• Curated Garden Tour

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    Name: Curated Garden Tour
    Date: April 13, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Curated Tour of Florence Bixby’s Gardens at Rancho Los Alamitos April 13, 2019 12:00 Noon until 2:30 p.m. $10 per person SPACE IS LIMITED/Advance Online Reservations Required There’s no better time to enjoy the Rancho’s nationally recognized gardens which were planned and executed in the early decades of the 20th century under the careful guidance of owner Florence Green Bixby using outstanding landscape architects and plantsmen of the era, including the Olmsted Brothers, William Hertrich, Florence Yoch, Paul J. Howard, and Allen Chickering. Your guide will be the Rancho’s own historic gardens expert, Janet Brown Becker. Ms. Becker has a master’s degree in Landscape Architecture with an emphasis in California garden design and history from UC Berkeley. She studied under the Rancho’s preeminent landscape architectural consultants, Russell Beatty and David Streatfield. Ms. Becker oversees the historic interpretation, curatorial documentation and horticultural integrity of the Rancho’s gardens. Important Details: The tour is appropriate for adults and interested teens. Please allow 2 1/2 hours for your tour. Allow more time if you would like to visit the Barnyard, Ranch House, Rancho Center and Gift Shop. Visitors will be on their feet, standing and walking for the entire tour. Comfortable shoes are a must, preferably with closed toes. A hat and drinking water are advisable. Upon arrival, please assemble outside the Rancho Gift Shop. Reservations are not refundable but may be transferred when notice is given to the Rancho at (562) 431-3541. Reservations are required and can be made at https://rancholosalamitos.org/events/2019_garden_tours/index.html
    Location:
    Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 E. Bixby Hill Road, Long Beach, California 90815 - 562.431.3541
    Date/Time Information:
    April 13, 2019 / Noon to 2:30pm
    Contact Information:
    562.431.3541
    Fees/Admission:
    $10/person
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