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Sherwood Demonstration Garden

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Horticultural Wonderland!

Located an hour's drive outside of stunning Lake Tahoe, the Sherwood Garden is a hidden sanctuary... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Joanne H
Livermore, California, United States
A Community Gem

Visiting the Sherwood Demonstration Garden is a must for all visitors and residents. Docents are... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
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10 May 2018
“Horticultural Wonderland!”
17 Nov 2016
“A Community Gem”
The Sherwood Demonstration Garden is built and run by the UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County. Sixteen themed educational gardens feature sustainably grown plants chosen for our Mediterranean climate. You will enjoy its beauty while learning...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
6699 Campus Dr, Placerville, CA 95667-7744
+1 530-676-1009
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Located an hour's drive outside of stunning Lake Tahoe, the Sherwood Garden is a hidden sanctuary filled with a menagerie of delightful plants, bees, butterflies and birds. People of all ages are sure to take pleasure and appreciate an enlightened stroll along the enchanted scenic...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Visiting the Sherwood Demonstration Garden is a must for all visitors and residents. Docents are available to guide you through all 16 gardens or you can meander on your own. There is good signage throughout. The gardens are designed around plants that do well in...More

1  Thank Finadene
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a terrific resource for gardeners and would be gardeners. 16 different themed gardens from "rock" to "bog", and staffed with helpful, knowledgeable UC Master Gardeners. Don't miss it!

Thank William B
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Sherwood Garden recently. Our last visit was one year ago, and the plants are now bigger and better established! There was a very well-organized plant sale taking place at the time. The available information and the assistance from...More

2  Thank carolee611
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I went to Sherwood Garden the end of September. I was so impressed with the 16 garden types (butterfly, Japanese, bog, rose, cottage, Mediterranean, etc.) that had been constructed. The paths are smooth and easy to walk on. The buildings in the garden are very...More

2  Thank saylor1
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I live nearby and visit this garden often to get inspiration for my own garden. They highlight native plants and Mediterranean plants that do well in our area. It is a great way to spend an hour or two enjoying the beautiful plants and planning...More

2  Thank GinMcC
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Sherwood Demo Gardens superbly presents native CA and Mediterranean appropriate plants. If you enjoy gardening in CA, this is a must-see. Bring a camera to help remember the plants that you'd like to have in your own yard.

3  Thank Kurt M
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Just off Hwy 50 is the beautiful Sherwood Demonstration Garden. They have a rose garden, cottage garden, native garden, grass oasis, childrens garden just to name a few. The signage is wonderful and the Master Gardeners are full of knowledge they would love to share...More

3  Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was my first visit to this lovely garden built by Master Gardener's from the area. I went by because there was a plant sale going on. People were buying wagon loads of plants. So, I did my shopping first, then after putting my plants...More

2  Thank Marion R
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Built by volunteers, this demonstration garden has lovely landscaping and contains thousands of plants that do well in the Valley heat. It also has mini gardens within the larger garden showcasing plants and structures for specific kinds of gardens,e.g., Japanese garden, rose garden, children's garden,...More

2  Thank jgsherwood
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