Common buckeye butterfly on Verbena lilacina 'de la Mina'
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Getting a ride home from our Open House with my designated driver and Lobo!

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Somalia Sage (Salvia somalensis)

 


Find us at these Spring events:

April 16th 2016: Spring Garden Market, Kelley Park, San Jose,CA

DO NOT MISS!  Organized superbly by the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County, this fab event is a street fair for plant enthusiasts of all levels and interests!  You'll find a multitude of nurseries with loads of plants - edible and ornamental, workshops, food trucks, good coffee ...... what more can we say?!  See you there!

April 9th & 10th 2016: Going Native Garden Tour - Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
Are you thinking about including California natives in your garden?  Visiting other people's native gardens is a great way to get ideas!  Register for this free self-guided garden tour and you'll have your pick of over 50 gardens in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties to visit and inspire you.  

Many of the gardens will also have speakers and/or guest nurseries holding a plant sale.  Gold Rush Nursery will be selling plants at the Foxborough Garden in Mountain View on Saturday.  Click here to see a list of natives we currently have in stock. 


 

FREE money!  Financial incentives to lose your lawn

Many water districts are offering financial incentives to help us reduce our water use.  Depending on where you live, there may be rebates for losing your lawn, installing rainwater catchment systems, buying a cover for your swimming pool, installing grey water plumbing.  The amount of "free" money available can be quite significant, so check out the rebates!  The Soquel Creek Water District and Santa Clara Valley Water District both have excellent rebate programs.