National Public Gardens Day

Event Details

National Public Gardens Day

Time: May 6, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
Location: The Gardens at Heather Farm
Street: 1540 Marchbanks Drive
City/Town: Walnut Creek
Website or Map:
Phone: 925-947-1678
Event Type: garden, show
Organized By: Rebecca Flanegan
Latest Activity: May 4, 2016

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Event Description

The Gardens at Heather Farm is proud to announce participation with American Public Gardens Association for National Public Gardens Day.

Bring a picnic lunch, learn more about The Gardens’ organization and celebrate the wonderful world of gardening.


On Friday, May 6, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., visitors to The Gardens will enjoy the following free activities:


  • 10-11 a.m. Spring Floral Arranging Demonstration by popular designer, Najat Nicola, using roses and fresh floral cuttings from The Gardens property
  • 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Guided garden tours by trained volunteer docents
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Crafts & activities for kids
  • Expert gardening advice from GHF Garden Manager, Brian Larsen
  • Chance to win prizes including fresh floral arrangements, potted plants, membership, classes & more
  • Complimentary refreshments


About The Gardens at Heather Farm

The Gardens at Heather Farm (GHF) is an independent nonprofit organization which operates a six-acre public garden, education center and special event venue. A Certified Wildlife Habitat and Certified Green Business, GHF is self-supporting through memberships, fundraisers, grants, private donations, facility rentals and program fees. The mission is to enrich the community through the beauty and environmental stewardship of our gardens while providing educational programs and a variety of venues for social and cultural events.




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