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The Ruth Bancroft Garden

1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-2361
+1 925-944-9352
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Fabulous amazing place

I got all the inspiration from my home succulent garden from the Ruth Bancroft gardens were Ruth... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lynne A
San Francisco, California, United States
via mobile
Cactus, cactus, everywhere

Unique display of cactus and succulents. A must do place for visitors staying with us. Walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Walnut Creek, California
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1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-2361
+1 925-944-9352
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 12 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 22 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 6 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
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Lots of succulents and cacti that are kept in excellent condition. Ms Bancroft wanted to have all of the plans very natural. So many of them have brown leaves. That adds to the charm.

Thank Twinoakmom
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is the first garden I've visited comprised mainly of succulents. I never realized there were so many different varieties! It does not take long to visit.

Thank GiddyupBorzoi
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Ruth Bancroft Garden offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can walk the paths and explore all of the beauty, and you are only 10 minutes at most from downtown Walnut Creek. If you need a bit of solace...More

Thank markltennis
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Abundance of flowering cactus in this garden in April, plus excellent detailed descriptions of other trees, bushes, groundcover, etc. many of which are not native to California.

Thank kmp7h1
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