Gamble Garden is known for its extensive collection of camellias. Visitors will find these stunning blooms in almost every corner of Gamble. We have over 50 cultivars and over 60 plants! Several cultivars were purchased by Miss Gamble herself, including Camellia japonica ‘Shiragiku’ (Purity) 1695, Camellia japonica ‘Usu-otome’ (Pink Perfection) 1875, Camellia japonica ‘Hikaru Genji’ (Brilliant Genji) 1859, and Camellia japonica ‘Kumasaka’ 1695, one of the oldest camellias in continuous culture. Miss Gamble purchased many of her camellias from pioneer …

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This article was published in Gamble Garden’s Member Newsletter in the spring of 2013. Originally titled “Introducing Gamble’s New Garden of Old Roses“, the article was written by Betsy Fryberger on the occasion of the reopening of Gamble’s Rose Garden. The Rose Garden began a multi-year, multi-fund, multi-expert renovation, from late 2010 to early 2013. Welcome to the new garden of old roses, which was planted in the spring of 2011. Although still young, the roses are growing rapidly, climbers …

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Welcome to Gamble Garden We hope that this map and description will give you a deeper appreciation of the house and garden.   Gamble Garden is located at 1431 Waverley Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301. The office in the house is open 9am-2pm, weekdays. Please note that the house and south side of the garden are often closed on Saturday and Sunday afternoons for special events. Please observe the signs posted. The Colonial/Georgian revival house was built by 1904 for …

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The Library Committee has been hard at work, curating and collecting the latest and greatest books for the Gamble Horticultural Library. They’ve recently added five titles that are sure to educate and inspire. The latest additions are listed below. Members are welcome to drop by the library to view these beautiful new books! The non-circulating Gamble Library is open for your use and pleasure on weekdays from 9am – noon. If you are interested in other titles, you can search the …

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