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


Giving to the Gardens

Please consider donating toward our Annual Appeal. CLICK HERE to donate in one easy step!

Our mission is to engage and enrich lives by displaying and conserving plants in harmony with our Northern California coastal ecosystems.

As a non-profit organization, our goal is to provide a setting for plants and visitors to thrive. We do this through conservation, education, and inspiration.

How You Can Make a Difference

We have many opportunities for you to join us in our mission. Here are a few options:

Please phone 707-964-4352 ext 26 for more information.


The Community Foundation of Mendocino County recently awarded $103,500 in local grants. Twenty-three “Community Enrichment” grants will fund projects from across Mendocino County. Among the focus areas in this year’s grants are programs that will provide healthy food, increase access to outdoor recreation, beautify community spaces, preserve local history, and enhance opportunities to improve people’s lives. 

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens received $5,000 for the purpose of repairing five bridges within the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens to create a more usable and visitor-friendly atmosphere. The repair of these five bridges will be a huge asset creating a safer and more sustainable network of trails allowing visitors full access to the Gardens... all the way to the ocean. We plan to dismantle the bridges and repurpose the useable planks and rails.

MCBG wants to thank the Community Foundation of Mendocino County's staff and dedicated board of directors for your continued support!

CLICK HERE to view a full list of all 2017 grant recipients.

THANK YOU Bishoff Foundation!

Fresh additions just in time for fall
Mulch and newly planted specimens in the Heath & Heather Collection and Entry Garden supported by the Jack T. and Chatter C. Bishoff Fund.

The Bishoff Fund is a "designated fund" established within The Community Foundation of Mendocino County to support specific organizations, such as a school or nonprofit group, through a perpetual endowment.

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    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is a unique botanical treasure that can only be maintained, strengthened, and shared through the philanthropic support of our donors.
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    Honor your loved one with a Memorial Bench at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
  • Donation of supplies is a great way to show your support for the Gardens! With your tax-deductible donation of any item on the Wish List, you actively become a part of our mission to engage and enrich lives by displaying and conserving plants in harmony with our Northern California Coastal ecosystems.
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    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is enrolled in the Amazon Smile program. This program gives you a simple and automatic way to support the Gardens every time you shop! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the Gardens.