Home Garden Tour 2019

Date: 4/27/2019
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $40 for Members/$45 for Non-Members (starts 4/1)
Location: Directions to private gardens will be released once registration is confirmed. Gardens are located throughout Santa Cruz County, from Santa Cruz to Aptos.

The Arboretum is holding its first annual Home Garden Tour on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm. You, your friends, and your family are cordially invited!  

Eight local gardeners showcase their delightful landscapes for you to explore and enjoy. Each garden is unique and is sure to inspire you for your own garden. Life Lab at Gault Elementary is also included to showcase a demonstration garden, inspiring future gardeners. Your day will be filled with relaxation, recreation, and a little bit of adventure along the way.

All proceeds are tax deductible and support the operations of the Arboretum & Botanic Garden. The Arboretum’s mission is connecting people with plants and does this through affordable community education, conservation research, and preparing future leaders for careers in the horticultural industry.  

Purchase a Ticket Online! 

Purchase a ticket today and you will support preservation of plant diversity for future generations.

Directions will be mailed to you when you order online.

You can also purchase your tickets directly from Norrie's Gift Shop, The Garden Company, and San Lorenzo Garden Center, beginning of March. 

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San Lorenzo Lumber

Ray Schmidt


235 River St.

Santa Cruz CA 95060

The Garden Company

Charlie Keutmann


2218 Mission St.

Santa Cruz CA 95060

Norrie’s Gift Shop


1 Arboretum Rd

Santa Cruz CA 95064


Contact Information

Primary Contact

Amber Burke

UC Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden

1 Arboretum Rd.

Santa Cruz, CA 95064