Fall Events - 2013

Fall Workshops, Select Tours, and Native Plant Sale Extravaganza

The Workshops and Plant Sale Extravaganza are free, and no registration is needed; Select Tours are $30 per person, and pre-registratin is required. Choose carefully, there are no refunds or exchanges. Participants must provide their own transportation. Please see the list below for details.


Native Plant Sale Extravaganza

Sunday, October 20, 10:00 – 4:00

Five nurseries will be open from 10:00 – 4:00, with knowledgeable staff on hand to help you select native plants for your garden. More details

Martinez, Concord, Crockett and Rodeo Gardeners, Unite! [PAST]

Free Workshop (no registration necessary)
Saturday, September 7, 2013; 10:00 – 12:00

Join other Martinez, Concord, Crockett, and Rodeo native plant gardeners in sharing resources and discussing their native plant gardens. More Details

Pleasanton and Livermore Gardeners, Unite! [PAST]

Free Workshop (no registration necessary)
Saturday, September 14, 2013; 9:00 – 11:00

Join other Pleasanton and Livermore native plant gardeners in sharing resources and discussing their native plant gardens. More Details

Select Tour #1: Designing Native Gardens for Color Throughout the Year [FULL]

$30 (registration required)
Saturday, September 28, 2013; 10:00 – 3:00, Oakland

Join artistic landscape designer Pete Veilleux of East Bay Wilds in a tour of two native plant gardens designed to provide color and beauty throughout the year.  The third stop will be Pete’s own native plant nursery, East Bay Wilds, which contains a wide selection of native plants, including many not sold in other nurseries. Take this opportunity to tour the nursery with Pete; you may wish to purchase some of the hard-to-find plants you have just seen (cash and checks only.) More Details

Select Tour #2: Designing Native Gardens for Color Throughout the Year [FULL]

$30 (registration required)
Sunday, October 6, 2013; 10:00 – 3:00, Oakland

Join artistic landscape designer Pete Veilleux of East Bay Wilds in a tour of two native plant gardens designed to provide color and beauty throughout the year.  The third stop will be Pete’s own native plant nursery, East Bay Wilds, which contains a wide selection of native plants, including many not sold in other nurseries.  Take this opportunity to tour the nursery with Pete; you may wish to purchase some of the hard-to-find plants you have just seen (cash and checks only.) More Details

Select Tour #3: Mow no Mo’! [PAST]

$30 (registration required)
Saturday, October 19, 10:00 – 3:00, Livermore

Get information on how to remove your lawn, select native plants, and design a water-conserving, pesticide-free garden that attracts wildlife. More Details

Select Tour #4: Gardening with Nature in Mind [FULL]

$30 (registration required; limit 15)
Saturday, October 19, 10:00 – 3:00

Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in this in-depth tour of her half-acre Walnut Creek garden. More Details

Select Tour #5: Gardening with Nature in Mind [FULL]

$30 (registration required; limit 15)
Saturday, October 26, 10:00 – 3:00

Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in this in-depth tour of her half-acre Walnut Creek garden. More Details

Select Tour #6: Mow no Mo’!

$30 (registration required)
Saturday, November 2, 10:00 – 3:00, Antioch

Get information on how to remove your lawn, select native plants, and design a water-conserving, pesticide-free garden that attracts wildlife. More Details

Select Tour #7: Gardening with Nature in Mind [FULL]

$30 (registration required; limit 15)
Saturday, November 2, 10:00 – 3:00

Join renowned environmental educator Judy Adler in this in-depth tour of her half-acre Walnut Creek garden. More Details