Image of Venegasia carpesioides taken by Michelle Gee

Identifying Sunflowers: Jepson Manual

July 14, 2017 - July 21, 2017

Join botanist Mary Carroll for this hands-on introduction to the Sunflower (Asteraceae) plant family.

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Image of Nepenthes maxima taken by Bill Hoyer

Summer Sips: Carnivorous Plants of Remote Locations

July 15, 2017

Enjoy a photographic tour of rare and exotic carnivorous plants from the mountains of South East Asia and other exotic locales.

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Steve Windhager, Ph.D. leading tour

Member Event: Breakfast & Briefing

July 19, 2017

Learn about the Garden and enjoy a pastry with Executive Director Steve Windhager, Ph.D.

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Image of Frankenia salina taken by Dieter Wilken

Herbal Solutions

July 22, 2017

Join Emily Sanders and learn about local plant allies to help with cuts, scrapes, burns, bites & stings.

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image of native California coast love oak tree in the Garden at SBBG

Garden Tour: Native Trees of California

July 22, 2017

Join us for this special docent-led tour of California’s remarkable diversity of native trees, with an emphasis on those found in the Garden.

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Steve Windhager, Ph.D. leading tour

Behind the Scenes Tour: Pritzlaff Conservation Center

July 25, 2017

Learn about the Garden’s new conservation center on a tour of the labs, herbarium, and work spaces led by Executive Director Steve Windhager,

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Member Event: ShinKanAn Tea Ceremony

July 29, 2017

Observe a traditional tea ceremony, enjoy a bowl of tea, and learn about the history of the Teahouse.

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Citizen Science Club (August)

August 1, 2017

Would you like to learn more about citizen science at the Garden?

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Image from Wishes in the Walls event taken by Kristen Hehnke

Volunteer Orientation (August)

August 7, 2017

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Image of Bee, Bombus melanopygus taken by Robbin Thorp

Meet the Native Bees

August 8, 2017

Did you know there are over 1600 species of native bees in California, pollinating thousands of species of native plants?

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