Image of Squash Bee taken by Ross Eatman & Paula Sharp

Wild Bees

August 9, 2017 - November 26, 2017

Ross Eatman and Paula Sharp’s crisp macro photographs bring you closer to the variety of shapes, colors, and sizes of wild bees and illustrate the unique relationship between native plants, crops, and bees.

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Create Your Own Nature Journal

August 24, 2017 - September 28, 2017

Enhance your nature journal with instructor JoAnn Metzger. Learn and practice some of the latest artistic techniques...

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California Naturalist Program

September 6, 2017 - November 8, 2017

Join us for this innovative program developed to foster a committed corps of volunteer naturalists and citizen scientists.

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Image of a wasp taken by Frederique Lavoipierre

Entomology for Gardeners & Botanists Series

September 16, 2017 - November 12, 2017

What are all those insects up to? Learn more about the insects and other small critters that share our habitat.

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Image of Goldenrod in Nature Journal by Kate Davis

Journals - Your Way!

September 20, 2017 - November 1, 2017

CANCELLED: Experience journaling your way with guests who use a wide variety of techniques to record their observations of nature.

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Image of Cut flowers at Beer Garden taken by Kristen Hehnke, Veils & Tails Photography

Bringing the Wild Inside

September 22, 2017

Create a beautiful flower arrangement to take home using California Native Plants. Perfect for beginner to advanced floral designers.

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Image of Teahouse taken by Kristen Hehnke

Garden Tour: ShinKanAn Teahouse

September 23, 2017

The Teahouse, and its tea garden interpreted with California native plants, is the only traditional Japanese tea house open to the public on the central coast.

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Image of Heuchera cultivars taken by Jane Auerbach

Native Plants 101: The Basics

September 24, 2017

Do you want to grow some native plants but are not sure how to get started?

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Fall Native Plant Sale Preview Party

September 29, 2017

Kick off our month-long native plant sale with a members-only evening in the Garden's courtyard.

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Image of Fall Plant sale taken by Stacy Bloodworth

Fall Native Plant Sale

September 30, 2017 - November 5, 2017

Celebrate California native plants with us ~ Grow native!

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