Spring Garden Market 2015 - Food Trucks and Vendors

Fabulous Food Trucks

Enjoy these food trucks at the Spring Garden Market

Vendor fair

Great Vendors

Visit these vendors at the Spring Garden Market:

Animal Trapping Services
www.animaltrappingservices.com

Animal Trapping Services is a professional nuisance wildlife trapping company that does not use any poisons. They are licensed by the California Department of Fish & Wildlife and provide trapping services for gopher, mole, rodent, squirrel, opossum, raccoon, skunk, and snake problems. They provide service seven days a week, and will do home inspections, screening repairs and dead animal removal.

Barnwood Birdhouses
(831) 818-2234

The bird houses are one of a kind unique works of art, made of old barnwood & cedar. They are heartwarming garden delights.

Bay Maples: Wild California Gardens
www.BayMaples.com

Bay Maples is a landscape design and installation firm specializing in low water use gardens, native plants, edible gardens, permaculture and porous hardscapes.

Botcho's Woodcrafts

Handmade wooden sports-themed solar light yard decorations, wooden flower planters (recycled wood), wooden mustached birdhouses (recycled wood)

Builders Booksource
www.buildersbooksource.com

Books for the landscape architect, designer, and contractor as well as plant reference books for gardeners and DIY-ers

Bundle "O" Baskets
email: charleenmojica@sbcglobal.net

Metal garden stakes, plant holders, pots, bird feeders, some outdoor pillows and birdhouses

Byron's Crafts
(650) 797-9158

Great woodworking items for sale: wishing wells, bridges and potting tables.

Calabash Club of Silicon Valley
www.earthborngourds.com

A large group of both hobbyist and professional gourd artists located in the greater Santa Clara County region. We will be selling gourd, cucumber and squash seedlings, gourd art, birdhouses and planters, how-to gourd crafting books, children's gourd crafting kits, raw gourds, scarecrows and other gourd garden themed items. We will also have gourd gardening handouts and be available to answer your gourd crafting and growing questions.

California Native Garden Foundation
www.middlebrookcenter.com/cngf

Selling native California plants. Book sale: Designing California Native Gardens by Alrie Middlebrook and Glenn Keator.

Campbell FFA Boosters, Westmont High School
www.campbellffa.com

Campbell Chapter of Future Farmer's of America. The students from Westmont High School will sell plants and discuss their program.

Carman's Nursery
www.carmansnursery.com

Carman's Nursery has been family-owned since 1937. We focus on the rare and unusual. Specialties include bonsai starters such as species maples and dwarf conifers, rock garden plants, unusual perennials with a good selection of shade lovers. We grow rare edibles including fig, kiwi, caper and pomegranate. We also have collections of variegated plants, miniature ivies as well as many plant suitable for the backyard garden railroad hobby.

Clara B. Rees Iris Society
www.cbris.org

Iris plants in one- and two-gallon pots for sale.

Cole Canyon Farm
www.colecanyonfarm.com

Cole Canyon Farm specializes in organic vegetable and herb starts for the home gardener. They have a varied collection of heirloom varieties, including easy to grow eggplants, salad and braising greens, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, and much more. Some of their most popular herbs include perennial lemon verbena and African Blue basil.

Elkhorn Gardens Dahlia Farm
www.elkhorngarden.com

Elkhorn is one of the top dahlia farms in the USA, with a 3 1/2 acre botanical garden. They grow 600 varieties of hybrid, show-winning dahlias including 200 dahlias of their own introductions. They love helping you with growing technique for success. The gardens are open July thru end of Sept, noon to 5pm on Sundays only. Will be selling hydrangeas & dahlia tubers.

Embroidery Expressions
www.embroideryexpressions.com

Beautifully machine-embroidered aprons, bags, shirts and other accessories. Garden themed with ladybugs, plants, and flowers that are bright and cheerful. Great for any gardener.

Epiphyllum World
www.epiphyllumworld.com

Cactus, succulents, and epiphyllums

FARMcurious
www.farmcurious.com

FARMcurious' booth will help educate, inspire and equip the gardener of edible plants. Pick up drought-friendly gardening items like ollas and Plant Nannies then equip yourself with some knowledge and tools for preserving that tasty harvest. Knowledgeable staff members will talk to you about fermenting just about anything you can grow, canning and pickling too!

Fynbos Flora
email: Melhamilton@sbcglobal.net

Succulents in 4"-pots and 1-, 2- & 5-gallon containers. Strawberries in 4"-pots and hanging baskets. Pelargoniums -- minizonal, ivy, fancy leaf, scented and regal. Possibly winter hardy, mite resistant fuchsias. Roses in 4"- and 1-gallon pots.

Geraniaceae
email: geraniac@pacbell.net
www.geraniaceae.com
415-269-4168

Plants in the geranium family: Sscented leaf pelargoniums, heirloom regal (Martha Washington) pelargoniums, angel and pansy face pelargoniums, heirloom ivy pelargoniums, rare species pelargoniums, hardy geraniums and erodiums. 122 Hillcrest Ave., Kentfield, CA 94904

Gold Rush Nursery
www.goldrushnursery.com

Specializes in water-wise plants and plants that attract birds, butterflies and beneficial insects. We grow our plants with lots of love and no synthetic pesticides.

Growers of Exotic Plants
(650) 948-3658

Steven Boboricken offers exotic and unusual plants for sale.

Home Composting Education Program, Santa Clara County
www.ucanr.edu/compost

This volunteer-based educational program teaches Santa Clara County residents how to start and maintain a home compost system for their landscape, garden, and food wastes.

