Eleanor Pardee Garden

This is home to two gardens with a total of 7300 sq ft.  The first garden is a demonstration garden that presents innovative approaches to edible landscaping, seasonally appropriate vegetable and fruit selections, methods of trellising, staking, soil preparation, and the use of mulch materials.  The second garden is open to the public.  It is the Waterwise Nature Garden with low water requirement plants like California native and Mediterranean climate plants.


Must be a resident of Palo Alto.

Operating Hours

Open to the public on Monday mornings from 9:30am to 12:30pm.


On the first Saturday of every month free workshops (10am-11am) are held with an open garden afterwards.

Disabled Access

Yes, the dirt paths are wheelchair accessible.


Located in Pardee Park.

1201 Channing Ave

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Contact Info

 To be put on the waiting list for a plot, please call (650) 496-5980.