Sumner Garden of Rhododendrons

The Sumner Garden of Rhododendrons is located within the Monte Toyon Camp and Conference Center, up Cathedral Drive in Aptos, adjacent to the Forest of Nisene Marks. The garden is only open a couple of times per year to the general public, usually in the spring, or with an appointment. It is truly an Aptos […]

Aptos Community Garden

Did you know Aptos had a community garden? It’s tucked away toward the very end of Soquel Drive, south of the Freedom Boulevard exit. It’s on the property of the Christ Lutheran Church of Aptos. The mission of the Aptos Community Garden is to be a place for folks with limited access to land to […]

Native Revival Nursery

The Native Revival Nursery is tucked down Mar Vista Drive (off Soquel Drive), right down by the freeway. It sits on a portion of the site previously occupied by the now-defunct Par 3 Golf Course. It is also right adjacent to where the future Mar Vista over-crossing will be located. They’re usually open seven days […]