Recent News

image of Spring wildflowers in the SBBG Meadow, photo by Ian K. Ross

2013 SBBG Photo Contest Winners

June 28, 2013

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual SBBG Photo Contest!

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image of Dieter Wilken, SBBG Director of Conservation in the Meadow, photo by Stacy Bloodworth

Decades of Dieter: The Garden Jewel Retires

June 26, 2013

After twenty years of brilliant service at the Garden, our Director of Conservation, Dieter Wilken, is set to retire!

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Red Flag Warning: June 19, 2013

June 19, 2013

The Garden will be closed to visitors for the duration of this Red Flag Warning: From 6:00 am June 19 to 10:00 am June 20

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image of the front cover of the book, 'Yards' by Billy Goodnick

Yards by Billy Goodnick

April 7, 2013

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2013
Time: 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Join award-winning landscape architect Billy Goodnick, (aka Garden Wise Guy) for a book launch celebration!

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image of a variety of California Native Plants available at the SBBG Spring Plant Sale

Spring Plant Sale

April 1, 2013

Saturday, March 30 through April 30
Stock up on a wide variety of California native plants for your garden!

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