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Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The delightful collection of native plant gardens on the Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour 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.

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.

• 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

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

Visit to register for the tour, view photos of the gardens, read garden descriptions, download plant lists for each garden, obtain contact information for landscapers that specialize in native plant gardens, and more.


May 3
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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30 gardens in Alameda and Contra Costa counties


Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour
(510) 236-9558