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Ruth’s 115th Birthday – Members Bring a Friend Free!

Saturday, September 2, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come Celebrate Ruth’s Birthday with us!

All Garden Members Bring a Friend for Free!

Saturday, September 2nd | 9AM – 4PM


In honor of Ruth’s 115th birthday, the first 115 visitors will receive a free 2″ plant! Join us and celebrate the beauty and longevity of Ruth’s creation! To prepare for your visit, check out our Visit page. Garden Members receive free admission all year round, and now is your chance to share that perk with a friend or loved one! Bring a friend for free on Ruth’s Birthday! Become a Member today and take advantage of this exclusive perk on September 2nd!

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As we celebrate Ruth’s legacy and her extraordinary contribution to the world of botanical artistry, we invite you to join us in commemorating her 115th birthday. Ruth’s vision and dedication have created a garden that continues to inspire and captivate visitors of all ages. To learn more about Ruth and the Garden’s roots, click here.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting landscapes and marvel at the diverse array of succulents, cacti, and drought-tolerant plants that grace the garden’s grounds. Explore the nooks and crannies of this living masterpiece, discovering the intricate beauty that has made the Ruth Bancroft Garden an iconic destination.

Whether you’re a longtime member or new to the wonders of the garden, Ruth’s birthday is the perfect opportunity to pay homage to her  artistic genius and the longevity of her creation. It’s a day to revel in the beauty that nature has to offer and to honor a true pioneer in the world of botanical conservation and waterwise gardening.

Please note that the free 2″ plants will be available on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 115 visitors. So, gather your friends and loved ones, and make sure to arrive early to secure your special gift and be part of this extraordinary birthday celebration!

We look forward to welcoming you to the Ruth Bancroft Garden, where beauty, longevity, and Ruth’s creative spirit intertwine in perfect harmony.


Saturday, September 2, 2023
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Ruth Bancroft Garden
(925) 944-9352
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The Ruth Bancroft Garden
1552 Bancroft Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598 United States
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(925) 944-9352