The Wild Life

The 11 acres that comprise the Marin Art & Garden Center are a mix of planted beds, paved paths, various structures and buildings; the area that is left to run wild is comparatively small. Nevertheless, like most of Marin County, we host a wide variety of wildlife here, whether welcome or not.  Gardening can sometimes…

Pruning Society Cleans Up

Pruning is an activity that is rewarded by what we don’t see. Trimming back branches is an important part of tree and shrub care, for the health of the plant as well as for safety and appearance. We recently hosted the volunteers of the Merritt College Aesthetic Pruning Club on the grounds here, and we…

Catering is Going Green

We appreciate all that our visitors do to help keep MAGC a green business. We’ve been taking steps to align all our events and activities with these environmentally-conscious goals, and we’re delighted to announce that all caterers approved to work here are now certified Green Businesses as well. To be eligible as a Green Business,…

Be a part of MAGC – volunteer!

Since its founding in 1945, the Marin Art & Garden Center has been a volunteer-driven organization. Many hours of volunteer time have kept the gardens blooming and the events lively. We’ve got 11 acres to keep gardeners happily occupied, so if you’re finding yourself in need of a green project we’re bound to have one…