Five gorgeous gardens await on Clayton tour

Five gorgeous gardens await on Clayton tour
Artfully placed antiques accent one of the gardens on this year’s Clayton Gardens Tour, May 19-20.

CLAYTON, CA (May 4, 2023) — The 31st Clayton Gardens Tour will feature five beautiful yards available to visit 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19 and 20.

Visitors will find a native garden, another with an aviary pond and one with a whimsical vintage setting “full of something to see everywhere you turn,” noted Linda Cruz of the Clayton Historical Society, which sponsors the event.

“Debbie is super creative, and Joe collects vintage items beautifully arranged,” Cruz added about the Ortegas’ design. “The garden was so perfectly clean – who knows how she keeps it up.”

All proceeds from the tour support the Clayton Museum, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Tickets can be purchased for $35 at or at R&M Pool, Patio & Gardens, 6780 Marsh Creek Road, Clayton. Tour-day tickets will be $40.


The Historical Society is also in need of docents to For more information, call JoAnn Caspar at 925-567-6079, or Joan Bergum at 925-672-0240 or email