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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s Water-Wise Ways

June 8, 2017

Are you a gardener seeking to cut down on water bills, conserve precious reservoir water, and beautify your home? Consider visiting the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden's (SBBG) new Water-Wise Home Garden, a drought-resistant plant panoply of colorful California natives. The garden surrounds the original caretaker's cottage, a Sears Roebuck kit house constructed in 1926, adjacent SBBG's nursery, where many of the plants on display may be taken home to make your own water-wise showpiece.

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Santa Barbara Independent: Bruce Reed

May 11, 2017

Santa Barbara Independent interviews Bruce Reed, Garden Horticulturist. 

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Mother's Day Picnic

May 1, 2017

Santa Barbara News-Press features the Mother's Day Picnic at the Botanic Garden.

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Santa Barbara March for Science

April 24, 2017

Garden Director of Conservation and Research Denise Knapp is among the speakers at the Santa Barbara March for Science rally.

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KKFX: Rare and Endangered Plants | Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

September 1, 2016
Dr. Heather Schneider and Rebecca Mordini explain how you can help rare plants.

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