Eco-Friendly Garden Tour



Please note that the garden addresses are not displayed here. Address information is provided to registered participants. Registered users looking for the garden addresses please go here and enter the email address you used at registration, followed by your password. Print your tickets and look for the website address on the ticket to access the garden addresses.

The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour is a public outreach and education program that promotes sustainable landscaping practices by showcasing inspiring gardens throughout Sonoma County and North Marin. The Tour highlights Russian River-Friendly and Bay-Friendly landscaping best practices, and supports QWEL certified professionals by featuring their personal or client’s gardens. The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour is self-guided and is provided free of charge.

The 2016 Eco-Friendly Garden Tour will take place on Saturday April 30, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is now open. For 2016 the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership is excited to be collaborating with both Daily Acts and the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) Milo Baker Chapter. Daily Acts will ensure that the themes of urban homesteading and permaculture are well represented, while CNPS will be presenting a wonderful selection of California Native focused gardens. The 2016 Tour includes about thirty gardens throughout Sonoma County and North Marin.


Guided Rockin’ Homesteads Tour

Daily ActsThe Eco-Friendly Garden Tour offers a great way to view some inspiring sustainable landscapes at your own pace. For those that would like a little more detail and interaction we are pleased to be partnering with the Daily Acts guided Rockin’ Homesteads Tour. On Saturday April 30 from 1 to 4 PM tours will run concurrently in Petaluma, Windsor, and Cotati. Each tour will visit several vibrant ecological gardens with a homegrown twist. Head over to the Daily Acts registration page to sign up for the city of your choice.

Community Resilience Challenge

crc-logo-master-subtitle-final (1) Whether you are attending the Eco-Friendly Garden Tour or the Rockin’ Homestead Tour be sure to register your action as part of the Community Resilience Challenge and experience first-hand what other members of your community are growing right in their yards!

Nominate a Garden

We are no longer accepting applications for the upcoming 2016 Tour. Please complete the application form to nominate a garden for the 2017 Tour.


Eco-Friendly Garden Tour Facebook PageIf you have any questions about the Eco-Friendly Garden Tour, please contact Gregory Plumb at or call (707) 547-1933.