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Medical Alliance Garden Tour May 15 - 16


Medical Alliance Garden Tour
May 15 - 16

By Gail Dubinsky

Mark your calendars for the 24th annual Sonoma County Medical Alliance Association Foundation (SCMAAF) Garden Tour, taking place on Friday May 15 and Saturday May 16, 2015. Our geographic “footprint” this year is greater Sebastopol, where we have selected six beautiful and unique gardens, including one spectacular home, from south of Sebastopol to Graton, with a strong emphasis on native and habitat plantings to create harmony with the natural world. Unique this year is that every garden host has shared their garden over the past several years in various different garden tours and educational forums for gardening groups, several are landscaping/gardening professionals, and all continue to remodel, change and transform their gardens over time.

Added attractions in the gardens include Master Gardeners, young musicians performing throughout both days, a featured artist’s sculpture, sales of children’s gardening books, art and restaurant raffle, and garden bench door prize. 

The SCMAAF Garden Tour has raised over half million dollars in the past decade alone to promote better health in Sonoma County. Proceeds this year will benefit our community partner West County Health Centers’ Forestville Wellness Center. As well, funds will support SCMAAF’s own programs serving Sonoma County youth to combat bullying in schools and distracted driving, provide holiday gifts and computers to foster children, and award scholarships for students pursuing health professional careers.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact, or call 578-4537. There are still sponsorship and volunteering opportunities available (which include free or reduced price tickets). please contact Gail Dubinsky MD at or 707 829-7596. We look forward to seeing you there!