Lunch and Lecture

On select Fridays of every month Sherman Gardens, in partnership with Cafe Jardin, will feature a horticulture speaker combined with a delicious lunch… the perfect way to end the week.​

‘A tale of two floras’ comparing the plants of California & South Africa

Friday, January 10th / 11:30 am – 1 pm
Lunch is served at 11:30 am, the talk will begin at 12:15 pm

California is globally renowned for its fantastic displays of annuals, sweeping landscapes of drought adapted shrubs, and charismatic trees. The flora of Western South Africa is equally famous, containing an incredible diversity of flowering shrubs, succulents and bulbs. Join Evan Meyer, Assistant Director of the UCLA Botanical Garden as he compares the remarkable plants and landscapes of these regions and gives a behind the scenes look at how wild plants are brought into cultivation.

Advanced Reservations

  • Friends Lunch & Lecture | $30
  • Non-Member Lunch & Lecture | $40
  • Friends Lecture Only | Free
  • Non-Member Lecture Only | $5

Day Of Walk-Ins

  • Friends Lunch & Lecture | $40
  • Non-Member Lunch & Lecture | $50
  • Friends Lecture Only | Free
    (RSVP appreciated)
  • Non-Member Lecture Only | $10

All lunch & lectures are from 11:30am – 1pm. Lecture begins at 12pm.