2nd Saturday Workdays

@ Charles Street Gardens

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Join us in the garden for a fun morning of volunteering! Bring some refreshments, your gloves and a hat ~ we have tasks big and small to suit everyone. See you in the garden!

Upcoming 2019 dates:

Saturday, July 13th

Saturday, August 10th

Saturday, September 14th

Saturday, October 12th

Saturday, November 9th

Saturday, December 14th

 

Fall Plant Sale!

@ Charles Street Gardens!

Arrive early ..... We often sell out!

Fall is fast approaching and soon your summer crops will need to be replaced!

We will have a great selection of cool-season seedlings for sale, all plant sales are donations towards running our community garden 🙂

CASH ONLY

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

9 am - 2 pm

Story Time in the Garden

Sunday, August 25

11:00 am - 11:30 am

@ Charles Street Gardens

Join our neighbors, Sunnyvale Library for Children's' Story Time in the garden.

Free to the public.

 

Sustainable Pest Management

@ Charles Street Gardens

Maintaining a healthy garden is the first step to dealing with pests.

Master Gardener Karen Hurst will introduce the Integrated Pest Management approach (IPM) and discuss how to deal with specific pests in a sustainable way

Free class to the public.

 

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

1 pm - 3 pm

Local Garden Share

11:00am – 12:00pm

@ Charles Street Gardens

Join fellow gardeners to share and learn seasonal planting knowledge, bring extra produce or seeds from your garden to share, and even if you don’t please come and join us!

Spring + Summer 2019:

Sunday April 28th

Sunday May 26th

Sunday June 23rd

Sunday July 28th

Sunday August 25th

Sunday September 22nd

Sunnyvale 'State Of The City'

Join us for our annual State of the City event, as we celebrate all the great things happening in Sunnyvale. This year's theme is "Celebrate Sunnyvale, It’s All Here!"

Where: Murphy Avenue in Downtown Sunnyvale

CSG will be there! Come and meet us.

At a Glance

The event will feature a variety of fun and informational activities for the entire family, including:

  • The Mayor’s State of the City Address and Community Awards presentation
  • Live entertainment
  • Free kids' activities
  • Chalk Art Zone with live chalk art exhibits
  • Community resource tables

 

Saturday, Sept 14, 2019

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The garden is open to the public every Tuesday from 11am to 1pm for individuals or groups to tour the space and see what our gardeners are growing. Take a self-guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden.

We also have a public volunteering Work Day every 2nd Saturday of the month from 9am to 12am. See details on the calendar.

August 25, 2019
  • Children’s Story Time

    August 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Sunnyvale Library & CSG present:

    Children’s Story Time in the garden!

    Come and listen to a librarian read a fun story about gardens, growing or the great outdoors.

    Free event to the public.

    See more details

  • Local Garden Share

    August 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    You are invited to join us at the picnic tables to celebrate our monthly Local Garden Share event from 11am - 12noon. Open to the public, this is a free event.

    We have been gathering together monthly since July 2011!

    Come let your fellow gardeners know what you are planting in your seasonal gardens, how you are tending your soil and what you are doing to conserve water. Please bring whatever you have extra from your garden to share, and even if you don’t please come and share yourself.

    Please join our Google Group to receive up to date information regarding our Sunnyvale Garden Share: garden-share-sunnyvale@googlegroups.com

    Request to join Sunnyvale Garden Share

    Also, here is our Meetup:
    https://www.meetup.com/Sustainable-Homesteading-in-the-South-Bay/

    See more details

August 27, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    August 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

September 3, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    September 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

September 5, 2019
  • Row Leaders Meeting

    September 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Toyota Sunnyvale, 898 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, USA

    CSG Row Leaders and Garden Coordinators

    See more details

September 10, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    September 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

September 14, 2019
  • ALL HANDS Workday - All gardeners to attend, CSG members only

    September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    JOIN US! At our next ALL HANDS Workday at Charles Street Gardens.

    ALL HANDS Workdays are for garden members ONLY, all gardeners must attend.

    We will have docents attending with a volunteer work list from 9am - 12pm

    Gardeners can start as early or stay as long as you like! Once you have completed volunteer hours, please be sure to fill out the form on our website so we can log your time and apply toward your annual hours.

    Gardeners may bring their friends and family to help out and spend a fun day volunteering and enjoy contributing to your local community garden. Bring gardening gloves, water, a hat and a smile 😊 No job is too big or too small!

    http://charlesstreetgardens.org/csg/gardeners/

    Look forward to seeing you in the garden 🌻

    See more details

  • State of the City

    September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Murphy Avenue, Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    See more details

September 17, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    September 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

September 22, 2019
  • Local Garden Share

    September 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    You are invited to join us at the picnic tables to celebrate our monthly Local Garden Share event from 11am - 12noon. Open to the public, this is a free event.

    We have been gathering together monthly since July 2011!

    Come let your fellow gardeners know what you are planting in your seasonal gardens, how you are tending your soil and what you are doing to conserve water. Please bring whatever you have extra from your garden to share, and even if you don’t please come and share yourself.

