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LIFE IS SIMPLY BETTER IN A GARDEN

Maybe it’s the chance to stop and reflect; maybe it’s just the astounding beauty.

The Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, a non-profit organization, is a remarkable resource for everyone. Located in Old Palo Alto, our historic property has a rich legacy, a commitment to education, and year-round beauty. Come see Gamble for yourself—it’s free and the garden is open to the public every day during daylight hours.

Our historic two-and-a-half acre property includes a rose garden, cutting garden, formal herb garden, demonstration bed, wisteria garden, and an allée. Here are five good reasons to get outdoors at Gamble: Enjoy a new view, Notice what’s in bloom, Ditch the tech (for a bit), Relax and re-center, Take a breath of fresh air.

Come enjoy Gamble Garden, operated by a small staff and a legion of volunteers for the enjoyment of all.

The Main House, non-lending library, and offices are closed for the month of January. The gardens are open.

 

ANNUAL APPEAL

Our Annual Appeal campaign supports Gamble Garden and our mission to maintain and enhance our historic house and 2.5-acre garden.

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UPCOMING CLASSES

 

  • Houseplant Propagation
    Thursday, January 27, 2022, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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  • February Second Saturday
    Saturday February 12, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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  • Bookmaking in the Garden
    Saturday, March 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
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  • Growing Cymbidium Orchids
    Saturday, March 26, 9:30am - 11:30am
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WEDDINGS & RENTALS

Our historic Carriage House and beautiful garden are the perfect settings for events for 50 guests in the heart of old Palo Alto.  Click here to view more about our availability.

ANNUAL EVENTS

Be a part of our cherished community traditions and discover what makes Gamble special.

SPRING TOUR

For over thirty-five years, the annual Gamble Garden Spring Tour has been a must-see event featuring Palo Alto’s finest private gardens, unparalleled shopping opportunities, fine dining, and more.

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FESTIVAL OF TREES

Gamble’s holiday celebration features a winter wonderland of decorated trees, a family fun night, holiday marketplace, holiday bake sale, tree auction and more. Make it your new family holiday tradition!

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