The International Garden at Markham Nature Park and Arboretum is a place for trees,
shrubs, and plants, that thrive in the unique micro-
The region from Fairfield and Sonoma in the north to Livermore in the south encompasses a landscape where many species of flora from around the world can grow and thrive. The International Garden is divided into smaller gardens around its perimeter, where living exhibits of trees and shrubs from all over the world can be seen.
Established gardens are South Africa, Australia/New Zealand, Asia, South America, California and the Southwest, Europe and the Mediterranean Region, and Eastern United States. People from the entire region can learn from the wide variety of plants that can be grown in our own backyards.
In addition, the International Garden features many different varieties of grasses and turf. There is some of the traditional bluegrass lawn as well as frothy buffalo grasses and tenacious native grasses grown from plugs.
Open from dawn till dusk
365 days a year
Plenty of Free Parking
2.4 miles of trails
2016 Weekend Sales
From 9am till 1pm (except *)
April 30 & May 1 *10am-
October 23 *10am-
Plant Sales Every Tuesday
9am till Noon year round at the Nursery. Turn left on the gravel road just before the main entrance to the park.
Plant Sale Location
1202 La Vista Avenue
Concord, Ca 94521
Learn which plants from around the globe will work in your garden.
Take an hour stroll and learn
about more than 35 trees.
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Coming soon: International Garden online tour!
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