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

Spring Garden Market

Missed the market?

You can still buy seedlings at these places. (Limited selection of varieties)

UC Master Gardener demonstration gardens at Martial Cottle Park, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.–12 noon (while supplies last; mainly tomatoes and succulents. Cash or check only.)

Sam's Downtown Feed & Pet Supply759 W San Carlos St, San Jose (while supplies last)

Guglielmo Winery Spring Garden Market, April 22, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Martial Cottle Park Spring Celebration, May 6, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Spring Garden Market

Customers selecting peppers at garden market
Saturday, April 8, 2017
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

History Park at Kelley Park (free park admission, $6 parking fee)
1650 Senter Road, San Jose
Directions & parking

Join us on April 8 for our 23rd annual Spring Garden Market (SGM), our premier plant sale, sustainable gardening showcase and vendor fair, at beautiful History Park 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.

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 UC Master Gardener Program of Santa Clara County. We are pleased to have History Park San Jose and the San Jose Mercury News as supporters of our Market.

Webmaster Email: webmaster-mgsantaclara@ucanr.edu