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The Ruth Bancroft Garden

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Amazing gardens!

I wanted to buy succulents and this was the right place to come! The people were helpful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was very helpful. Information sheets were useful but awkward to use. Path layed out was well... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Edmonton, Canada
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1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-2361
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to buy succulents and this was the right place to come! The people were helpful and friendly and I love my plants!

Thank kimgasparovic
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Staff was very helpful. Information sheets were useful but awkward to use. Path layed out was well planned. Kids would get bored. There are places to hide from the heat. Quite a variety of plants

Thank Chaperoneguy
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Pleasant garden showing drought tolerate plants from around the world. Small but worth the visit. Garden shop where you can buy plants also

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Bring your camera and wait for a cool day to go. We went when it was hot, which made us rush thru it. But it is a great mature garden.

Thank nservanda
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Built by a local woman who tended the gardens until her recent death, these gardens are a local treat that are managed by a local group of dedicated gardeners. The area is small so it doesn't take a lot of walking nor time to visit....More

Thank June K
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I m a member of the garden needs visit several times a year. The garden is an making display of succulents and reflects the love no hard work that the staff and volunteers put into it. They have good events, especially the annual sculpture show...More

Thank nan s
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Even though they had work going on we spent a very relaxing morning walking around the gardens. keep your wits about you as some of the plants are sharp, don't back into any while looking at others.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Many beautiful and exotic succulents in this famous garden. A wonderful place to view possible garden additions and enjoy a leisurely stroll through well laid out paths.

Thank Sheryl R
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Went the the garden during blooming time! It is very peaceful and relaxing. Wonderful place to see succulents. Don't pass this place up!

Thank FredN47
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The decades of loving care taken by Ruth and her staff have resulted in a garden of immense value to the gardener and great enjoyment for the person willing to be wowed by nature.

Thank Richard I
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Call first at 925-944-9352