Sun, May 7
You may start your tour at the Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden in Palo Alto on Sunday, May 7 between 9:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., where discounted ticket booklets will be for sale and maps to all of the gardens will be available. Admission to Gamble Garden is free.
Please note the hours for each garden differ on this date.
Admission to each garden is $7. You may also buy discounted admission tickets in advance. They never expire and can be used at most Open Days to make garden visiting easier.
Digging Deeper event! As part of this Open Day, we'll be holding a special event, "Palm Portraits: Garden and Studio Tour with Edith Bergstrom." Click here for registration details.
- The Elizabeth F. Gamble GardenSun 9:30 AM-12:00 PM • 1431 Waverley Street. Palo Alto, CA, 94301
This two-and-one-half-acre urban garden, located forty miles south of San Francisco, surrounds a turn-of-the-century house and carriage house.
- A Colonial Williamsburg GardenSun 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM • 350 Tennyson Avenue. Palo Alto, CA, 94301
The garden is in the Colonial Williamsburg style in keeping with the house. It was first designed in 1988 when the Bentley House was built.
- Come, Sit a SpellSun 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM • 88 Selby Lane. Atherton, CA, 94027
The visitor to Suzanne's garden will stroll many paths throughout the one-acre garden. Pleasurable discoveries will include a collection of sculptures, a large picnic and...
- Edith Bergstrom's GardenSun 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM • 149 Hawthorn Drive. Atherton, CA, 94027
As an artist, I see my garden as a living three-dimensional extension of my palette. I consider my plants as building components of a larger, ever-changing "sculpture" that surrounds our home...
- Stoumen Family GardenSun 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM • 1630 Castilleja Avenue. Palo Alto, CA, 94306
Our garden is planted almost entirely with beautiful, prolific edibles. Although space is limited, we designed the yard for a full year of seasonal fruits and vegetables.
- The Sanders GardenSun 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM • 156 Hawthorn Drive. Atherton, CA, 94027
This one-acre garden is enhanced by more than 200 rose bushes, citrus plants, and herbs. Redwood trees, redbud, and birch predominate, but others include fruit trees and Japanese maples.