Landscapes Southern California Style (SM)

Garden Entrance Visit our water efficiency garden anytime for ideas! Group tours available.

Need more ideas on what you can do in your home or business landscape? Western’s one-acre water use efficiency garden, Landscapes Southern California Style(SM) is the place to go in the Inland Empire for water-wise ideas. The garden is an education center that offers not just excellent examples of California native and climate-appropriate plants, but also information on the irrigation systems and soils that greatly impact a landscape’s water-saving ability. 

The garden is located at 450 E. Alessandro Blvd., Riverside CA 92508, and is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. except for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. From the 91 freeway, take Central Avenue east for five miles. Central Avenue turns into Alessandro Blvd. From the 215 freeway, take Alessandro Blvd. west for two miles.

Guided Tours

Do you have a group of eight or more interested in a guided tour? Submit a tour request for either school children groups, or adult groups (including high school students). A tour coordinator will contact you.
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