• Spring Tour
  • Over the Garden Fence
  • Silent Auction
  • Underwriting
  • Preview Party
  • Plant Sales
  • Marketplace
  • Sponsors & Donors
  • Classes

Be Inspired

Spring Tour 2021 has concluded

 Learn more about our upcoming Spring Tour

Join us for the 35th annual Spring Tour: April 22 – May 21, 2021

Spring Tour 2021 returns to Gamble Garden with a theme of “Be Inspired”. Spring Tour 2021 is an all-virtual event like no other, with innovative twists on beloved traditions such as Over the Garden Fence, Silent Auction, a Virtual Preview Party, and more.

← Click on each tab to learn more about the delightful surprises Spring Tour has in store!

Over the Garden Fence

Previously owned treasures at remarkable prices

Our ever-popular Over the Garden Fence sale returns in a new online format. Garden accessories, goodies to entertain inside and out, household furnishings, silver, place settings, vases, pots… it’s a treasure hunter’s dream come true! Each item is one of a kind, so shop early to get the best selection.  Please note, items will remain in your cart for 30 minutes before they are released to another purchaser.

OTGF opens to the public at 10:00 am on April 23, 2021 and runs through 4:00 pm on May 21.





Silent Auction

Carefully curated items that spark joy and delight

The 2021 Silent Auction has closed

The 2021 Silent Auction was a huge success! We want to thank everyone who participated, especially those who bid high and often! All proceeds from the  Silent Auction will benefit the gardens and everything that the community enjoys from a “free” community Gamble Garden.

If you have not picked up your winning auction items yet, please contact the Main Office at (650) 329 1356


Get ready to bid! The 2021 Silent Auction features fun excursions, services, gift items, and more. With over 100 items, there is something for everyone. All bids will be accepted and processed online.

Preview Party guests will receive early access to the Silent Auction page on April 22. The Silent Auction page will go live to the general public on April 23. Once live, you’ll be able to visit our Silent Auction Page, view our entire collection of auction items, and bid!

View Auction Items


Spring Tour Underwriting

Your ticket to exclusive experiences and decadent treats

For as little as $250 you can enjoy Spring Tour VIP perks by becoming a Spring Tour Underwriter. You’ll receive an invitation to the Preview Party, recognition in the Spring Tour event program, member newsletter, and annual report. Higher Underwriter levels receive additional benefits including a signed copy of keynote speaker Jennifer Jewell’s latest book and luxury items delivered to your home.

Become a Spring Tour Underwriter



Celebrate Spring with inspiring talks and early access to the hottest sales of the season

April 22, 2021, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Spring Tour kicks off with the Spring Tour Preview Party At Home, a virtual event like no other. Enjoy a live virtual talk by our keynote speaker, acclaimed author and podcaster Jennifer Jewell who will talk about the meaning of place in the garden. What’s more, Preview Party guests enjoy exclusive early access to our Virtual Over the Garden Fence sale and Virtual Silent Auction!

Preview Party Details


Spring Tour Underwriters and Gamble Members at the $250 level and above will receive tickets to the Spring Tour Preview Party. Become a Spring Tour Underwriter

Plant Sale

Get your garden ready

Choose from a wide selection of gorgeous plants, many propagated from Gamble Garden plants. Gamble’s garden staff has been busy growing specimen plants for the Spring Tour Plant Sale.

The Plant Sale opens to the general public on April 23. Preview Party guests receive exclusive early access to the sale on April 22. Browse and purchase online, and arrange for pickup at Gamble Garden.

Shop the Plant Sale


Plants for sale include:

ZucchiniWinter squashBeans

Marketplace Vendors

Shop online for the perfect present

Browse through a carefully curated selection of Marketplace Vendors offering the finest in garden home decor, fine art, jewelry, clothing accessories, gourmet treats, and more. There’s something for everyone, so it’s the perfect opportunity to find gifts for friends, family members, or your own garden. Gamble receives a percentage of sales from April 22 through May 21, so shop away!

View the Marketplace


2021 Marketplace Vendors

Sirjana Singh Fine Jewelry, J. McLaughlin, Ramina Rechard Pearls, Marigold Row, Manjusha Jewels,
Ashley Ashoff, Hanson & Kastles Handblown Art Glass, db:designs, Kasumisou Gallery,
Carman’s Nursery, Mrs. Moskowitz’s Knits & Designs, Provence Inspiration, Flutter Eyeware,
YellowRose Accessories, Maarit Knits, Ms. Dumont Garden Inspirted Accessories

Premium Sponsor

Fergus Garber Architects

Business Sponsors

Carol, Nicole & James Team, Creative Planning, Pete Moffat Construction

Avidbank, Stanford Painting

Become a Sponsor

Support Spring Tour

Business sponsors and advertisers are essential to the success of each Spring Tour.  We rely on private donations to support the garden and our programs. Thank you for supporting Spring Tour!

We would be very proud to partner with you as a Spring Tour 2021 underwriter. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Become a Sponsor / Business Underwriter

Spring Classes

This spring, expand your horizons and learn a skill or two at these Gamble classes
Saturday, May 22, 2021, 9:30am - 11:30am

Learn the basics of container planting: the best potting soils and fertilizers to use, design, and care. You will leave class with your own gorgeous container arrangement that will last for months and provide the perfect finishing touch to your indoor and outdoor living spaces.

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Saturday, May 15, 2021, 10:30am - 11:30am

Many gardening activities require full-body movements– squatting down to weed, bending over to pick up tools and plants, pushing wheelbarrows, and more. This 60 minute online workout will strengthen the muscles tailored for our gardening needs.

Register Now