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Let Your Dog Treat You at the Botanic Garden

July 16, 2015

Santa Barbara, CA – July, 2015 – You love to treat your dog, but now your dog can treat you to free admission to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden for Trails ‘n’ Tails, Saturday, August 15, 10am – 3pm. Leashed dogs are always welcome at the Garden, but in honor of National Dog Day the Garden throws a big party to celebrate our canine friends. Each leashed dog gets one person in for free! Dog-centric activities will include: 

 

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Staycation Santa Barbara

July 14, 2015

There is still time to take your family on a fabulous vacation that includes: hiking in the coastal redwoods, looking for water in the mojave desert, climbing mountains for ocean views, learning a bit of history, and exploring in wooded valleys. You might even want to add a quick trip to Japan for a Japanese tea ceremony.

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Free Senior’s Day at the Santa Barbara Botanic

March 18, 2015

WHO:             The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in partnership with Welch-Ryce-Haider 

WHAT:          Free Admission to the Garden for Seniors over the age of 60

WHEN:          Wednesdays,

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Saxon Holt holding camera

Saxon Holt Shares the Secrets to Native Garden Photography

March 16, 2015

 “Native plant gardens needn’t be a mess,” according to acclaimed garden photographer Saxon Holt.  The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is bringing Holt to the Santa Barbara area on April 11 to share his stunning native landscape photographs and on April 12 to work with a limited number of serious photographers on their own outdoor photography skills.

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Cultivating the Wild: Native Gardens Tour

March 13, 2015

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has put together a truly unique version of its annual Cultivating the Wild: Native Gardens Tour. Heading out to the Santa Ynez Valley in limousine buses, the tour goes behind the scenes to explore very different approaches to sustainable landscaping.

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