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image of California native plant home garden featuring hummingbird sage(Salvia spathacea) ~ photo by Lawrence Wallin, courtesy

Drought Tolerant -AND- Beautiful

May 23, 2014

Changing attitudes and behaviors about California natives and long-term drought starts with each of us.

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Wine in the Garden

Fall Wine Raffle

May 20, 2014

Got Wine? Share a bottle (or 2) with the Garden! The Garden will raffle cases of wine donated by supporters, like you - and we’re collecting bottles now.

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image of Congress Representative, Lois Capps (CA-24) at podium for press conference at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden ~ photo by Ryan Henson, photo courtesy

Central Coast Heritage Protection Act Press Conference Held at Garden

May 15, 2014

On May 15, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) selected the Garden to unveil the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act

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image of Spring wildflowers blooming in the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Meadow, April 2014 ~ photo by Tricia Wardlaw

Spring Appeal 2014

April 29, 2014

Grow Your Garden and give to the Garden's Annual Fund today!
Donate $100 or more to the Annual Fund by July 1 and receive a packet of “Meadow Mix” seeds ready for planting this fall.
Give today…for a greener tomorrow.

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image of visitors at SBBG, Spring Membership Drive 2014

Spring Membership Drive

April 1, 2014

Purchase a new membership, or renew your current membership, before April 30 and automatically be entered to win 1 of 5 prize packages!

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