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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Please join us for an exhibit and sale of photographs showing the life and beauty of the flowers growing in the historic Gamble Garden. 50% of all profits from the sale will go to support Gamble Garden.

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Last week, Gamble members enjoyed a special sneak peek of Agnes Martin / Navajo Blankets, a unique exhibition paintings by artist Agnes Martin with 19th century Navajo blankets. Members wandered through Palo Alto’s Pace Gallery, sipping champagne and marveling at the parallels between the design and craftsmanship of the 19th-century textiles and Martin’s contemporary paintings. Agnes Martin / Navajo Blankets will be exhibited at the Pace Gallery in Palo Alto until October 28, 2018. The exhibition will then travel to …

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Come to Gamble Garden’s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on  Tuesday December 4th and Wednesday December 5th, 2018.  Browse gift items from local artisans from San Francisco and the surrounding areas.

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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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Tips on growing your own native pollinator habitat, by landscape architect and Primrose Way Pollinator Garden founder Juanita Salisbury.

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Gardens are more than pretty flowers, shady benches and gurgling fountains. They are living, breathing eco-systems that not only nurture us, they provide habitat to a wide variety of interconnected wildlife. We encourage wildlife to make Gamble Garden their home in Palo Alto; beneficial insects and bug-eating birds help us to control plant pest populations, and bees, butterflies, flower flies, and hummingbirds all help with the important job of pollination. So we’ve decided to make a garden specifically for our …

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More and more families are discovering Gamble Garden! Our Second Saturday Nature Hunts have been growing in popularity, and we hosted several school field trips last year. To keep up with the demand, the Education Committee is recruiting volunteer Garden Guides to introduce children and families to the wonders of Gamble Garden. The new Garden Guide Program features volunteer Garden Guides working with families and school-age children to inspire and promote an understanding of plants, garden critters, and environmental conservation …

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Volunteers are the heart and soul of Gamble Garden. They run classes and events, raise funds, and keep the house and gardens fresh and beautiful for all to enjoy. To honor and thank our amazing volunteers, the Volunteer Development Committee hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Party on the 21st of June. Recognition was given to some long time volunteers who have gone above and beyond in their service to Gamble. Long time Dirty Knees volunteer Georgina Bailie, Roots and Shoots organizer Jane …

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July marks a new fiscal year and a new Board of Directors. Everyone on the Board deserves a round of applause, especially outgoing President Susan Benton. We are sorry to see the end of her two-year term but happy that she will continue to serve as Special Projects Chair. Susan will be leaving her position in the capable hands of Joan Sanders, incoming Board President. Both women are accomplished in their personal and professional lives, with many years of volunteer …

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