Sierra Club Presents 15th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour July 15

By Susan A. Neufeld


Big Bear Lake, CA – The 15th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour of the Big Bear Valley takes place on Saturday, July 15. Sponsored by the Sierra Club Big Bear Group, the tour showcases homes in Big Bear Valley featuring water-wise yards.

XERISCAPE LogoThis year’s theme, “Water Conservation…A Big Bear Way of Life”, will focus on Big Bear’s unique water situation and how everyone can do their part to conserve water while still creating beautiful and exciting yards and gardens.


The free self-guided tour begins anytime between 9 a.m. and noon at Eminger’s Mountain Nursery. The tour will continue until 4 p.m.

A free map and tour book will be available at the starting location and participants are invited to visit the vendors’ and sponsors’ tents.


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One of the homes on the 2015 tour. (Photo by Sierra Club Big Bear Group)

Eminger’s Mountain Nursery is located at 41223 Big Bear Boulevard across the street from Denny’s Restaurant in Big Bear Lake.

The Xeriscape Garden Tour is hosted by the Sierra Club Big Bear Group, with assistance and support from several agencies, organizations and individuals, including the City of Big Bear Lake, the Big Bear Fire Department, the Big Bear Lake Department of Water & Power, Hunter’s Nursery, Eminger’s Mountain Nursery, several annual event sponsors, and a committee of devoted and enthusiastic landscape lovers.

For more information on the Sierra Club’s Xeriscape Garden Tour, contact Lisa Patterson at (909) 866-1067 or visit  SIERRA CLUB BIG BEAR.