Spring Garden Market 2014 - 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 & Game, 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.

Back to the Roots
www.backtotheroots.com

 
Aqua Farm and mushroom kits.
Barnwood Birdhouses
(831) 818-2234
The bird houses are one of a kind unique works of art.  Made of old barnwood & cedar.  They are heart warming garden delights. 
Bay Maples: Wild California Gardens
www.BayMaples.com
Bay Maples is a landscape design and installation firm spcializing in low water use gardens, native plants, edible gardens, permaculturte and porous hardscapes.
Builders Booksource
www.buildersbooksource.com
Garden and how-to books
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
Byron will have some great woodworking items for sale: potting tables, wishing wells and bridges.

Calabash Club of Silicon Valley
www.earthborngourds.com

A large group pf both hobbiest 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.
Campbell FFA Boosters, Westmont High School
www.freewebs.com/campbellffa/
Campbell Chapter of Future Farmer's of America. The students from Westmont High School will sell plants and discuss their program.
California Native Garden Foundation
www.middlebrookcenter.com/cngf
Selling Native California Plants. Book Sale: Designing California Native Gardens by Alrie Middlebrook and Glenn Keator.
Carman's Nursery
www.carmansnursery.com
Plants for sale, with a focus on the rare and unusual. Specialties include bonsai starters such as small maples and conifers, herbs, succulents, rock garden plants, unusual perennials with a good selection of shade lovers, and rare fruiting plants including fig, kiwi, caper, and pomegranate. We also have collections of variegated plants, rhodohypoxis and miniature ivies, as well as many plants suitable for the backyard garden railroad hobby.
Clara B. Rees Iris Society
www.cbris.org

Information about Iris Society.  Tall bearded iris in 2-gallon pots.  Median iris (intermediates, borders) in 1-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, easy to grow eggplant, salad and braising greens, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, and much more. Some of their most popular herbs include perennial Lemon Verbena and African Blue Basil.
Dolly's Orchids
email: dollygualberto@yahoo.com
A local grower of many varieties of orchids offered for sale.

Elkhorn Gardens Dahlia Farm
www.elkhorngarden.com

Dahlias.
Embroidery Expressions
www.embroideryexpressions.com
Beautifully machine embroidered aprons, bags, shirts and other accessories.  Garden themed, ladybugs, plants, flowers that are bright, colorful and cheerful.  Great for any gardener.
Epiphyllum World
www.epiphyllumworld.com
We will be offering cactus and succulents, including my Epiphyllums (orchid cactus).
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
I will be selling succulents in 4" and 1, 2 & 5 gallon containers.  Strawberries in 4" and hanging baskets.  Pelargoniums -- minizonal, ivy, fancy leaf, scented and regal.  Possibly winter hardy, mite resistant fushaias.  Roses in 4" and 1 gallon.
Gold Rush Nursery
www.goldrushnursery.com
Gold Rush Nursery specializes in drought tolerant plants that attract birds, butterflies and beneficial insects.
Growers of Exotic Plants
Steven Boboricken
(650) 948-3658
Exotic and unusual plants for sale.
Hand Sown
www.handsown.net
Hand Sown will be selling micro-greens, sunflower, pea shoots, arugula, basil, chard and cilantro plants. We will also be selling small container herb gardens and garden kits/gifts.
Home Composting Education Program, Santa Clara County
www.sccgov.org
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.
John E. Stowell Dahlia Society
email: roystier@aol.com
Selling Dahlia plants and tubers. All are show quality.
Los Gatos Creek Local Honey
www.beeguild.org
We will be selling raw local honey, beeswax candles and honey comb.
Martial Cottle -- Santa Clara County Master GardenersHighlighting our upcoming educational facility and growing grounds.
Mickey's Bird Cottages and Feeders
(408) 482-5086
Individual handmade, hand painted bird cottages, feeders and wooden grottos.  Custom painting upon request.  All material used is from recycled fencing.  These structures are a tribute to my wife Josephine who passed away from Alzheimer's three years ago.  She loved the outdoors and fed many birds on our farm.  They are sealed and protected against the elements.  I also make owl houses.
Morningsun Herb Farm
www.morningsunherbfarm.com
We will be selling culinary, medicinal and drought tolerant herbs, unusual perennials, butterfly and hummingbird plants along with a large selection of lavender and salvia.
Mosaics and More
www.mosaicsandmore.com
A variety of mosaics such as one of a kind flower pots, vases and objects for the home and garden will be for sale. As well decoupaged flower pots and Brushkin and Brushart animals made from palm tree fiber are available.
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

We will have plant arrangements in antiques and containers.  The arrangements include Japanese Maples, succulents and perennials.
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
At Super Starts, our mission is to grow and sell veggie, herb and flower starts for the home gardener with a commitment to using organic practices and promoting our local gardening community. All of our garden starts are grown from seed, outdoors in the Santa Cruz sun, fog, rain and wind, so they are vigorous, hardy and ready to go in the ground.
Terra Sole Nurseries
www.terrasolenurseries.com
PLANTS! Perennials, herbs, new, interesting, pesticide-free.
The Living Seed Company
www.livingseedcompany.com
We will be selling heirloom seeds.
The 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!
TML Custom Gifts
www.tmlgardenmarkers.com
UV resistant aluminum garden markers.
Valley Verde
www.valleyverde.org
Valley Verde, 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
Treat your garden to the Bay Area's finest compost. WM Earthcare Homegrown Compost carries the inductry'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). Nourish your garden while nurturing the plantet with compost made in the Bay Area from 100% recycled, locally sourced residential food scraps and yard trimming. 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. Visit:wmearthcare.com
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!"