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Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

  • gardens all over Alameda and Contra Costa Counties (map)

Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour
Sunday, May 3, 10:00AM-5:00PM
gardens all over Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
Free, registration required

A free, self-guided tour of 30 Alameda and Contra Costa County gardens

This delightful collection of native plant gardens ranges from Al Kyte’s 40-year-old wildlife oasis to brand new installations, from large lots in the hills to small front-yard gardens, from local native plants to natives from throughout California, and from gardens designed and installed by owners to those designed and installed by professionals.

Free!  Passes to 30 gardens, Garden Guide that provides details on each garden, Garden talks scheduled throughout the day.

Learn how to:

Select and care for California native plants

Attract butterflies, birds and bees to your garden

Garden without pesticides (and protect your children and pets!)

Lower your water bill

California native plants are naturally adapted to local soils and climate, thrive without amendments, fertilizers, or pesticides, and offer incomparable habitat value to wildlife.

Discover more about the possibilities California native plants offer at a variety of lovely gardens open on Sunday, May 3, 2015 for the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour.

Registration is required. Registrants will receive a Garden Guide containing descriptions of each garden and directions. Early registration is suggested to ensure a place.