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

Past Events

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    Since 2004, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens has partnered with University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) to offer the University’s Master Gardener Program on the Mendocino Coast. The purpose of the program is to develop a corps of local volunteers who can advise and support environmentally friendly, successful gardening by other members of their communities.
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    The Friends of the Gardens (FOG) annual Holiday Wreath and Centerpiece Sale is one of their many fundraisers for Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
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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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    Naturalist and Mycologist, Mario Abreu leads a workshop for beginners all about mushroom identification and uses.
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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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    Learn to create a unique wreath incorporating beautiful, natural elements. This "make and take" workshop is a great way to add some holiday cheer to your home.
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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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    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens offers docent-led walks focused on what is in bloom or seasonally interesting on the last Monday of each month from April through October.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 ...