Spring Garden Market 2016

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Saturday, April 16, 2016, 9am - 2pm
History Park SJ, 1650 Senter Road, San José
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Join us on April 16 for our 22nd annual Spring Garden Market (SGM), our premier plant sale, sustainable gardening showcase and vendor fair, at beautiful History Park SJ.

Please bring a box, cart, or wagon for an easier shopping experience. No dogs except service dogs.

Help us spread the word about this great horticultural street fair. Here are links to our printable SGM flyer and SGM quarter page flyers for distributing to your gardening organization or other interested groups.

* New this year *

Succulents: We will be offering beautiful succulent arrangements and sampler packs for sale. Stop at our tables to learn more about these wonderful plants.

Growing Young Gardeners: Children and their accompanying adults will be able to engage in a variety of fun, garden-related activities. Hours 10am to 2 pm

2016 Plant Offerings

Choose from our huge variety of tomato, pepper, other vegetables, herb, and flower seedlings that we raise right here in Santa Clara Valley. We grow varieties not readily available elsewhere, selected for outstanding taste, beauty, and performance in our soil and climate.

Please note: Cash or check only for UCCE Master Gardener plants. Our Green Elephant Sale and succulent sales will be able to accept credit cards this year. Many of our vendors accept credit cards.

Gardening Talks

Join us for 45-minute talks by UCCE Master Gardeners throughout the day, from tips on growing great tomatoes to gardening in a drought. Schedule of talks

Green Elephant Sale

Whatever you call it, a garage sale, a rummage sale, or a re-purposing event, it’s a great opportunity to pick up gently used tools, pots, books, trellises and more at bargain prices while benefiting the UCCE Master Gardener program.

Information Tables

Get your gardening questions answered by UCCE Master Gardeners at our Information Tables. Bring plants samples to our Hotline LIVE! table for diagnosis, learn about waterwise plants, animal pest control, tool care, and more.

Vendor Fair

Lining Main Street will be 40+ booths ranging from plant nurseries, gardening societies, urban farmers, beekeepers and conservation groups to vendors of containers and raised beds, apparel, mosaics and even chicken coops. List of vendors


Let our Plant Daycare watch your purchases while you browse the vendor fair, attend gardening talks, have lunch from the gourmet food trucks, or simply enjoy the sights of beautiful History Park SJ.


The Spring Garden Market is a fundraiser to benefit the UCCE Master Gardener Program of Santa Clara County. We are pleased to have History Park SJ and the San Jose Mercury News as supporters of our Market.