Tickets on sale for La Jolla Historical Society’s Secret Garden tour on May 18

The La Jolla Historical Society will host its 15th annual Secret Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18 to support its goals of discovery, collection and preservation of La Jolla’s heritage. The tour will feature six private gardens, including two La Jolla Farms properties inspired by the Italian countryside, a traditional Muirlands estate with lushly landscaped grounds, a Cape Cod cottage garden with matching playhouse, a 1925 California Tudor with topiary hedges and fragrant sweet peas, and a canyon-view garden with meandering walkways overlooking large Torrey Pines.

■ The Platinum Tour, $175, includes brunch at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa, a guided tour with shuttle transportation, and an additional garden open exclusively to Platinum Tour guests. This tour highlights an oceanfront California Craftsman bungalow with drought-tolerant native plantings surrounding a pool and gazebo with sweeping views of the coastline.

■ The self-guided tour, $40 in advance for Historical Society members and $50 for non-members, will be available the day of the tour for $60.

Reservations can be made online at lajollahistory.org with a credit card or download a reservation form to mail with payment to La Jolla Historical Society, P.O. Box 2085, La Jolla, CA 92038. Guests may also call (858) 459- 5335, ext. 2 for reservation information. The tour will be enhanced by music performances in the gardens by local musicians, displays by designers, and La Jolla artists creating paintings that capture each home and garden’s unique beauty.

For the first time this year, the festivities will also include a Garden Boutique with succulents, orchids, one-of-a-kind spring décor, vintage garden art, unique garden accessories, antiques, gourmet farm products and a gift for Garden Tour ticket holders.

The La Jolla Historical Society’s offices and archives, 7846 Eads Ave., are open to the public 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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