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Springing Up

A guide of green-thumb websites, shows, plant sales, classes and nurseries

Events

Dahlia Workshop
Sue Evanicky teaches dahlia cultivation. May 3, 9:30am-noon, Garden Center, 715 Spring St., San Jose. $8/$12. (408.298.7657)

Filoli Flower Show
The Historic gardens at Filoli are the setting for a display of floral designs. May 9-11, 10am-3:30pm, Filoli, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside. $15. (650.364.8300)

Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County
The program maintains an extensive website at www.mastergardeners.org/scc.html. On May 10, the master gardeners, UC Cooperative Extensive and Buchser Middle School Science Department sponsor a home gardening seminar with Rosalind Creasy. 8am-3:45pm, Bucher Middle School, 1111 Bellomy St., Santa Clara. $35. (408.299.2638)

Rhododendron Show and Plant Sale
Sponsored by the De Anza Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society. April 26, 9am-3pm, Main and State streets, Los Altos. (www.deanza-ars.com)

Spring in Guadalupe Gardens
Garden Festival and Plant Sale features tomatoes, peppers, roses and perennials, plus garden art, a compost give-away and advice from master gardeners. April 26, 9am-3pm, Columbus Park, Guadalupe Gardens Spring and Taylor streets, San Jose. Free. (408.298.7657 or www.grpg.org)

Spring Native Plant Sale
More than 100 species of native plants available. May 10, 9am-4pm, CNPS Nursery, Hidden Villa Ranch, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills. (650.941.1068)

Spring Plant Sale
Local nurseries and the Saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation offers trees, perennials and California native species for sale. May 3, 9am-2pm, 15185 Murphy Ave., San Martin. Free. (408.779.3303 or www.saratogahortfoundation.org)

Spring Wildflower Show
An annual two-day showcase for local wildflowers and native plants. April 26-27, 10am-4pm. Mission College, 3000 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara. Free. (650.691.9749 or www.cnps-scv.org)

Nurseries

A-Z Nursery
3850 Auto Mall Parkway, Fremont
510.651.9021

All Points Nursery
520 Tenant Ave., Morgan Hill
408.782.2077

Almaden Valley Nursery
15800 Almaden Expwy., San Jose
408.997.1234

Ann Kuta's Water Plants
408.241.6084

Annie's Annuals
www.anniesannuals.com

Bamboo Giant Nursery
5601 Freedom Blvd., Aptos
831.687.0100

Baylands Nursery
965 Weeks St., East Palo Alto
650.323.1645 (Appointments Only)

Bay Laurel Rhododendrons
1554 Bean Creek Road, Scotts Valley
831.438.3999

Bonfante Nursery LLC
3050 Hecker Pass Road, Gilroy
408.847.2047

Bongard's Treescape Nursery
12460 Hwy. 92, Half Moon Bay
650.726.4568

Cactus Flat Nursery
1895 Crinan Dr., San Jose
408.287.2220

Cactus Unlimited
21030 Gardena Dr., Cupertino
408.257.1047

Capitol Wholesale Nursery
2938 Everdale Dr., San Jose
408.239.0589

Central Wholesale Nursery
Lee and Southwest streets, San Jose
408.280.1131

Dell's Ivy Acres Nursery
8301 Niles Canyon Road, Sunol
925.862.2255

Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery
1957 B Hwy. 1, Moss Landing
831.763.1207

El Real Nursery Inc.
2611 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
408.243.4910

Garden Haven Nursery
3373 Alred Lane, Soquel
831.475.2021

Grass Farm
602 Palm Ave., Morgan Hill
408.463.0500

Headstart Nursery Inc.
4860 Monterey Road, Gilroy
408.842.3030

Kajiko Nursery
15725 Hill Road, Morgan Hill
408.779.9506

Kuang Han Quiang Nursery
11615 Murphy Ave., San Martin
408.683.7208

Mibau Wong Nursery
2825 Leavesley Road, Gilroy
408.848.1689

Miyaguchi Nursery
13005 Sycamore Ave., San Martin
408.683.4666

Menlo Growers
11605 New Ave., Gilroy
408.683.4862

Mt. Green Nursery
12690 Hardin G Ave., San Martin
408.683.4356

Naka Nursery
36501 Niles Blvd., Fremont
510.796.7577

Nursery Outlet
13635 Sycamore Ave., San Martin
408.683.0580

Orchard Supply Hardware
720 West San Carlos St., San Jose, 408.297.7173
1130 Branham Lane, San Jose, 408.267.6460
3000 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose, 408.259.5470

Payless Nursery
2927 South King Road, San Jose
408.274.7815

Regan's Nursery
4268 Decoto Road, Fremont
510.797.3222

Sakamoto Plants
15567 Camino Del Cerro, Los Gatos
408.356.3864

SummerWinds Nursery (formerly Woolworth Garden Centers)
21606 Almaden Expwy., San Jose, 408.266.4440
2460 Winchester Blvd., Campbell, 408.866.0171
1491 De Anza Blvd., Cupertino, 408.996.8355
861 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, 408.245.4532
805 Yuba Dr., Mountain View, 650.967.3154
725 San Antonia Road, Palo Alto, 650.493.5136

Sunnyvale Nursery
1485 Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road, Sunnyvale
408.245.1689

Western Star Nurseries
8255 Niles Canyon Road, Sunol
925.862.2411

Western Tree Nursery
3873 Hecker Pass Road, Gilroy
408.842.4892

West Side Nursery
3875 Hecker Pass Road, Gilroy
408.842.8895

Yamagami's Nursery
1361 South De Anza Blvd., Cupertino
408.252.3347

Yerba Buena Nursery
19500 Skyline Blvd., Woodside
650.851.1668


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