UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
University of California
UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Martial Cottle Park Spring Celebration


Saturday, May 6, 2017
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Martial Cottle Park, San Jose

Experience Santa Clara Valley's agricultural past, present and future, on land the Cottle family farmed for over 150 years. There will be children’s activities, local craft makers from San Jose Made, and food trucks. Meet the animals at the 4H parcel and visit the petting zoo.

The UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County will host gardening talks at the Master Gardener parcel and will feature a Master Food Preserver presentation. We'll also have seedlings of tomatoes, herbs, flowers, and succulents for sale. Come see our new greenhouse!

  • UC Master Gardener seedling sales, garden talks, information tables, Hotline Live!, and more
  • Children's activities
  • 4H farm animals and petting zoo
  • Urban forest demonstrations
  • Fresh organic produce
  • Tours of Jacob's Farm
  • Local arts, crafts and food items
  • Antique autos and vintage farm equipment
  • Live music

Gardening Talks for 2017

Join us for these great gardening talks and get your questions answered afterwards.


10:30–11:15 a.m.

Growing Terrific Tomatoes
12:00–12:45 a.m.

Don't Squash That Bug!
1:00–1:45 p.m.

Gardening with California Native Plants


FREE admission, $6 parking. Accessible by public transit. Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is providing bike valet service at the event.

Martial Cottle Park
5285 Snell Ave, San Jose, California 95136
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