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

Past Events

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    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens offers docent-led walks focused on the plant collections and natural history at MCBG on the first Monday of each month from April through October. Join local Naturalist and former MCBG Gardener, Mario Abreu, to explore the fascinating world of the Gardens.
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    Friends of the Gardens (FOG) invites you to take your chances in their annual raffle for Mendocino County wines.
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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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    Friends of the Gardens are gearing up for another successful Birdhouse Auction, this year to run from May 25 through August 9.
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    We are already looking forward to the 27th annual Art in the Gardens (AIG) at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens! Set amidst the spectacular background of summer floral displays, the day-long juried art event will be held on Saturday, August 3rd.
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    Join us Saturday, July 6th for the greatest yard sale on the Coast!
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    MCBG Workshop, Rhododendrons 101 will teach you to identify and care for rhododendrons growing in your yard. Expand your collection by learning to choose the right hybrids and species for your area while touring the Rhododendron Collection at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
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    Join Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens for our very first BioBlitz on Saturday, April 13. We invite you—our citizen scientists and nature lovers of all ages—to explore and help document our unique biodiversity of plants, animals, fungi, and other organisms.
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    On Wednesday, April 3, we are opening a Spring Volunteer Orientation for prospective volunteers to learn about the Gardens and the various opportunities we offer. From answering questions in the store, propagating plants from seed and cuttings, and harvesting fruits and vegetables — we have something for any time commitment, skill, and interest!
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    Gain hands-on grafting experience and come away with an apple tree to start (or add to) your own orchard!
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    We are offering free volunteer training to those who would like to join our team of knowledgeable and passionate volunteers for the 2019 growing season (March-October). Volunteers will be trained in vegetable propagation, soil preparation, pest control, planting, harvesting, seed collection, and more.
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    Instructor Di Scott has 20 years of coastal orchard experience and a lifetime of horticultural knowledge to help you to 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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    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.
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    The 9th annual Festival of Lights will run rain or shine each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening from November 23 through December 16, 2018. Adult tickets are just $10 and children age 16 and under are free thanks to the funds raised by our spectacular annual benefit, the Festival of Lights Gala.
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    Victory Garden for Peace is hosting a workshop covering the basics of seed saving. Bring your seeds! Basic seed cleaning equipment will be available. BONUS: There will be a plethora of seeds to share and take home!
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    As crisp fall air gives way to long winter nights, we gather in the spirit of the season offering an exclusive viewing of the Gardens aglow.
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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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    Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:00 This special event is coordinated by members of the Fort Bragg Garden Club! The ...