Recent News

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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image of Santa Barbara County Fire Department logo

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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image of original botanical illustrations by Elisabeth H. Saunders (1861-1910) from the Blaksley Library Special Collections at SBBG

Botanical Art at SBBG

March 26, 2013

an exhibit in the Blaksley Library
April 2-26, 2013 (Tuesday-Friday, 10am - 2pm*)
*12-4pm on the following dates: 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/18, 4/24

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