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“Sculpture show”

The Ruth Bancroft Garden
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Our primary reason for attending the Ruth Bancroft Garden is the annual sculpture show. Although many of the pieces are out of our price range, we have nonetheless managed, I think without fail, to find something to bring home each year.

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"for sale"
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"cacti and succulents"
in 4 reviews
"self guided tour"
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"open to the public"
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"residential area"
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"plant sale area"
in 2 reviews
"amazing collection"
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"different varieties"
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"friday night"
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"walnut creek area"
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"unusual plants"
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"special events"
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"great place to go"
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"year round"
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"the east bay"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

You wouldn't expect it judged by the location, but once inside the gardens you'll find yourself in a little oasis. The garden tends to focus on plants native to this locale.

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Reviewed 13 April 2014

If you have time to volunteer and like plants this would be a great cause. Ruth is now too old to garden but she had a lovely idea. We went last week mid April and there were some flowers blooming but I would like to see it in season. This place is a lot of work and looks like it could use more volunteers but it is a lovely idea and a good place to spend an hour for a good cause. I bought the $35 membership rather than pay $10 each so that we could return and then you get 2 free guest passes and discounts on purchases.

1  Thank joyce s
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

My best friend and I stumbled upon this gem on our way to Mt. Diablo. I had no idea how lucky we were! The docent led tour was very informative & interesting, and the garden itself is remarkable. I became a member, and now take friends there when we are in the area (and I live 5 hours away!). Definitely a must see if you love cacti, succulents, and a little local piece of history.

2  Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

Went out with a group and I ordered Chicken with mashed potato and spring veggies, it was a simple dinner for me, but the flavor was perfectly balance, my husband had Steak and it was very satifiying for him my hubby is a meat eater and if he doesn't like it he well tell me...no complain there, The one that got my attention was the dessert cheese cake individual with beautiful fresh fruit with white chocolate, I can't eat I felt bad destroying this beautiful master piece dessert!...Over all its a very warm place a little pricy, but the service is presidential...

2  Thank Rubyjade68
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