Are you interested in becoming a member of our growing Garden Guide program? Gamble Garden horticultural staff invites you to attend an orientation session on Tuesday September 10 from 10:00am – 12:30pm. This informative session will give you a taste of our inquiry-based approach to Gamble’s historical “garden rooms” and to our specialty gardens such as the camellia, native plant, pollinator, and rain gardens. We’ll spend time in the classroom, out in the garden, and will break for a light …

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Did you know that many of the world’s biggest commercial crops – like potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, sweet and hot peppers and tobacco – come from the same family of plants? And that some important (and in some cases irreplaceable) drugs like scopolamine, atropine, nicotine and capsaicin are also produced by those plants? The solanaceous or Nightshade family of plants was the focus of a special member tour led by Dr. Doug Kalish, a biology PhD and longtime Gamble volunteer. Dr. …

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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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To honor and thank Gamble’s volunteers, the Volunteer Development Committee hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Party on the 6th of June. Special recognition was given to select long time volunteers who have gone above and beyond in their service to Gamble. This year’s honorees are: Carmen Pekelsma Jane Stocklin Dirty Knees Volunteers – Allison Cooper, Tom Cooper, & Ian Aitchison Archives Committee – Gwen Whittier, Linda Norton, & Marilyn Sutorius Many thanks to our volunteers for all that you do! Enjoy …

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View photos from Spring Tour 2019.

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

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Support Spring Tour by becoming an Individual Underwriter! Individual Underwriters at the $250 level and above receive a myriad of benefits, including complimentary tour tickets, an invitation to the April 25th Preview Party, and acknowledgement in the Spring Tour guidebook. Below are all the reasons to become a Spring Tour Underwriter: Complimentary Tour Tickets Spring Tour Underwriters receive complimentary tickets to the Gamble Garden Spring Tour. Guests on the tour can visit five wonderful gardens, each filled with inspiring details …

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