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T-Shirts are Now Available Underground

We’re proud to announce that T-shirts in Men’s, Women’s and Children’s sizes are now available in our Forestiere Underground Gardens Gift Shop! Call us or write for details.

Forestiere Underground Gardens Featured on NPR

Thank you to the team at KQED and NPR for their story on our unique open air museum! Last summer we had the privilege of hosting Jessica Placzek and Maddie Gobbo from KQED who put together an audio piece on our gardens. The original piece was broadcast on KQED last fall, and we were excited to…

Did You See the Gardens on Fox Business’s “Strange Inheritance”?

We were so excited to be featured on Fox Business’s “Strange Inheritance” show highlighting the wonderful and weird things that people have inherited from their ancestors. As you might imagine, the Forestiere Underground Gardens fits right into this category! We were also featured in the Fresno Bee – check out their article for more on the…

Tour Manager Shera Rodrick Appears on Central Valley Talk

Visit online and in person at 5021 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722. Call (559) 271-0734 to schedule a tour today Thanks to the Central Valley Talk team for interviewing our tour manager, Shera Rodrick, about the Forestiere Underground Gardens. Click play above to watch the video and learn more.

Extreme Heat Advisory and Tour Schedule Updates

Hello Forestiere Underground Gardens friends!  We are an open air museum in Fresno CA without air conditioning. On 110 degree days, it may be 20-25 degrees cooler underground, but that is still uncomfortable for many visitors.  Therefore, when we are on an extreme heat watch we may cancel some of our afternoon tours. We will try to…

New Arrival in Our Trinity Courtyard

In addition to carving out 18 – 23 acres of rooms, tunnels and courtyards, Baldassare Forestiere also planted and cared for a variety of citrus trees in his underground gardens. Three types of oranges, two varieties of lemons, cedros, grapefruits, and kumquats are among the varieties found here. While most citrus lasts about 50 years,…

Thank You Fresno Bee and Readers!

The Fresno Bee conducted their annual People’s Choice Awards and we were so pleased to be listed among the top “things to do” in Fresno. See the entire list here. THANK YOU TO THE FRESNO BEE AND ALL THE READERS FOR THIS HONOR.

Book signing with Author Doug Hansen!

Local author and illustrator, Doug Hansen, will be visiting Forestiere Underground Gardens on occasion. His beautiful children’s books will be for sale and available to be signed.Please check back here for date & time of future signing events. Illustrator Doug Hansen was born in Fresno, California and is the eldest of six children in an…