    Please join our Google Group to receive up to date information regarding our Sunnyvale Garden Share: garden-share-sunnyvale@googlegroups.com

    Request to join Sunnyvale Garden Share

    Also, here is our Meetup:
    https://www.meetup.com/Sustainable-Homesteading-in-the-South-Bay/

    See more details

September 24, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    September 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

October 1, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    October 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

October 5, 2019
  • Fall Plant Sale

    October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Martial Cottle Park, 5283 Snell Ave, San Jose, CA 95136, USA

    Join the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County for their Fall Garden Market, part of the Martial Cottle Park Harvest Festival. The Harvest Festival celebrates the agricultural heritage of the Santa Clara Valley and the newest park in the county. There will be food, entertainment, park tours, and more.

    Plant Sale:
    Our Fall Garden Market plant sale offers a bounty of winter vegetable and flower seedlings plus beautiful low-water succulents. They all thrive in our cool winter conditions and will keep your garden producing year round. Come get inspired! Arrive early for the best selection. Sales benefit the UC Master Gardener program.

    Other Activities:
    We will also have talks by UC Master Gardeners, children's activities, a Green Elephant sale, and an “Ask a Master Gardener” booth where you can ask questions and bring in samples for diagnosis.

    Cost: Free admission, $6 parking at Martial Cottle Park. See the website for more updates and details:
    http://mgsantaclara.ucanr.edu/events/fall-garden-market/

    See more details

October 8, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    October 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

October 10, 2019
  • Row Leaders Meeting

    October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Toyota Sunnyvale, 898 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, USA

    CSG Row Leaders and Garden Coordinators

    See more details

October 12, 2019
  • 2nd Saturday Workday

    October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    JOIN US! At our next 2nd Saturday Workday at Charles Street Gardens.

    Bring your friends, family and spend a fun day volunteering and enjoy contributing to your local community garden. 

    2nd Saturday Workdays are open to all gardeners and interested local volunteers, from 9am - 12pm, no gardening experience needed! Bring gardening gloves, water, a hat and a smile 😊 No job is too big or too small!

    For garden members: Start as early or stay as long as you like! Every months workday is scheduled for specific rows to complete their community hours, but all rows are invited. Once gardeners have completed volunteer hours, please be sure to fill out the form on our website so we can log your time and apply toward your annual hours. 

    http://charlesstreetgardens.org/csg/gardeners/

    Look forward to seeing you in the garden 🌻

    See more details

  • Fall Plant Sale

    October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Cool Season plants for sale

    See more details

October 15, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    October 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

October 22, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    October 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

October 27, 2019
  • Local Garden Share

    October 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    You are invited to join us at the picnic tables to celebrate our monthly Local Garden Share event from 11am - 12noon. Open to the public, this is a free event.

    We have been gathering together monthly since July 2011!

    Come let your fellow gardeners know what you are planting in your seasonal gardens, how you are tending your soil and what you are doing to conserve water. Please bring whatever you have extra from your garden to share, and even if you don’t please come and share yourself.

    Please join our Google Group to receive up to date information regarding our Sunnyvale Garden Share: garden-share-sunnyvale@googlegroups.com

    Request to join Sunnyvale Garden Share

    Also, here is our Meetup:
    https://www.meetup.com/Sustainable-Homesteading-in-the-South-Bay/

    See more details

October 29, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    October 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

November 5, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    November 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

November 9, 2019
  • 2nd Saturday Workday

    November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    JOIN US! At our next 2nd Saturday Workday at Charles Street Gardens.

    Bring your friends, family and spend a fun day volunteering and enjoy contributing to your local community garden. 

    2nd Saturday Workdays are open to all gardeners and interested local volunteers, from 9am - 12pm, no gardening experience needed! Bring gardening gloves, water, a hat and a smile 😊 No job is too big or too small!

    For garden members: Start as early or stay as long as you like! Every months workday is scheduled for specific rows to complete their community hours, but all rows are invited. Once gardeners have completed volunteer hours, please be sure to fill out the form on our website so we can log your time and apply toward your annual hours. 

    http://charlesstreetgardens.org/csg/gardeners/

    Look forward to seeing you in the garden 🌻

    See more details

November 12, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    November 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details

November 14, 2019
  • Row Leaders Meeting

    November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Toyota Sunnyvale, 898 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, USA

    CSG Row Leaders and Garden Coordinators

    See more details

November 19, 2019
  • Public Open Hours

    November 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA

    Charles Street Gardens, Community Garden
    The gardens are open to the public every Tuesday for individuals or groups to tour the space, enjoy the Childrens Garden or see what our local gardeners are growing in their beds. Take a self guided tour and feel free to ask gardeners questions about the garden. 

    Master Gardeners Teaching + Demonstration Garden
    Located in the southeast corner of CSG, this demo garden showcases vegetables and ornamentals growing organically in raised beds, in-ground beds, and containers, with an emphasis on using recycled, recyclable or salvaged materials. UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara are available for gardening questions:
    Summer Hours: Every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm
    Winter Hours: Every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm

    Please contact CSG via email if you’d like to schedule a different time to visit the garden; we’re happy to accommodate. See you in the garden soon! 

    See more details