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Charles Street Gardens is located near the Sunnyvale City offices on Charles Street between Iowa and Olive streets. There is a large gate entrance on Charles Street but the real entrance is once you turn into the spacious free parking lot.
Charles St Entrance Sign
Parking lot Main entrance to garden
The garden provides water, tools, hoses, water jugs, wheel barrows, compost – almost everything you can think of.
Plots are supplied with hoses, water jugs and wheel barrows
Gardeners have planted flowers, fruit and vegetables.
Flowers Apricots and flowers
Flowers and tomatoes Vegetables
There are picnic tables for sitting and grabbing a bite to eat if you need a rest from gardening and a pergola or shady area to sit. There are raised beds for differently-abled and senior gardeners.
Picnic tables Pergola
Raised garden plots
The garden also acts as a teaching and demonstration garden- they have free classes taught by the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County at this “benches in the round”.
Benches for master classes
Bottom line this garden is a fun place to visit whether you have a plot or not!