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Mountain Mama's is a Nursery, Demonstration Garden, Backyard Wildlife Habitat and Sustainable Suburban Farm


Mountain Mama's offers the very best in FRESH, LOCAL, SUSTAINABLY GROWN and IN-SEASON PRODUCE. It provides fruit to individuals by arrangement.

The garden features more than 45 fruit trees, canes and vines including a number of unique varieties. Produce is grown in a peaceful garden setting amidst numerous California natives and plants from other Mediterranean-climate areas of the world.


Mountain Mama's was one of the first gardens to be certified as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. It is a diverse garden with 400 species of plants represented. The garden is maintained with the philosophy that nothing organic leaves the site and nothing known to be toxic enters.

To visit the garden, or to find out about future classes in the garden, call Judy at 925-937-3044 or email her at

Fruits and Plants are Available for Sale throughout the Year by appointment or at periodic open garden days


The Adler Garden has been featured in numerous newspaper articles, magazines and books.  Most recently it was described in Nancy Bauer's The California Wildlife Habitat Garden:  How to Attract Bees, Butterflies, Birds and Other Animals.

Walking the Talk

Mountain Mama now captures rainwater to maintain the water level and water quality of her pond.

Bird Bonanza
Bird Bonanza

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