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“Beautiful Sanctuary!”

Myrtle Creek Botanical Gardens & Nursery
Ranked #2 of 20 things to do in Fallbrook
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: An easy trip to the country. Just 2 minutes the I-15 hwy or hwy 76. Discover one of San Diego's most popular destinations. Free Admission and Free Parking. Acres of lush gardens set on a turn of the century farm surrounded by ancient oak forest Organic farm to table cafe overlooking the water wheel fed lily pond 1898 Red Barn Live Music Saturdays on the Garden Terrace Live Seminar Stage Monthly Fairs and Festivals Gourmet Country Kitchen Farm House Home, Garden and Lifestyle Gift shop
Reviewed July 8, 2017

Really enjoyed this little gem in the middle of Fallbrook. We went on a Friday afternoon. It was a little warm out, but there was plenty of shade to be found and benches to sit on. There were also water misters (for the plants), but I found myself getting nice and close to them to get a bit of cooling off. Beautiful gardens and water features throughout the gardens. Statues throughout as well. Butterflies and dragonflies galore. Even though I was born/raised on a farm with goats, they had goats there that were entertaining as well with the goat bridge and, if you wanted to pay a little extra, you can feed them. Near the entrance, they also had a great collection of statutes for sale and viewing. Lots of plants were for sale as well. There was a small cafe and gift shop as well with some unique gifts. The staff at the gardens were also very supportive for your questions and guidance. Without prompting, we also appreciated the fact that one of the staff offered to take a picture of our group. Really enjoyed this little oasis in Fallbrook. Definitely would return again. Loved the hospitality of the staff.

Thank ELS20
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

Great place to spend time with your family in piece with nature. There is plenty of free parking. The vintage and green scenery take you to a magical place in time. There are plenty of plants for sale, seeds, organic products and vintage garden memorabilia. Peaople are very friendly. Food is not allowed into the premises. Nonetheless, there is beautiful cafeteria with cater food, (turquey sandwich, salads and the soup of the day) and fresh quesadillas, ask Billy to make you one, delicious. Also do not miss the plantation house, you can rent it for special events. If you are lucky, Anthony will serve you fresh lemonade. There is also a goat farm and wild bird scenery. Truly a place to visit and have a pleasant evening. Enjoy.

Thank SantiagoChago
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

Stopped in to check out the café. Employees were very outgoing and directed us through the nursery to the café. The daily menu was posted on a large board and I chose the Turkey Sandwich. The food was brought to our table, picnic style, in a small wicker basket. Diners are responsible for picking up their own utensils in the café building before exiting to the dining areas. A very serene atmosphere, even though it is located just off of busy Reche Road. The food was good and it was a great get away for lunch. There are other areas of the gardens to visit--we stopped by the barn to see the goats. For an additional fee, you can feed/pet the goats. I picked up two Myrtleberry Pies--absolutely the best--I felt that they are better than Julian Apple Pies.

Thank Karl B
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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Myrtle Creek is a great way to spend the day . We have been here several times . We have taken family members that range in age from 6 to 82 years old , all loved it .
It's so much more than a nursery . Walk through the gardens, have a piece of pie and lemonade outside , pet the goats , make a fairy garden , buy a unique gift or simply take some photos of the beautifully peaceful surroundings .
The staff is very friendly and helpful . I found the prices to be very reasonable .
We love this place , any excuse to visit will do .
Enjoy

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

Very beautiful gardens with all kinds of plants and seedlings. The food is good and you eat in the gardens.

Thank Kenneth C. B
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