The 30th Annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate

Here’s to You, Mrs. Robinson: The Art of Living The 30th Annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate in partnership with Sunset magazine on May 19, 2018 at the Virginia Robinson Gardens was a spectacular event, thanks to our fabulous co-chairs Jeanne Anderson and Patti Reinstein, our wonderful President Marian Power, and our truly dedicated and passionate Garden Tour Committee. It was a day of unstoppable beauty and high artistic talent on display from the enchanting private gardens to the stunning interiors of the house at the Robinson Estate. A resounding success, the Concierge and VIP level tickets were once again sold out. It was the largest attendance at the Garden Tour ever, and a joyous celebration of this year‘s theme: “Here’s to You, Mrs. Robinson: The Art of Living.“ The outside gardens were all magical and reflect very different eras of Virginia’s long tenure in Beverly Hills, from the Moorish…

Don’t Miss the Garden Tour of the Year at the Historical Virginia Robinson Gardens

This year’s spectacular 30th Annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate is aptly named, “Here’s to You, Mrs. Robinson – The Art of Living.” The Garden Party extravaganza will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 10 AM to 4 PM. This event is more than a garden party and tour…it is an Experience! The day begins with tours of several enchanting private gardens that will truly inspire any garden-loving enthusiast. After the tour of the private gardens, guests are welcomed back to the Virginia Robinson Gardens Estate for an outstanding and bountiful luncheon prepared by The Kitchen for Exploring Foods. Guests that purchase the Concierge Admission Tickets will be pampered not only on the luxury van docent-led tour of the private gardens, but they will also enjoy full-service dining at an exclusive sitting area, which will be masterfully decorated by Peter Otero for Silver Birches. Plus, these guests will receive…

Florists embrace “The Art of Living” at the 2018 Garden Tour

The Friends of Robinson Gardens is so grateful to the extremely talented floral designers who will transform the rooms of Virginia Robinson’s home into settings of dazzling beauty for the 30th annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate on May 19, 2018. Don’t miss this breathtaking event where the florists will interpret the theme: “Here’s to you Mrs. Robinson: The Art of Living!” Each florist is listed alphabetically along with the room/area they are decorating so that you will know where to find them when you visit the Showcase Estate at Robinson Gardens on Garden Tour day. Eric Solberg Gardens – Front Walkway SolbergFarms@msn.com www.ericsolberggardens.com P.O. Box 1022 Topanga, CA  90290-1022 818-713-1945 Eric Solberg the California garden designer was born, raised, and educated in Buffalo, New York. Due to an urban modernization project and the Pan-American Exposition of 1901, he grew up deeply affected by a citywide landscape and canopy of trees designed and planted by…

Designers of the 2018 Virginia Robinson Gardens Showcase Estate & Garden Tour!

The Friends of Robinson Gardens is so grateful to the extremely talented designers who will transform the rooms of Virginia Robinson’s home into settings of enchanting beauty for the annual Garden Tour on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Don’t miss this breathtaking event! Each designer is listed alphabetically along with the room/area they are decorating so that you will know where to find them when you visit the Showcase Estate at Robinson Gardens on Garden Tour day. Kenneth Boyer of Atelier K (see featured image of the 2015 Virginia Robinson home library design) directs his talents in a multifaceted approach to design. Embracing current trends—while alluding to classic roots, form, and function—he continues to evoke creativity and balance in his work. His passion for interiors is similar to music that captivates you—there is a beautiful melody and rhythm that draws you into every interior.  www.atelierkla.com. Kenneth Boyer of Atelier will be located in the Morning Room of the VRG home. _______…

30th Annual Garden Tour: “Here’s to You Mrs. Robinson: The Art of Living”

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the Friends of Robinson Gardens will honor Virginia Robinson’s legacy by hosting the 30th Annual Garden Tour and Showcase Estate. The theme of the Tour is “Here’s to You Mrs. Robinson: The Art of Living.” We are very grateful and honored that Sunset Magazine will be our partner and premier sponsor. Irene Edwards, Editor-in-Chief of Sunset, loves Robinson Gardens; she will attend the event and greet guests. This glorious garden party will reflect Virginia’s extraordinary hospitality and glamorous lifestyle.  Entertaining guests from the Who’s Who of the Golden Age of Hollywood, international dignitaries, and many of Los Angeles’ philanthropic families, Virginia gave legendary parties that were chronicled in the society columns of the newspapers of the day. She not only loved her family, friends, and pets; she also focused on advancing community through philanthropic endeavors. Children’s charities were dear to her heart, and Virginia’s vision for…