Current Events at SBBG
March is Member Appreciation Month
The Garden loves its members and wants to give back as a token of appreciation!
Cultivating the Wild: April 13th
Experience the beauty and innovative design of native plant gardens in Santa Barbara.
Our 2014 self-guided tour and program will introduce you to eight inspiring and diverse destinations featuring meadows, hillsides, woodlands and front garden transformations. Docents and horticultural professionals will be available at most sites for informal walking tours and to answer your questions.
Reserve by April 1 and save!
Geology Walks: March 1, April 5 & May 3:
Join geologist Susie Bartz for these fun, local field trips:
Landscape for Life: 5-week course, March 6 - April 17th
How to work with nature in your garden, no matter where you live ~ Classes will meet on March 6, 13, 27, April 3 and 17
Our newest certificate program was developed at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center. Five classes cover all aspects of sustainable landscape, including soil and water resources, plant choices, design and installation. Focus on the use of native plants in drought-tolerant, ecologically healthy home gardens. Learn More
Morning Bird Walks: March 19 & April 16th
8:30-10:00AM in the Garden
Join our experienced naturalist leader Rebecca Coulter as she looks and listens for woodpeckers and quail, wrens and raptors, and many more.
Be the first morning visitors in the Garden and enjoy watching the diverse and beautiful bird species that make the meadow, woodlands and creekside their home!
Introductuction to California's Plant Families: May 2 - June 6th:
Join Mary Carroll for this overview of common California plant families. Learn the basic terminology of plant identification, and how to use the Jepson Manual to identify plants.
Become familiar with the characteristics of our most common California plant families. Learn More
Private Golf Cart Tours of the Garden - Reserve your spot today!
The Garden's Seed the Future comprehensive campaign is raising much-needed funds to help the Garden protect and preserve California’s native plants. If you are interested in learning more about the Garden’s comprehensive campaign, we’d be happy to take you on a private golf cart tour.
- Tours are offered for up to three guests at a time
- 9:00am -or- 2:00pm, Tuesday through Friday, or by special appointment
- Reserve your spot now: email the Registrar, or call (805) 682-4726 ext. 102
Special Membership Promotion
Purchase a new membership or renew your current membership now to receive this offer!
Buy your membership online -or- call our Membership Department (805) 682-4726 ext. 110
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