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

Spring Garden Market

The 2018 Spring Garden Market will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Martial Cottle Park. Check back closer to the date for updated information.

In the meantime, come to our Fall Garden Market on October 7 and get year-round production from your garden by planting cool season vegetable seedlings!


Spring Garden Market

Customers selecting peppers at garden market
Saturday, April 14, 2018
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Martial Cottle Park (free park admission, $6 parking fee)
5283 Snell Avenue, San Jose
Directions & parking

Join us on April 14 for our 24th annual Spring Garden Market (SGM), our premier plant sale, sustainable gardening showcase and vendor fair, at Martial Cottle Park in San Jose. Sales benefit the UC Master Gardener program.

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

Plant Offerings

Choose from our huge variety of tomato, pepper, herb, and flower seedlings and succulents 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.

We now accept credit cards!

Gardening Talks

Join us for 45-minute talks by UC 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 UC Master Gardener program.

Information Tables

Get your gardening questions answered by UC 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.


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 seeing the rest of Martial Cottle Park.


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

Webmaster Email: webmaster-mgsantaclara@ucanr.edu