Ruth Bancroft Garden


Visit the Ruth Bancroft Garden and enjoy its unique collection of succulents, cacti and drought-tolerant plants from around the world. The Garden’s founder, Ruth Bancroft, lived to be 109 and was a pioneer in drought-tolerant gardening. The Garden showcases fabulous blooms during every season. Visitors may take a self guided tour or on weekends, docent led tours are offered. The retail nursery carries many varieties of Agaves, Aloes, Sedums, Aeoniums, Echeverias, Cacti, and the largest selection of Proteaceae in Northern California. Ruth Bancroft's summer hours are: Tuesday-Sunday from 10AM to 5PM.