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Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden

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Address: 1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone Number: 650-329-1356
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Activities: Picnicking, Leisure education

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find out what will grow in your yard!

i live within walking distance to Gamble garden and frequently go to see what is growing where..sun or shade ..and what is in season at various times. they also have a garden... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Palo Alto, California
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Portola Valley, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not there long enough. Elizabeth Gamble Garden Center is not really an area for a restaurant. One is there but the Garden and Shop steal the show away from the dining room

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Palo Alto, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

i live within walking distance to Gamble garden and frequently go to see what is growing where..sun or shade ..and what is in season at various times. they also have a garden expert on hand to answer questions on Fridays ..so if something is eating your roses you can take a leaf over for inspection and advise. whats not to... More 

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Stockton, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Access is good. The variety of flowers was interesting. The drought is taking its toll, but well managed garden. The reserved party did not interfere with flower viewing.

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California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My mom and I frequently come here to take pictures of the flowers here. It's small but has a large variety of flowers.

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The Woodlands
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152 reviews 152 reviews
76 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Things were not blooming as much as I would have hoped. Most of the rose bushes were still barren. Some of the side gardens with flowers were nice but things this would have been more worth the time later in the season. Not very large. Nice bathroom facilities though.

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Beachwood, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Such a lovely spot. Visited with my daughter and granddaughters. Volunteers are friendly. My granddaughter makes sure to say hello to Gwen each visit. Buildings, fountains and plants are well cared for.

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Los Altos, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Not a huge place to visit but worth the trip especially in spring when so many things are blooming. The demonstration gardens are always worth checking out. New plants to see and appreciate. Love the vegetable garden as well. Nice paths and great to take toddlers and young kids.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Has class field trips. Nice gardens and nce to walk around and see it. Come for 10-20 minutes to have a nice walk and chat with a friend.

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Orange, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Be sure to walk around the neighborhood -- lots of interesting houses, some under construction. Toilets are open only on weekdays, so plan accordingly. Although you might find a construction port-a-potty available, we saw one that was unlocked.

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Chico, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Gamble Gardens are wonderful to walk to from Cowper Inn, where I stayed. The garden is always planted with the plants for the current season and shows some of the plants that grow in the Palo Alto area, including fruits and vegetables.

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Address: Address: 1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone Number: 650-329-1356
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto

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