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16th Annual Going Native Garden Tour!

Get inspired by native plant home gardens on the SF Peninsula and South Bay! 

Click here to visit the home page of the tour, and click here to register.

Organized by the California Native Plant Society (Santa Clara Valley Chapter)
in association with UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County.

"Are you interested in gardens that are water-wise, low maintenance and attractive to humans as well as birds and butterflies?

Find out more at the Santa Clara Valley's 16th annual Going Native Garden Tour on Sat-Sun, April 7-8, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a free, self-guided tour of home gardens landscaped with California native plants.

Gardens from Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, Redwood City and San Mateo are open on Saturday.

Gardens in San Jose, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Campbell, Los Gatos, and Gilroy/Morgan Hill are open on Sunday.

The tour offers a variety of gardens for viewing - from townhomes to 1-acre lots, from newly planted gardens to established ones. Visit as many gardens as you like - for inspiration and ideas and pictures. Native plants will be available for purchase at select gardens. Many gardens will feature talks on native plant gardening.

The self-guided tour is open to all. Admission is free but donations to support the Tour can be made at any garden. To receive the list of gardens on the tour, registration is required at Registration ends at 3pm on April 8th. For more information, visit or email "