Immediately north of the koi pond lie a variety of gardens managed by the horticulture department on campus. From cacti to ferns, each area is carefully tended to by students and faculty. Some of the gardens are even accented by rustic tables and gazebos, making them a perfect place to relax.

In this video, professor Brian Scott, Department Chair of Agricultural Sciences, speaks about the Mt. SAC Demonstration Garden, a Hidden Gem in the Horticulture Unit above building 80.