Explore six private gardens in Pasadena, San Marino, and South Pasadena, open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. Highlights include a property originally designed in 1937 by Florence Yoch, use of Australian and California native plants, espaliered camellias, a natural stream, and rooftop gardens. Maps and tickets will be available at the Arlington Garden in Pasadena from 9:30 am to 3:30 p.m.; gardens are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to each garden is $7 or $35 for a booklet of six tickets (children under 12 free); no reservations required; ¬†rain or shine. For more information, visit www.opendaysprogram.org or call us toll-free at 1-888-842-2442.