Man has had a long and loving relationship with herbs. Humans of all cultures, from all regions of the globe have used and cultivated herbs for medicinal and food, for thousands of years. Uses for herbs range from flavoring to cosmetics to mosquito repellent to aromatherapy to household cleaners to cures for Alzheimers and other diseases. Today, the United States produces about 200 billion pounds of herbs and spices per year. Can you find all the herbs in this Word …

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Learn to Draw the Gamble Garden house with Instructor Sue Emsley

Enjoy this short instructional video, as Instructor Sue Emsley uses Gamble Garden to demonstrate some of the basics drawing buildings and architecture. Apply these techniques and draw the Gamble Garden house or your own home. We encourage you to share your drawings! Please send photos to info@gamblegarden.org. Instructor Bio Sue was raised in England. She has lived here for about 30 years. She attended Art School in London for her training. She is an Art Teacher and teaches at the …

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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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Nothing says summer fruit more than a sweet, juicy strawberry. They’re bursting with flavor right off the vine, and they’re an essential part of many a classic summer dessert. For a sweet end to your summer barbecues, Gamble’s Luncheon Committee shared their recipe for a dessert that’s as delicious as it easy to make: Eton Strawberry Pudding. Also known as Eton Mess, Eton Strawberry Pudding is a classic British dessert made of strawberries, meringue, and whipped cream. The dessert takes …

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To minimize the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and help “flatten the curve”, Gamble Garden has instituted the following Visitation Policies: The Gamble House, picnic area, benches, restrooms, and offices are temporarily closed. On Tuesday and Wednesday mornings the garden is closed to the public from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Throughout the day, portions of the garden may temporarily close in order to allow our staff to work safely. Any visitors to Gamble Garden are asked to follow …

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Gamble Garden is taking several steps in response to the Coronavirus. We will be posting updates on this page. Wednesday, April 8 We have canceled our May and June luncheons We have instituted Visitation Policies that will remain in effect until further notice Wednesday, April 1 We will be closing our picnic area and discouraging visitors from sitting in our benches. Friday, March 20 The 2020 Spring Tour scheduled for April 23 – 25, 2020 has been cancelled. The Gamble House, restrooms, …

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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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