Gamble Garden is proud to announce the installation of a new watershed garden. The Watershed Garden will convert the quarter-acre of high water use turf grass at the corner of Embarcadero Road and Waverley Street into a vibrant, water-efficient garden

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Get a sneak peek at the gardens of Spring Tour 2019

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Get a sneak peek at the gardens of Spring Tour 2019

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Get a sneak peek at the gardens of Spring Tour 2019

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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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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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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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On May 23rd members enjoyed a tour of a private garden at an Atherton, CA home. Incoming Board President Joan Sanders opened her home to Gamble Garden members, who spent a delightful afternoon admiring the landscaping and decor. Members left Joan’s garden feeling refreshed and inspired. “It was well worth the drive from Half Moon Bay,” one member declared. Keep reading for a history, description, and photos of Joan’s garden: A piece of history The Sanders home is located in the …

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