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Autumn Lights Festival – BGLM Updates

The Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt is hosting its annual Autumn Lights Festival October 17-19, 2019. For details and tickets to the event check their website...

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Views from October 5

Always fun to spend a day working in the garden and meeting people from all over the world. They come to see our collection with awe.

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Fall Comes to BGLM

Be sure to visit this time of year and see Fall as it changes colors and textures in the Garden. Leaves are changing and light is changing. Soon...

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GSBF Golden Statements Goes Digital – Update Fall 2019

GSBF magazine has gone digital for now. You can download a free copy of the past issue at: Magazine update   We hope the magazine returns to printed...

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Garden Closed – August 3 Due to Local Events

Local events in Oakland are making it difficult to staff the bonsai garden on August 3. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you soon.

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Mammoth Fundraiser 2020 Announced

Save the Date: Feb 2020. More details found on our special page:   Mammoth Fundraiser    

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Thanks for Your Support of World Bonsai Day

We want to express a big thank you to all our volunteer demonstrators, volunteer docents, staff, and especially for the hundreds of visitors that came to visit the...

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New Docent Calendars

Attention docents for BGLM. We are working on a new version of the docent schedule. Until we get the menu item fixed, you can find the calendar on...

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BGLM World Bonsai Day – Save This Date

WORLD BONSAI DAY CELEBRATION – BONSAI GARDEN AT LAKE MERRITT May 11, 2019 Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Demonstrations 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. World Bonsai Day was...

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Garden in Spring Glory

Be sure to visit the garden in the coming weeks. The trees are in their Spring glory. Lots of new growth everywhere. We will be posting images next...

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