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Image of Roots provided by Robert Kourik

Good Fungi, Healthy Roots, Happy Natives

March 31, 2018

Join author, Robert Kourik, as he discusses the amazing beneficial fungi that promote the healthiest roots of native and ornamental plants. 

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Volunteer Orientation (April)

April 2, 2018

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Image of Fox tracks in silty sand taken by Mike Kresky

Wildlife Tracks at the Garden

April 6, 2018

Join expert tracker and author Mikael Kresky on a quest for animal track and sign in the garden.

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Image of Lookout mosaic and California Poppy woodblock print by Patti Jacquemain

Walking through the Seasons (at the Garden)

April 6, 2018 - July 29, 2018

On January 1, 2017, Patti Jacquemain, a Santa Barbara artist, began a one-year project in which she walked over 325 miles throughout and around the Garden. Visit the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery for the exhibition inspired by her journey.

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Art in the Garden: Painting the Natives

April 6, 2018

Capture the structure and beauty of native wildflowers in vibrant watercolor.

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Image of the Garden in spring taken by Natalie Rossington

Botany Basics

April 7, 2018 - April 28, 2018

An introduction to botany with Natalie Rossington

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Garden Planning with the Experts

April 7, 2018

Make the most out of a visit to our Spring Native Plant Sale and get tips for designing a native, drought-tolerant garden.

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Image of Mission Creek Steelhead mosaic by Patti Jacquemain

Walking through the Seasons Reception

April 7, 2018

Celebrate the opening of the newest exhibition in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery, Walking through the Seasons (at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden) by local artist Patti Jacquemain

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Image of Chaparral on Tunnel Trail taken by Natalie Rossington

Spring Plant ID for Hikers: Tunnel Road Trail

April 8, 2018

Explore Tunnel Road Trail with Natalie Rossington and learn how to identify a 15-20 dominant chaparral plants of Santa Barbara.

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Image of Drip irrigation install. Photo provided by Cathie Pare

Hands-on Drip Irrigation Workshop

April 8, 2018

Water wisely by tuning into your garden's needs and tuning up your irrigation system!

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