5 beautiful botanical gardens in L.A. to see this spring

Spring is the perfect season to wander through beautiful gardens. Enjoy blooming nature and perfect weather in these botanical gardens.

Descanso Gardens


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One of the most popular gardens, it features a myriad of colorful blooms to marvel at throughout the seasons. It also happens to be one of the best spots to catch a glimpse of the gorgeous fall foliage in L.A. along with the vibrant spring blooms.

Phone: +1 818-949-4200

South Coast Botanic Garden

“The Jewel of the Peninsula,” this incredible 87-acre garden has more than 2,500 different species of plants from around the world. Wander through the spikey beauties of the Cactus Garden or the Zen setting of the Japanese Garden while you see how many of the 200 bird species you can spot. Visit the immersive light show “GLOW” that’s on for the holidays.

Phone: +1 424-452-0920

UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden
(Currently Only Open To Students And Staff)

This 7.5-acre urban oasis is located on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles. Explore number of lush, themed gardens to like the Ancient Forest, the Hawaiin Native blooms or even the Subtropical woodlands. Enjoy the golden poppies which are currently in bloom in the gardens. Plus, it’s all free!

Phone: +1 310-825-1260

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden

Here you’ll enjoy waterfalls, peacocks, the Baldwin lake and incredible fauna. Heavenly!

Phone: +1 626-821-3222

The Huntington

Thanks to the incredible themed sections throughout the 120-acres of lush gardens, this is one of the best gardens in the city. While it is currently closed, advanced ticket bookings will be opening in June.

Phone: +1 626-405-2100

Source: secretlosangeles.com

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