10 Secret Los Angeles Gardens Locals Love for a Lush Escape

Sometimes you need a breath of fresh air in the middle of the city. Courtesy of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve Los Angeles is fertile ground for ...

September 18, 2022
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Sometimes you need a breath of fresh air in the middle of the city. Courtesy of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve Los Angeles is fertile ground for growing lush gardens with its always sunny, Mediterranean-like climate. And you don't have to look far to find these verdant landscapes. Sure, you may know the Getty's Central Garden and The Huntington Library's botanical gardens, but many more secret gardens are sprouting in the nooks and crannies of the city's best neighborhoods. We dug around to find 10 secret gardens in Los Angeles that you can visit — some are even free.