Bring Your Plant Problem and Your Problem Plant for a Diagnosis and Group Prescription

Plants get sick too! Got an issue with a plant that simply won’t thrive? Bring it in for a check-up at our upcoming meeting on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7:00PM..

Diagnosis Tuesday

If you’re at a loss on what to do about that ailing azalea or "Ruby Blush" echeveria languishing away on your window sill—let us help you analyze and fix the problem. Even if it’s too late to help a specific plant, a diagnosis and solution may be critical in helping to save other plants.

Do you have an unknown plant you need identified? Perhaps it was a garden surprise sown by birds or the wind. Perhaps that succulent you got as a gift or purchased from your local nursery was minus an identifying label.

Walk away with a prescription for your plant issue. Don’t miss our next meeting!

See you in the "Garden Room" at the Veterans Memorial Complex on Tues, November 7 at 7:00 PM!

Meeting: Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM | 4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Culver City Garden Club 2017 Fall Garden Hop

October 14, 2017, 10:00 AM | (View Park-Windsor Hills)


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About Our Garden Tour: Ended. Next tour Spring 2018

[UPDATED: 10/15/17]: You were marvelous. Thank you!!! A great event needs one very important ingredient — It needs You! Thank you hosts for sharing your wonderful gardens! And thank you friends and guests for hopping along with us from garden to garden. We had a terrific time. Catch you on our next tour in Spring 2018.

Join the Culver City Garden Club for a day of fun, hopping from one inspired garden to the next with friends! We have a splendid mix of five must-see gardens for your enjoyment. Gardens infused with plants, colors textures and art. Get tons of ideas to inspire your imagination when nurturing and decorating your own garden. End the day at an after party at a thriving succulent-cactus gardens that watered only a handful of times per year!

Pick up map and descriptions on the day of the tour.

START ADDRESS: No longer applicable
WHEN: OCTOBER 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
PRICE: $10 non-members. Free to members and children under 12
CONTACT: (213) 842-4468 or garden@culvercitygardenclub.org

Opal's & Kevin's Garden 45 minutes
  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am

    Discover the incredibile creativity of this dynamic duo at 3507 Westmount (in the View Park/ Windsor Hills area).

Ron's Gangsta Garden 45 minutes
Auriel's Garden 30 minutes
  • 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

    Cactus, coleus, succulents and roses number among these favorites overlooked by 60-year old avocado trees.

Lori's Garden 45 minutes
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

    An eclectic garden brimming with personality; stunning foliage, textures, colors and other garden delights you'll love.

Mel & Barb's Garden 2 hours 30 min
  • 2:00 - 4:30 pm

    AFTER PARTY. Finish your tour with a treat in the garden of CCGC's resident bonsai artist. Explore a self-contained space featuring a rock garden, bonsia and bursts of dramatic grasses.

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Past Garden Excursions

We’ve got a few photos from some of our previous garden adventures

We love our gardens! Equally so, we love visiting the gardens of other gardening enthusiasts. These adventures are the perfect gateways to ideas, tips and inspiration for our own gardens. Below are just a few examples of photos taken by some of our garden hoppers on past excursions.

The low maintenance, drought tolerant Variegated Century Plant defines this garden. Yellow stripes stretched along blue-green pointed leaves make it a visually stunning accent. After 8-10 years a large fast-growing flower stalk shoots out of it's center. It then dies but at it's base multiple pups emerge to replace the mother in a renewed cycle.
Agave Americana ‘Variegata’

Variegated Century Plant

The Blue agave plant was a standout in this garden. Yes, it serves as the base ingredient for tequila.
Agave Tequilana

Blue Agave or tequila Agave

Garden Tour 2013. Their was an art surprise around every corner in this garden
Garden Hop 2013

This whimsical garden left everyone smiling

Beautiful but stinky—the stapelia is a master trickster. In it's bid for pollination, the Stapelia masquerades as a delectable food source for blow flies, who love the odour of rotten flesh. The flies are unwittingly deceived into believing the flower is an ideal place to lay their eggs. The little maggots pay the ultimate price and starve. The flower like most desert blooms survives only 2-3 days.
Carrion (Stapelia variegata) flower

Renouwned for its foul smell

Garden Hop 2013. We're scheduled for a revisit of this garden on this Autumn tour. New fun surprises await you. Don't miss it! Hint: Halloween is just around the corner.
Garden Hop 2013

Mel's Garden

Blue Stick or Blue Finger succulents (Senecio mandraliscae). This succulent typically crawls along the ground creating a dense mat that can hide almost any sin. But isn't it even more dramatic and eye-catching climbing up a tree!
Reaching for the Palms

Blue Stick succulents (Senecio mandraliscae)


Generic Questions About This Event

Our tour and workshop are free to members and children under 12. Non-members are just $10 per persons.

Pay on the day of the tour at our first Garden (Mel's Garden till 10:45 AM ). Or, if you're late speak to our treasurer, Cynthia Jackson or our president and primary point of contact, Beverly at (213) 842-4468.

The Culver City Garden Club "Autumn Garden Tour" is primarily a self-guided garden tour including a pruning workshop and demo on creating a rain garden.

If you're a member, absolutely! Simply visit our Autumn Our Map and Schedulepageand enter the Access Password that will be emailed to you by our VP of Communications. Our members without email will be sent the map via snail mail.

Non-members can pick up a tour packet with map and schedule on the day of the tour at our first garden 2731 Bagley Ave. Los Angeles 90034 (Mel's Garden)

The tour lasts from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM — Then, join us for even more fun at the "Tour After-Party" for food, drinks and socializing while enjoying a great hillside view of DTLA. Note; Time frames are assigned for each garden. Check your Tour Schedule and this site for any updates. We'll also email notifications of any adjustments to the schedule

You can park on the streets in the vicinity of the gardens.

Asolutely! We welcome kids at all of our events

According to the weather gurus, Saturday should be pleasant (around 72°). But, we still encourage everyone bring along water and ready snacks and to wear comfortable clothing and shoes and other weather protective gear


Garden Hop is FREE for members and children under 12. Non members pay $ 10.


  • Five inspirational and unique gardens
  • Explore a guerilla garden that helped revitalized a local community and became global phenomenum
  • Experts onboard to answer guestions
  • Tour discount for new member sign-ups (Not valid for renewals). Invite your gardening friends
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Kids (Under 12)

  • Five inspirational and unique gardens
  • Explore a guerilla garden that helped revitalized a local community and became global phenomenum
  • Experts onboard to answer guestions
  • Tour discount for new member sign-ups (Not valid for renewals). Invite your gardening friends
See Schedule


  • Five inspirational and unique gardens
  • Explore a guerilla garden that helped revitalized a local community and became global phenomenum
  • Experts onboard to answer guestions
  • Tour discount for member sign-ups. Special Offer : $15 for new membership sign-ups during the Garden Hop (Not valid for renewals)
Pay on Day of Hop


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