Our Butterfly Pavilion and Nature Gardens are now open, and tickets are sold out for the season. The inside of the museum remains closed. Advanced timed-tickets are required for members and non-members. See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Edible Garden

What kinds of edible plants can you grow right here in L.A.?

basket of produce from edible garden

Love food? Visit our Erika J. Glazer Family Edible Garden to see what kinds of edible plants you can grow in your own garden, or sign up for a class. And don’t forget to ask about our weekly harvest tour!

Apples grow on a tree

Anna apples ripening in the Edible Garden.

Class participants planting in the Edible Garden

Participants in a gardening class.

Hops growing on the vine

Hops on the vine.

Women smelling herbs in the Nature Garden

Smelling some herbs.

Chalkboard signs describes ryegrass cover crop

Ryegrass cover crop.

Recently harvested fall vegetables in a basket

Fall bounty.

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Anna apples ripening in the Edible Garden.

Participants in a gardening class.

Hops on the vine.

Smelling some herbs.

Ryegrass cover crop.

Fall bounty.

Things you'll do and see:

  • Learn about using cover crops in your home garden.

  • Smell the aromatic herbs.

  • Get ideas for container gardening at home.