The 103-year-old facility—divided into five sections or “display houses” (Bromeliad, Palm, Fern, Cactus, and Seasonal) and containing more than 1,200 species of plants—has a fully updated glazing system and steel earthquake reinforcement. Admire the beautiful new laminated safety glass as well as the impressively large specimens, such as the Cactus House’s 99-year-old jade plant. In addition, the east wing of the production greenhouse (think of it as the backstage area to the display houses) was completely rebuilt. This greenhouse space hosts dozens of garden-related classes thanks to The Friends of the Conservatory.
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1400 E. Galer St.