Flowering plants have been a part of Gamble Garden since Elizabeth Gamble’s father began construction in 1902. Visitors can enjoy the sight of colorful flowers in every part of the garden, throughout the year. From the California poppies sprinkled throughout the native garden to the renowned historic camellias, each bloom is a cherished part of Gamble. Each of the flowers listed in the Word Search below can be found at Gamble Garden. Can you find them all? When you’re done …

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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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Is your Girl Scout or Boy Scout troop interested in earning a Bug Badge, Animal Habitat, or Gardener Badge? Let Gamble Garden help! We can design a program incorporating educational lectures, interactive discussions, and hands-on activities that fulfill the requirements for one or more of the following badges: • Bug Badge • Animal Habitat Badge • Gardener Badge This month, Four Palo Alto Girl Scout Troops earned their Bug Badge and Animal Habitat Badge at Gamble’s Monarch Butterfly class. Nature Conservationist …

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Learn how to make seedling pots from newspaper. Newspaper seedling pots are inexpensive and earth-friendly. In addition, they help minimize transplant shock when seedlings are ready to be planted in the ground.

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