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The Ruth Bancroft Garden

139 Reviews
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The Ruth Bancroft Garden

139 Reviews
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1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-2361
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Walnut CreekBART43 min
Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa CentreBART23 min
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FredN47 wrote a review Jul 2020
Walnut Creek, California498 contributions41 helpful votes
We had a great time here. Waling among the different plants. Thhe gardens are beautiful and well worth going!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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mini wrote a review Feb 2020
Fremont, California84,839 contributions3,613 helpful votes
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We went to The Ruth Bancroft Garden. This is a beautiful cactus garden to walk through and enjoy. There is an admission charge for the gardens. There is lots of different types of plants to see. The garden also has a nursery where one can purchase plants. They also have clases.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Ruthbancroftgarden, Public Relations Manager at The Ruth Bancroft Garden
Responded Feb 25, 2020
We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. You picked a great time of year for this is when all the many aloes are blooming. Come back and visit us again soon.
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Ruth M wrote a review Dec 2019
Pleasant Hill, California23 contributions4 helpful votes
Take your cameras or phones and find incredibly inspiring sights. We went despite the threat of hail and rain, and it was worth it to see the effect the evening mist had on the lit up succulents. Accessible and spectacular!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Emmet M wrote a review Dec 2019
Black Mountain, North Carolina5 contributions
This is a three acre succulent garden developed by a local resident and left to the city on her passing. The garden was illuminated throughout with paths and plants in colored lights, and docents to describe the various plants, plus wine and cheese following.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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AliceR787 wrote a review Nov 2019
Walnut Creek, California22 contributions15 helpful votes
Ruth was the angel of succulents before we even appreciated them. What was considered ugly and twisted in nature encouraged her to plant, replant and develop a culture of beauty and harmony. This elegant unban garden demonstrates how we can use environmental nerdy to beautify urban landscapes. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable about their garden and growth of succulents
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Date of experience: November 2019
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