Spring Greens

These early spring days are ideal for growing leafy green crops, which thrive in our Edible Garden. We’ve had to do more watering this year since rainfall has been below average, but the tender lettuces, hardier kales, and leafier herbs are all flourishing this time of year. We have harvested broccoli, lettuce greens, arugula, and…

New Lighting in the South Lot

In autumn 2016, we were delighted to re-open the historic building at the south end of the property as The Studio, a gallery and event space. You may have enjoyed one of the exhibitions that has been up since then, joined us for a lecture or workshop, or even sampled treats from the Pixie Park…

Pear Tree Grafting

In the latest news from the Mission pear tree, scions were taken from our historic specimen by Tom Untermann, owner of the West End Nursery, and grafted onto saplings that will, with luck, allow our tree’s heritage to flourish through several new trees, including one at the Mission San Rafael Archangel. We’re very grateful to…

Smoke Free Campus

One of the pleasures of spring at MAGC is walking near the Rose Garden and inhaling the fragrance of the blooms as you pass. The gardens here really do offer a treat for every sense, including smell, and so we are aligning our policy with the general trend towards smoke-free environments. Smoking is prohibited by…

Owls are at Home

When you think of lovebirds, owls may not come to mind; spend a little time watching the MAGC owl cam, though, and you’ll get a whole new view of romance. In partnership with the Hungry Owl Project, now a division of WildCare, we host an owl box on the grounds that has a live video…

Fall at Marin Art & Garden Center.

Welcome to the fall season of programs at events at the Marin Art & Garden Center. The highlight of the fall will be the dedication of our newly-renovated historic building, The Studio.  Designed by architect Gardner Dailey in 1948 and built for the Marin Society of Artists, The Studio will be the new hub of…