Natives in Your Garden
Your California Native Plant
From planning to planting and year-round maintenance, let the Garden help you with your California native plant gardening needs:
- Easy Eight native plant list
- Ask the Garden Experts
- The native garden year-round calendar
- Tips for planning, planting and maintaining your native plant garden
Native plant resources for your specific gardening needs:
Be sure to check this page regularly for updated information as we build this native plant gardening resource.
SBBG 'Gardening with Natives' Blog
This new Garden blog will feature articles by Garden staff including the most recent articles by Horticulturist, Bruce Reed, appearing in the Santa Barbara News Press, with archives of past articles.
in the Garden Growers Nursery
The Garden Growers Nursery is a year-round, retail nursery located here at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
Landscape for Life: 5-week course, October 14 - November 11
How to work with nature in your garden - classes will meet on October 14, 21 & 28, November 4 & 11
Our newest certificate program was developed at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center. Five classes cover all aspects of sustainable landscape, including soil and water resources, plant choices, design and installation. Focus on the use of native plants in drought-tolerant, ecologically healthy home gardens. Learn More