The Garden Landscape Guide

Elizabeth Gamble Garden

The former home and garden of Elizabeth Gamble (daughter of the founder of Proctor and Gamble) was given to the city of Palo Alto and is run as a non-profit garden center. The house is in a colonial style and the garden retains an Arts and Crafts character. The original garden design was by Alan Reid.

Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Center, 1431 Waverley Street, Palo Alto, California, USA, CA 94301

Daily. Dawn to dusk.

Free

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Reviews

  • over 4 years by Charlotte 5 / 5

    This is a really stunning little garden, filled with flowers. Magnificent magnolias at this time of year (February) and a wonderful collection of hellebores.
    Former home of Elisabeth Gamble of Proctor & Gamble fame, the garden is entirely tended by volunteers. It's quite delightful and even better, it's free!! If you're visiting other gardens in the area like Hakone and Filoli, squeeze this one in too!
  • almost 6 years by Karl Gercens 4 / 5

    A lovely community garden with numerous horticultural attractions. Be sure to smell the Wisteria, Roses and Citrus all in the same garden. Enjoy the shade of a Phoenix palm before strolling slongside Delphinium and Alstroemeria. The Bay Area's climate is such that plants from around the world all grow harmoniously together.

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Gamble Garden, California Photograph © Karl Gercens
Gamble Garden Photograph © Karl Gercens
Elizabeth Gamble Garden, California Photograph © philipbouchard
Gamble Garden, 2010 Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Topiary, Gamble Garden Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Gamble Garden, February Photograph © Charlotte Weychan