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Celebrate Earth Day at Descanso Gardens –Free Activities with Admission

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Descanso Gardens Celebrates Earth Day – Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24

Celebrate nature with programs focusing on flowers and plants for your garden. This year’s Earth Day celebration includes the Mt. SAC plant sale and the Botanic Bling trunk show! Activities free with admission and scheduled both days, unless noted otherwise.

  • Botanic Bling, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Just in time for Mother’s Day shopping, Botanic Bling, Descanso’s signature trunk show of unique accessories and jewelry, returns with an Earth Day spin.
  • Mt. SAC plant sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Students from the Mount San Antonio College horticulture program will sell a variety of potted plants to make your home garden zing this spring.
  • California wildflower display, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: This floral installation will give you a close up view of the many beautiful native California blooms you can find at Descanso.
  • Wildflower seed activity, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Choose from a variety of native seeds curated by Descanso’s expert horticulturalists to make your very own wildflower seed packet.
  • Oak Woodland walk, Saturday only, 11 a.m.: Join Native Garden Horticulturalist Layla Valenzuela for a walk that explores the Oak Woodland, a wildlife restoration site.
  • Patina, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Fresh from the Garden Menu featuring grill favorites, salads and a smoothie bar. On the Main Lawn.
  • Earth Day 5k (Sunday Only), 7:30 am: Experience the Gardens in a new way while you support Descanso! A portion of your entry fee benefits Descanso Gardens. Register at racewire.com