Our standard package for groups of 60 is a partner package with Ambrosia Crossing. Watch here for details. [/tx_row] All weddings and events must be booked with the Office manager prior to scheduling or we cannot guarantee availability. Please review the FAQ regarding our rules, they are not negotiable.
Our standard package for groups of 25-60 is a 1-hour ceremony, 2-hour photo session, 1-hour reception, and optional tour. –$1000 –you may schedule a visit prior to plan the details of your day. Photo session may be scheduled on another day. The individual options are: All weddings and events must be booked with the Office […]
Our standard package for small groups is a 1-hour ceremony, 2-hour photo session, 1-hour reception, and optional tour. –$800 –you may schedule a visit prior to plan the details of your day. Photo session may be scheduled on another day. The individual options are: All weddings and events must be booked with the Office manager […]
What is included? Power is available in the Garden House only, ceremonies located in the garden will need to plan accordingly. Restrooms are available but are limited. The bride may use the Garden House to prepare for the ceremony in the garden. We have 2 10×30 tents and 1 20×30 tent available for rent. No […]
Wright’s Yellowshow (Amoreuxia wrightii) During my first year at Peckerwood, a strange plant suddenly appeared in a raised bed near John’s house. The intriguing foliage was unfamiliar to me, with each leaf bearing toothy-edged finger-like lobes jutting out in all directions. At first, the leaf looked green, but the more I focused on it, a blue hue became increasingly apparent. The point from which the lobes radiate […]
In my home state of Florida, the native cycad is a staple landscape plant in parking lot islands, foundation plantings…anywhere. These cycads are planted as individual textural specimens or massed in clumps or rows. Aside from their attractiveness, their popularity also is due to their propensity for being a durable, drought-tolerant and frost-hardy option for […]
Prunus mume ‘Josephine’ bending well with woody lilies at the edge of the south dry garden One of the stars among Peckerwood’s many winter-interest plants is Prunus mume, also known as the flowering apricot. For quite some time, as evidenced by some large trees on the property, John Fairey has been amassing various cultivars for trial here in […]
Taken in late October, the green foliage of Populus rzedowskii contrasts against the browned leaves of surrounding native P. occidentalis. I recently learned that likely every Mexican sycamore in cultivation, widely known under the Latin name Platanus mexicana is actually a different species altogether – Platanus rzedowskii. I am now doubtful if the “true” P. mexicana is actually cultivated in the U.S. This incorrect […]
Trillium texanum , a pedicillate wakerobin, in our conservation collection. In many cooler parts of the country, trilliums are the heralds of spring in the woodland garden, with their beautifully patterned leaves and striking flowers serving as a cheerful farewell to winter. Many gardeners are surprised to find that we are able to grow various Trillium species […]
This multi-stemmed shrub stretches to at least 5 feet tall and bears oak-shaped leaves. In March the entire plant is smothered in clusters of bright yellow flowers that are a magnet for a variety of pollinators. Offered are rooted cuttings from John’s wild collected Mexican plants.