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

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    Mark Jones Photography |

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    Art in the Gardens | 1st weekend in August

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    Festival of Lights | November - December

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    Weddings year-round

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Media/Press Inquiries

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is one of only a handful of public gardens that front an ocean shore. The Gardens is highly photogenic and offers world-recognized collections and a diversity of flora all year long. The mild maritime climate of the Mendocino Coast offers ideal growing conditions for rhododendrons, heaths, heathers, dahlias, heritage roses, succulents, conifers, and so much more. The Gardens is recognized as the #1 attraction for visitors the Mendocino Coast, with more than 100,000 visitors each year.

We welcome media inquiries, whether from freelance journalists, travel writers, home and garden writers, or bloggers. We welcome promotion venues from print, video, blog, and other online social media sites to spread the word. Writing about our not-for-profit garden also helps promote our mission to "engage and enrich lives."

Media Kit

News from the Gardens


Press inquiry contact:
Roxanne Perkins
Communications Manager
707-964-4352 ext. 22

Requests for press passes:
Requests must be submitted a minimum of 72 hours in advance of your visit. A limited number of media passes are available for the Gardens' major events. Written or emailed requests must include credentials, complete contact information, and a proposal for your piece, including target audience and how the piece will be disseminated (online, social media, print, etc.). We ask that you provide follow-up by emailing links or sending a print copy. 

Photo/video requests:
Please email our Communications Manager for high-resolution images and additional information about the Gardens.