Tulips

2019 Tulip Watch

During tulip season we are open everyday 10:00AM to 5:00PM (until May 8th). After May 8th when the tulips are gone, we revert back to regular business hours. Crystal Hermitage is open year round. Admission: Donation Extra report on the peony flowers in the garden. We can not wait to see these beauties. Tulip Watch. May 1st. Everything is blooming: … Read More

News, Press, Tulips

Tulip Garden Opening Soon: 17,000 Blooms + Special Offer

Springtime is blossoming at Crystal Hermitage in Ananda Village. Come see the spectacular annual blooming of over 17,000 tulips at this beautiful, pristine and lovingly attended garden overlooking the Yuba River and Sierra vistas just 25 minutes above Nevada City proper. Come for the tulips, then enjoy a fresh, locally-sourced, seasonally appropriate lunch or dinner at the Stone House restaurant … Read More

Tulips

Special Events Weekend

Living Wisdom School is a Pre-K to 12th grade school based on the Education for Life philosophy. This child-centered approach encourages a balanced development. Enjoy your day or lunch with live fiddle music by Ananda musicians.

Press

Springtime at Ananda tulip season almost upon us

What began 40 years ago as a small private garden is now frequently atop ​Gorgeous Gardens in the West. Visiting the garden is an annual springtime tradition in the Sierra Foothills for over 12,000 visitors from as far away as India. Trip Advisor reviewers have made the Crystal Hermitage one of the top three spots to visit around Nevada City. … Read More

Tulips

Chase Wild Flowers

We saw Diane Richards post on Facebook titled I love to chase wildflowers and thought we would share her spring road trip itinerary with you. Each spring Daffodil Hill explodes with thousands of blooms, attracting visitors from around the world. The North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve is a nature reserve of 3,315 acres located three miles north of Oroville, in … Read More

Tulips

What to expect during a visit

It’s our annual pilgrimage to see the tulips at the Crystal Hermitage Gardens near Grass Valley California. It’s a 6 hour round trip for us! Was it worth it? Watch our video to find out. I hope you enjoy! Please like/thumbs up and comment as I would love to hear what you think. About Stephanie: I’m Stephanie , Mother of … Read More

Gardening Tips

Winter Garden Inspiration

Excerpt from From the Spirit of Gardening. Winter is more quiet and introspective time.  The sky is paler blue, the days are shorter, and less time is spend out in the garden—if any time at all.  In most areas, Nature uses this season to rest. The focus shifts to the design of the landscape, the structures, and foundation plantings.  The color … Read More