Don’t Miss the Silent Auction. Here are a few things available for bidding. Visit our Silent Auction at Gamble Garden during Spring Tour to view our entire collection of auction items and bid!
“Behind the Scenes: Chinatown”…Fascinating insider’s walking tour of San Francisco’s Chinatown. Have dim sum, visit architecturally-stunning temples, hear ancient stories, investigate back alleys.
“Holiday Decorating Flair”…Gamble Garden’s Horticulture Team will put their unique holiday botanical designing skills to work at your house by decorating either a mantel, staircase banister, or front door.
“Andrea Bocelli”…Two tickets to SOLD OUT Andrea Bocelli concert on June 16, 2018, at SAP Center, San Jose.
“Runnymede”…Tour the outdoor art installation at this exclusive, private, 120-acre Woodside property.
“Freshly-Cut Gardenias”…This is Oprah’s #5 favorite thing on her annual list of “Favorite Things in 2014.” Fifty gardenias cut fresh from the farm and delivered to your front door by the folks at Bay Area’s High Camp Supply.
“Victorian Tea at Haas-Lilienthal”…Celebrate the December holidays with tea, finger sandwiches, scones and sweet treats in the exquisite parlors of the Haas-Lilienthal House in San Francisco.
“Live Music”…Let musical trio, Left Bank/Rive Gauche, impress your guests with two hours of live music at your next party.
“Road Trip”…Join Gamble Garden’s Horticulture Team on a wild road trip to Succulent Gardens, a premier nursery specializing in succulents. Carpool to Castroville (Monterey County), make new friends, bring a snack and learn so much on this all-day trip.
“Compost is the Caviar of Organic Matter”…Your milk shouldn’t be the only thing that’s organic. Fortify your garden with luxurious organic compost, fresh from Wheeler Farms. Includes delivery.
“Tai Chi”…Special Tai Chi at Gamble Garden for 10 people. This private event will focus on body alignment, balance, strength, stretching, meditation. Perfect for a team-building event.
“Paper White Bulb Planting and Lunch at an Old Palo Alto Home”…Each guest brings two favorite containers to plant paper white bulbs, then savor lunch at this Old Palo Alto home. Bulbs, soil will be provided. An exclusive treat for 10 people.
“An Epicurean Indian Experience”…You and 7 friends will learn the most authentic cooking techniques from the famed kitchens of India. This 3-hour, hands-on cooking event occurs in Chef Sonali’s Palo Alto home.
“Museum-Fest”…Get cultured! Bid for tickets to a sampling of the Bay Area’s most fascinating museums.
“Custom Potting Bench”…A gardener’s must-have. Gamble Garden will custom build a clear-heart redwood potting bench for you.
“The Iron Chef”…Cookbook and autographed apron by award-winning chef, Elizabeth Falkner.
“Private Catered Event”…Continental Caterers will fully cater an event for 10 people at your location.
“Little Sky Bakery”…Delicious sourdough made daily in small batches and delivered to your front door.
“Succulents”…Various interesting succulent arrangements in unique pots designed by Gamble’s experts for bidding.
“Gamble-Grown Zinnias”…Two flats of zinnias lovingly grown in our greenhouse just for you.
“250 Spring Container Bulbs”…Decorate your house with 250 spring bulbs planted in pots by Gamble’s Horticulture Team.
“Gourmet Chocolate Tasting”…Decadent two-hour private tasting and hands-on chocolate making experience at Timothy Adams Chocolates in Palo Alto.
“Professional Pruning”…Put your gardening in Gamble’s expert hands with four hours of pruning by Gamble’s Horticulture Team.
“Spanish Paella Party”…Convivial patio dinner with old and new friends at a massive communal table serving Spanish Paella prepared by caterers Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme.
“Landscape Consultation”…Let Harrell Remodeling transform your outdoor living space. Private 2-hour landscape consultation with Lisa Paramore, MBA, APLD.
“Miss Elizabeth Gamble’s Flowers”…Spend a special morning with Miss Gamble’s floral arrangers in the Main House.