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

Martial Cottle Park Spring Celebration

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Saturday, May 4, 2019
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. We'll also have seedlings and succulents for sale. Come see our new educational pavilion and our beautiful water-wise California Native Garden!

  • UC Master Gardener seedling sales, garden talks, information tables, Help Desk 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 2018*

* 2019 schedule will be added when it's available.

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


Good Bugs/Bad Bugs: Recognizing and attracting beneficial insects to the garden

Planting a Habitat Garden
Followed by a tour of our habitat garden
12:30–1:15 Drip Irrigation: An efficient way to water your garden

Greywater Conversion
Presented by the Santa Clara Valley Water District


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
MCP map with MG area marked
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