Curated Garden Tour - June 8

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Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens

6400 East Bixby Hill Road

Long Beach, CA 90815

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A Curated Tour of Florence Bixby’s Gardens at Rancho Los Alamitos

Join us for a delightful journey through the celebrated gardens at Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens.

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.

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SPACE IS LIMITED. 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, 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. Please note: Reservations are not refundable but may be transferred to another person (but not to another date) when notice is given to the Rancho at (562) 431-3541.

The same tour will be offered on four Saturdays in the Spring of 2019 -
March 9, April 13, May 11 and June 8.


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