Watch artist Jessamy Barker as she paints a ladybug on a rock and shares tips for creating your own rock paintings. For inspiration, view Jessamy’s creations at Stainedstones.com or visit Gamble and find some of Jessamy’s creations hidden throughout the garden!  Send a photo of your painted rock painting to info@gamblegarden.org and it could appear in a future publication!  This free online class is available on the Gamble YouTube channel at any time. Inspired by the creatures and plant-life of the San …

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Learn to Draw the Gamble Garden house with Instructor Sue Emsley

Enjoy this short instructional video, as Instructor Sue Emsley uses Gamble Garden to demonstrate some of the basics drawing buildings and architecture. Apply these techniques and draw the Gamble Garden house or your own home. We encourage you to share your drawings! Please send photos to info@gamblegarden.org. Instructor Bio Sue was raised in England. She has lived here for about 30 years. She attended Art School in London for her training. She is an Art Teacher and teaches at the …

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Come to Gamble Garden’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, a beloved tradition for the whole family. Hunt for eggs in our beautiful garden, meet friendly animals in the Petting Zoo, take photos with the Easter Bunny, and enjoy Arts  & Crafts. Hunts are at 9:30 am, 11:00 am, and 12:30 pm on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Times are not interchangeable so purchase your tickets for the time you want. Note, tickets must be purchased for each child over 2, and each …

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On October 12, 2019, Gamble Garden held its first-ever Monarch Festival, celebrating monarch butterflies and pollinators everywhere. Coinciding with the western monarch’s migration to the coast, the festival is an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the monarch, its life cycle and how each of us can help to ensure its existence and the survival of all pollinators. Activities include hands-on arts and crafts designed for learning,  games, education tables, and live monarch life cycle displays. The Carriage House …

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Gamble’s fall roundtable discussion on October 10, 2019 focused on Joyful Living and on what’s Trending in House & Garden. Many thanks to our moderator Richard Hayden, Gamble’s Garden Director Richard Hayden and our panelists — interior designer Melinda Mandell, horticulturist Janet Sluis, and food writer Carolyn Jung — for sharing their expert insights. Here’s a look back at the topics covered: How did you get into your line of work and what inspired you to do what you do? …

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We are proud to announce our panel of experts for Gamble’s inaugural fundraiser breakfast, “Joyful Living: Trending in House and Garden”. Food writer Carolyn Jung, interior designer Melinda Mandell, and horticulturalist Janet Sluis will join Gamble Garden Director Richard Hayden to discuss trends in home, garden, tech, food, and health. Follow our speakers and moderator on Instagram: Carolyn Jung , Janet Sluis, Melinda Mandell, Richard Hayden and Gamble Garden. Carolyn Jung Carolyn is an award-winning food and wine writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She …

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Spring Tour 2019 would not have been possible without the generous financial support of businesses and individuals. Many thanks for your support! Business Underwriters Oak ($10,000) Cedar ($1,000) Magnolia ($500) The Dreyfus Group, Golden Gate Creative Planning Avidbank Sotheby’s International Realty Pete Moffat Construction Curtis Edward Dennison Landscape Redwood ($2,500) Sereno Group Curtis Horticulture, Inc. Compass      Leannah Hunt Girvin Peters Landscape     Nicole Aron       Laurel Hunt Robinson Northwall Builders Inc     Carol Carnevale  Stanford …

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Spring Tour 2019 was a resounding success! Gamble Garden thanks the many volunteers for their contributions of knowledge, energy, and enthusiasm. 2019 Spring Tour Committee Chairs Pat Gregory and Ann Kalar 2019 Spring Tour Committee Members Alison Ahmed, Manuela Ancheta, Jane Cate, Martha Chamberlain, David Chang, Sarah Cornwell, Joan Cronin, Pat Davis, Lena Dawson, Karen Douglas, Gary Dunker, Kristin Forbes, Dee Gibson, Margie Harrington. Dedra Hauser, Richard Hayden, Kathryn Ladra, Jeanne Lam, Nancy Merwin, Susann Mirabella, Elizabeth Moragne, Linda Norton, …

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The 2019 Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success! Over 800 adults and children signed up to hunt for eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, create Easter crafts, pet some animals, and spend a lovely spring morning at Gamble.  We hid a total of 3,600 eggs and it looks like the little ones found each and every one! Many thanks to all the volunteers who helped make this event so enjoyable for one and all.  

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Description and photos of participating vendors at Gamble’s May 2019 Luncheon Pop-Up Shop

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