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                 2023   Horton Iris Garden    7440 King Rd, Loomis, CA

OPEN for picking up iris orders:  Starting August 18, 2023  --  10am to 3 pm
           Friday, Saturday, Sunday  only.   Special times need to be pre-arranged.

Open Air Market:  April 29th and 30th from  10 am to 5 pm
     Enchance your visit during a peak bloom weekend with shopping our hand picked vendors.
      A coffee trailer will also be at the farm for this event.

Art in the Garden:  May 13th and 14th from 10 am to 5 pm
Bring Mom out for a special outing.  We are elevating our garden experience with an array of
       artists to make the day special for Mom.  Coffee will also be served this weekend!

Harvest Market:  August  26th and 27th   from 10 am to 3 pm
       This will be our third annual Harvest Market.  Come pick up your iris order and shop our vendors, pick a bouquet
       from our U-Pick field and have an iced coffee.  Stay for an iris demo, where we show you how to dig, divide, and
       plant your irises.  Plus we will answer all your iris questions.

We also offer many classes through the year.  Click on the book button to see any current selections.  
And check with our facebook events page.

Your event:   We regularly host Car clubs, small birthday parties, Garden clubs, women's club, or a group of friends.  Call Lori at (916) 276-8145 to reserve a date and fee quote for a group event.
Sorry, We DO NOT host weddings or wedding receptions, our insurance does not allow it.

Picnic table reservations:  Mother's Day weekend, our shaded picnic table areas are available by reservation only.  We have 4 table areas that can sit up to 12 quests (more if own chairs are brought).  The times to reserve are 10:00, 12:00 and 2:00.  The times at the table are 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Cost is $35.00 for the time at the tables.  We will have an iris floral bouquet at the table for your visit.
       CLICK HERE  to see the reservation availability on the shaded picnic areas.
Shaded table areas during the rest of the iris bloom season are first come first serve.  If you would
like to reserve a shaded table area during our open garden times so you have a special spot for your picnic, they can be reserved at $8.00 per hour.

Farm use for Photography photo sessions with clients or after hour photography:

Our rates for year round to use the farm is $30.00.  This allows you to use around the iris garden/barn, the driveways, around
the pond, and in the iris gardens.  The use of the Iris Garden from April 15th to May 15th has special pricing.   More on that pricing below.   

You can also access the u-pick flower garden August through October when they are in bloom.
We will allow up to 4 photographers on the property during any given time.  There is ample room to have many around the property.  There is no time limit for your photo shoot.  But this price is limited to one family/person per fee.  If you are photographers sharing a shoot of each other, you each need to pay the $30.00 price.  If you want to do mini shoots, please
contact Lori at (916) 276-8145 to discuss pricing.

Pricing for the iris garden from April 15th to May 15th, during our peak bloom time is $60.00.  We will only allow two
photographers to book the iris garden per evening.  This price also allow you to use all the farm that evening.  (Booking just
the farm, excluding the iris garden during this time is available.)

When you book, there will be a small booking fee with the booking app, we do not control this fee.
Click the book button to see availability and to book.

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Events that Horton Iris Garden will be attending:

  • Loomis Eggplant Festival:   October 7, 2023

       Horton Iris Garden booth will have about 100 varities of iris rhizomes for sale.
            (ready to plant).  The Eggplant Festival is a street festival with vendors, entertainment,
             etc., in downtown Loomis.     Click to view events of Eggplant Festival

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