Eco-Friendly Garden Tour

Eco-Friendly Garden Tour
Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Registration is now open.

About the tour

This free, self-guided tour highlights environmentally friendly gardening practices, which reduce waste and pollution, conserve natural resources, and create healthy, productive landscapes that are also beautiful. The Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) is excited to partner with the Sonoma County Water Agency and North Marin Water District to showcase gardens in Sonoma and Marin that demonstrate these objectives and so much more. At each location a homeowner or landscape professional will be available to answer your questions and share their gardening knowledge and experience with you. Handouts and information about environmentally friendly gardening practices will available. 

More information about the Eco-Friendly Garden Tour is available at:

Steps to attend the tour

  1. Register for the tour online. The tour is free, but registration is required.
  2. Read your confirmation email. It contains your ticket(s) and a link to access the garden addresses. If you do not receive a confirmation email check your junk mail box.
  3. Plan your day ahead of time.
  4. Bring an electronic or paper ticket with you to gain access to the gardens. Learn more about retrieving your tickets here.


Gardens are located in Sonoma and Marin Counties and feature native plants, edibles, rainwater catchment, lawn conversions, wildlife habitat and much more. In the MMWD service area gardens are clustered in the San Rafael/San Anselmo area. Read more about the tour gardens

Special thanks 

The Eco-Friendly Garden Tour would not be possible without the support and enthusiasm of our Gardener Hosts. Thank you!


Contact MMWD by phone at 415-945-1520 or by email at if you have any questions about registering for the tour. 

Tour Links

Register for the tour
Read about the gardens

Eco-Friendly Resources

Virtual Garden Tour

Need more inspiration? Visit our online virtual garden tour for videos and photos of real MMWD customer gardens. See the many ways in which our Marin neighbors are creating appealing, environmentally friendly landscapes.


Explore MMWD rebates for mulch, rain barrels, laundry-to-landscape graywater system components, and more.

Explore turf replacement rebates from the state of California.