25thANNIVERSARYSCMAAFGARDENTOUR2017


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We have pulled out all the stops this year for the 25th Anniversary Garden Tour. Scroll down to find out more about our GARDENS, SPONSOR VIP GARDEN, HIGHLIGHTS, and LUNCH.

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EIGHT
FABULOUS
GARDENS

 FRENCH
MONET
 LAVENDER

TOUR a charming historic French Normandy home, guest house and cottage garden replete with perennial and annual blooms, renovated  by a local prominent master gardener, author and illustrator.

CONTEMPLATIVE
TRANQUIL
ALIVE

OUT of a tract development’s bare earth canvas was created a secret garden of flagstone hardscape and citrus trees, stunning succulents, cacti, bulbs, and flowering plants, many grown from seed.

SERENE
PRIVATE
EVOLVING

ANOTHER reprise garden’s new owners have created a beautiful Asian inspired landscape with water features, garden art, and sculptural manzanitas, rose arbors and other heritage shrubs.

HILLTOP
STAYCATION
RETREAT

A WILD rocky hillside has been transformed into a resort style space for outdoor living and entertaining, framed by dramatic xeroscape plantings, ornamental grasses, and fruit trees

ARTSANDCRAFTS

A FAVORITE from years past, this expansive hillside botanical delight is lovingly tended, updated, and expanded on an ongoing basis by its passionately green thumbed owner. 

ZENWITHAVIEW

ON A  banana belt southwest facing ridge, native oaks and boulders are a backdrop for  dramatic plantings of phormiums, flowering shrubs, perennials and subtropical and normally frost tender plantings not usually seen in our region.

NATURALISTIC
SERENDIPITOUS
PAINTERLY

AMBLE along stone pathways around a terraced garden of lawn and patios for outdoor living, perennial and mixed plantings, and a large variety of fruit trees with a stunning, panoramic view

BONUS
SPONSOR
GARDEN

WINE
COUNTRY
LIVING

BECOME a Garden Tour sponsor and visit this amazing property perched on the top of a ridge with a scenic overlook. It boasts everything from a wine cave to a herd of Herefords. Landscaped for outdoor living with walkways and plantings, the gardens reflect an ever changing seasonal color palette. 

SPONSOR NOW




    HIGHLIGHTS

MASTER
GARDENERS

University of California Extension trained and certified volunteers will answer your most pressing gardening questions.


MUSICIANS

A variety of genres of live music will be performed by local youth.


DOORPRIZE

A Garden Bench from Absolute Home and Garden will once again be the door prize.


BOOKSALES

Gifted children’s book author Sandy Baker will sell and autograph her stories that weave together the magic of gardening and nature. In addition, gently used gardening books offered at garage sale prices.


PLANTSALES

Cottage Gardens
will offer a large
selection of locally grown succulents, perennials and other plants.


ORIGINAL
HEART
ART

The medical community’s “Everyone has a Heart” project, featuring artful creations of hearts, will be on exhibit for viewing and purchase.

RAFFLEPRIZES

A sculpture, custom created by David Fowler Designs for our Anniversary Garden Tour, highlights a raffle filled with elegant and valuable prizes. 

VIEW RAFFLE ITEMS




    FOOD
    TRUCK
   
LUNCH


DINE alfresco at beautiful Nagasawa Park on Fountaingrove Lake. This idyllic setting is in the midst of the Garden Tour "footprint". Stop for coffee or a complete lunch at your convenience at our Food Truck refreshment pause. No advance purchase is required.


FRANCHETTI'S

Enjoy a slice of pizza, a caprese salad along with an Italian Soda made with fresh seasonal ingredients from Franchetti's Wood Fired Kitchen catering truck.

FOODIE
FARMHOUSE


From their mobile "catering kitchen", Foodie Farm House pumps out serious volumes of gourmet comfort food. 







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