iNaturalist app or iNaturalist website.
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    We are offering free training to those who would like to join our team of knowledgeable and passionate volunteers to comit at least 4 hours per week to the 2021 growing season (April - October).
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    Birdwatching is this month's Sprouts activity! Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is offering a series of self-guided activities for kids and parents to do together. Activities include birdwatching, nature breathing, whale watching, pulley systems, getting to know trees, and more. All activities will be available in English and Spanish.
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    Our Gardens are a living museum of plants and ecosystems. Like a museum, we must preserve and protect our specimens for purposes of education, research, conservation, historic preservation, and of course beauty. When you donate to the Gardens, your gift provides us with the resources to keep this natural wonder growing strong!
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    Though there will be no Festival of Lights event this year but in lieu of the traditional event we have created a video scrapbook of the lights and cheer from the past ten years. Take a look!
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    Naturalist and Mycologist, Mario Abreu leads a workshop for beginners all about mushroom identification and uses.
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    #MendoWreathMasters GIVEAWAY — Let's see what you can do! Post photos of your festively decorated wreaths for a chance to win 4 tickets to the Gardens!
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    This year we are moving the Friends of the Gardens (FOG) annual Birdhouse Auction online where you can still enjoy a bidding war or purchase your favorite for the "buy-it-now" price.
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    This two-day workshop is for anyone who wants to add an element of art while on the go, in your backyard or on your next trip. All you need is a love of nature, an inquisitive eye, and a few carefully selected drawing tools.
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    ~ GIVEAWAY ~ Tag your rhododendron blooms on Instagram for a chance to win a MCBG membership!
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    The 43rd Rhododendron Show has been postponed until 2021.
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    April 24 through April 27: In place of our spring BioBlitz at the Gardens, we invite you to explore your own natural surroundings using the iNaturalist app.
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    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is temporarily closed. All sales, events and workshops are cancelled through the end of April.
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    THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED. A full refund will be issued for those who are already registered for this class.
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    Bring new life to your rose garden! Join us for a hands-on training and learn basic techniques for pruning and shaping roses and other ornamental shrubs.
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    This workshop will help you optimize performance from your fruit trees, according to your own needs and the specific environment in which the trees are growing.
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    The 10th annual Festival of Lights will run rain or shine each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening from November 29 through December 22.
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    World-class botanical illustrator Sasha Viazmensky is traveling from his home in St. Petersburg, Russia to teach a botanical art class on the Mendocino Coast!
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    This year's Gala will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 offering music, drink, and flavorful fare, and a one-of-a-kind preview of the lights. All proceeds from this fundraiser event help to support Festival of Lights and the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
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    Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:00 This special event is coordinated by members of the Fort Bragg Garden Club! The ...
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    The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is hosting an abundant celebration in the organic demonstration Vegetable Garden and new Education Center located in the restored historic farmhouse. Join us for an afternoon brimming with knowledge and nourishment focused on mushrooms, fruits, vegetables, fermentation, and all things autumn.
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    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is always dog-friendly, boasting 47-acres and tons of trails for your pup to explore... On Sunday, August 26, we celebrate National Dog Day with a bit of extra love for our canine visitors.
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    Join Alix Cooley of PathFinder Yoga Retreats in the morning splendor of the organic demonstration Vegetable Garden at Mendocino Botanical Gardens for an outdoor pop-up yoga class.
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    Learn to capture those mycological wonders from one of the premier mushroom photographers in the nation! This full-day workshop will teach you how to get those fungi in focus with tips on lighting, equipment, and finding that perfect wild mushroom specimens.