Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
California's Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Garden by the Sea
The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens are located in Northern California in Fort Bragg. Fort Bragg is a beautiful vacation spot with the gardens being one of the highlights. They are located on the bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
I'm lucky to live here and love to take walks through the gardens combining exercise, fresh air and beautiful scenery. I feel like I'm on a mini-vacation every time I stroll the gardens.
A variety of plants bloom at different times throughout the year so it looks different every time. You'll find thousands of plants and wildlife. There are also sculptures created by local artists.
I highly recommend Fort Bragg as a vacation destination. In fact, we have visitors who come every year to enjoy the ocean, artist galleries, gardens, and friendly people.
To find out more about the garden by the sea, click Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
NOTE: All photos Copyright 2009 Frankie Kangas
Seasonal Splendor: A Variety of Garden Plants
Something for every plant lover
The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens has something for everyone.
Seasons at Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden. See What's Blooming on Your Visit
February, March, April
Early rhododendrons, camellias, daffodils, magnolias,cherries, and Pacific Coast iris (spring whale migration occurs during this time)
May, June, July
Rhododendrons, heritage roses, perennials,cactus, succulents, lilies, heathers, coastal and forest wildflowers
August, September, October
Perennials, dahlias, heritage roses, heathers, fuchsias, and hydrangeas
November, December, January
Late perennials, winter heathers, camellias, and wild mushrooms (winter whale migration)
Photo: the Heather Garden
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Photo Gallery - Take a virtual stroll through the gardensClick thumbnail to view full-size
Ocean View Photo Gallery - Ocean View Photos of MCBGClick thumbnail to view full-size
Garden Sculpture Throughout the Gardens
Beautiful garden sculpture
Fort Bragg has the largest number of artists per capita than any other town in the United States. The Arts support the Gardens and the Gardens supports the arts.
The Gardens holds a yearly event called Art in the Gardens where they showcase the work of between 40-80 artists. Part of the proceeds from sales go to the Gardens, which is a non-profit. in 2009 the Gardens has incorporated garden sculpture year-round. See the wonderful photos I took last week of the sculpture there today.
Garden Sculpture Photo Gallery - A few of the Sculptures on Display in 2009Click thumbnail to view full-size
Map for Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens - On the coast of Northern California
Books about Botanical Gardens - Books for the garden lover
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