A marker by the base of an elm tree in Golden Gate Park has the inscription:
Under the parent of this tree,
Washington first took command of the American Army, July 3, 1775 Planted by San Francisco Chapter Sons of the American Revolution 1932
On Sunday, Dec. 18, soccer fans will gather along the JFK Promenade in Golden Gate Park at 7 a.m. to watch Argentina and France face off for the 2022 World Cup finals.
After all, the purpose of government is to subsidize, maintain and enhance the class interests of the wealthy, a mission it does exceedingly well.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved combining the operation of Golden Gate Park’s Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers and the Japanese Tea Garden last month, then placing them under management of the Botanical Garden Society.
The past decade or so has been dismal for anyone who values Golden Gate Park as a sanctuary filled with natural wonders.
For only the second time in its 12-year lifespan, Terra the Titan bloomed at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers in August 2020. Terra is an amorphophallus titanum, also known as Titan Arum or a corpse flower.
Night Bloom, a light and sound experience that debuted at the Conservatory of Flowers last winter, returns shining brighter this holiday season after a successful run in 2018. This year, more lights, immersive soundscapes and art from Oakland-based artists HYBYCOZO will dazzle and amaze.
The third annual flower-powered night under the stars kicks off summer with the Psychedelic Photosynthesis and Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam on June 19.
A free all-star concert, dubbed “Surrealistic Summer Solstice 2,” was held at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park on June 20.
Due to popular demand, the SF Recreation and Park Department is extending the
popular illumination of the historic Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park
through Nov. 26.