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The Ruth Bancroft Garden

1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-2361
+1 925-944-9352
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Interesting Succulent Garden in the Suburbs

This is an interesting succulent garden. Not only can you see what will grow in the east bay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peggy P
Concord, California
Nice collection of succulents

It's nice but, for an avid gardener, not that interesting. It might be more interesting at other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-2361
+1 925-944-9352
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting succulent garden. Not only can you see what will grow in the east bay, there are several types of succulents for sale. Staff is great and informative. It is not a tourist destination unless you are a succulent fan. There is...More

Thank Peggy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nice but, for an avid gardener, not that interesting. It might be more interesting at other times of the year but, I just didn't see it.

Thank foreverart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was fun to walk through the garden and see so many unusual plants. We took a friend who needed some time to help heal and get some much needed time in nature. It was a rewarding adventure.

Thank Toni Hastings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the idea and history behind this garden. However, the map they provide is difficult to follow and not everything is identified. The sale area is cool though with some unique though often expensive offerings.

Thank legsbell
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I got all the inspiration from my home succulent garden from the Ruth Bancroft gardens were Ruth now 105 has created the most amazing garden and social place. A must see!!!

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Unique display of cactus and succulents. A must do place for visitors staying with us. Walking around it is amazing the various types of these plants that are on display. They also have a wonderful nursery where you can but plants!

Thank CA-Traveler1022
Reviewed 1 August 2017

It is awesome that Walnut Creek has this little gem so close to downtown to keep Ruth Bancroft's legacy going. Certainly worth a pit stop to enjoy the scenery and open space.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ruth Bancroft Garden (RBG) is located in residential area of Walnut Creek. If you blink twice you could miss it, as something as large as this Garden is not expected to be found amoungust single family homes. Ruth Bancroft Garden has one of the largest...More

1  Thank Q9104REronaldd
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This succulent and cactus garden is truly a gem. It began as one woman's dream and is now available for all to appreciate. Don't miss it!

Thank Carolyn T
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This garden -slash- nursery isn't huge but it's quite well laid out and educational about native plants and water conservation. If you're looking to landscape or learn how to plant a water conscious garden it's great to get ideas and take pictures of the curated...More

Thank Leigth M
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