Humane Society Silicon Valley: "Working Cat" Adoption Program
www.hssv.org/

Rats in your radishes? Mice in your mustard greens? Adopt a working cat for your garden! By adopting a working cat you get the benefit of green pest control in your garden and you save the life of a cat in need. Working cats are experienced outdoor cats that are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and tested for FELV/FIV. Adoption fees are just $10 each. Lots of cats and kittens are available. Call today (408) 262-2133 ext. 150. Note: HSSV will not have cats at this event, it will have information only.

John E. Stowell Dahlia Society
email: roystier@aol.com

Selling dahlia plants and tubers. All are show quality.

Living Seed Company
www.livingseedcompany.com

The Living Seed Company will be selling heirloom seeds.

Los Gatos Creek Local Honey
www.beeguild.org

We will be selling raw local honey, beeswax candles and honey comb.

Martial Cottle Park, Santa Clara County Master Gardeners

Highlighting the upcoming Master Gardeners educational facility and growing grounds at the newly created Martial Cottle Park

Mickey's Bird Cottages and Feeders
(408) 482-5086

Hand-made bird feeders/cottages made out of recycled fencing. Flowers, birds, team logos available.

Morningsun Herb Farm
www.morningsunherbfarm.com

Culinary, medicinal and drought-tolerant herbs, unusual perennials, butterfly and hummingbird plants, along with a large selection of lavender and salvia.

Mosaic Gardens
www.themosaicgardens.com

At Nancy's studio, The Mosaic Gardens, she creates one of a kind, garden-themed jewelry and small planter markers perfect for dressing up your indoor potted plants. In addition, mosaic classes are offered at The Mosaic Gardens (located in Campbell) where you can create beautiful mosaic art for your garden. Remember, Mother's Day is just around the corner, and The Mosaic Gardens has the perfect gift for your mom!

Our City Forest
www.ourcityforest.org

The mission of Our City Forest is to cultivate a greener, healthier urban environment and a renewed sense of community by involving Silicon Valley residents in the understanding, planting and care of the urban forest. They will provide information to increase public awareness of the value, benefits and needs of trees.

Pfister's Perennials
email: pfistersperennials@sbcglobal.net

Plant arrangements in antiques and containers. The arrangements include Japanese maples, succulents and perennials.

Santa Clara University Urban Gardener Researchers

We are researchers from Santa Clara University, where we are studying the benefits of gardens, urban farms, and farmers' markets in Santa Clara County. We are looking for gardeners who are willing to fill out a brief survey about their garden. We will also be providing more information about our research project and the different ways to get involved.

Santa Clara Valley Water District
www.valleywater.org

Providing water conservation and energy rebate programs and resources for homeowners and businesses.

StartOrganic
startorganic.org

StartOrganic is a vegetable garden service designed to help everyone grow at least some of the food that they would normally buy at the grocery store, at home! StartOrganic's goal is for all to know where their food truly comes from and be sure that there are no harmful pesticides or herbicides used in the process. Specializing in home garden construction, soil amending, and home education, StartOrganic takes away your excuses and allows you to enjoy fresh, homegrown produce all year long!

Stocks Bees
email: dave.stocks@yahoo.com

In addition to selling native bee nesting boxes, I offer honey bee consultation services, honey bee hive management services and honey bee swarm removal.

Super Starts
www.super-starts.com

Various vegetables, hardy herbs and flourishing flowers for your garden.

Terra Sole Nurseries
www.terrasolenurseries.com

Interesting and dependable plants for low-water use gardens and containers. California natives, succulents and interesting perennials

Valley Verde
www.valleyverde.org

Valley Verde ia a nonprofit organization providing low-income families with vegetable gardens. To support our low-income program, we also sell raised bed garden installations and maintenance.

Veggielution Community Farm
www.veggielution.org

Veggielution is a nonprofit community farm seeking to create a sustainable food system in San Jose. Their volunteer workdays, youth programs, sliding scale farm stand and community workshops give people a chance to get their hands dirty growing veggies and to learn the importance of eating and growing healthy food. We will be selling vegetable starts including brassicaceae, solanaceae, cucurbits crop variety and fabaceae.

Waste Management Earthcare
wmearthcare.com

Nourish your garden while nurturing the planet with compost made in the Bay Area. Waste Management has been providing premium quality landscape materials to Santa Clara County for over 15 years. At the Spring Market you can buy bags of our Homegrown Compost, which carries the industry's seals of excellence: Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) listing for organic farming, registration with the CA Dept of Food and AG, and the US Composting Council Seal of Testing Assurance (STA). All products are available at the Guadalupe Recycling & Disposal Facility, 15999 Guadalupe Mines Road, San Jose. Phone: 408-268-1694. Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm & Sat., 8am-1pm.

Western Horticultural Society
www.westernhort.org

Founded in 1963, the Western Horticultural Society is made up of horticulturists, botanists, landscape designers and architects, nursery people, students and avid gardeners. The monthly programs in Santa Clara County are designed to appeal to the dedicated plant lover. Items for sale: 4-inch and 1-gallon pots of perennials, succulents and some shrubs.

zubrub
www.zubrub.com

zubrub is an organic skin balm made with beeswax and pure essential oils that combine to create a simple and effective natural moisturizer. Our products are made in San Carlos, CA from local, organic ingredients. A comment from one of our customers: "I work in the garden in my flip-flops and my feet get so dry and cracked and my hands are a mess. I can't believe how wonderful my feet & hands look and feel after using zubrub!"