Painting by Kevin Gleason

Gleason-Potter Exhibition

December 1, 2017 - March 26, 2018

Local plein air artists Kevin Gleason and Chris Potter will showcase the beauty of Santa Barbara’s natural landscapes in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery.

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General Volunteer Training

January 6, 2018 - February 3, 2018

In Progress: Come grow with us! Share your passion for native plants, natural history, and foster the conservation of California’s flora by serving as a Garden volunteer.

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Image of Kevin Gleason and Chris Potter painting the meadow taken by Kathy Castaneda

Gleason-Potter Exhibition Opening

January 21, 2018

Meet the artists of the newest exhibition in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery.

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Docent Tours in the Garden

Free Senior Day (rescheduled)

January 22, 2018

Welch-Ryce-Haider wants you to be our special guests to enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Image of Monkeyflower (Mimulus Elinor) taken by Heather Wehnau

CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (January)

January 23, 2018

Rescheduled: Wild about monkeyflowers: an exploration of monkeyflower diversity in California

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Image of Fox tracks in silty sand taken by Mike Kresky

Wildlife Tracks at the Garden

January 26, 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 Achillea millefolium taken by Kate Davis

Herbs of Winter Wellness

January 27, 2018

Series: Join local herbalist, Emily Sanders, for this 2-part course on learning how to make herbal therapies for winter wellness and make your own cold care kit using California native plants.

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Winter Wellness: Lecture

January 27, 2018

Join us for a presentation on easy to use herbal allies for winter wellness and cold care. This introductory lecture covers ten useful herbs for colds, flus, coughs, fevers and sinus congestion.

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Winter Wellness: Medicine Making

January 27, 2018

Assemble your own winter wellness kit to take home. Create herbal remedies using California native plants, including sinus steams, herbal chest rubs, cold and flu baths and bronchial remedies.

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Image of Manzanita taken by Betsy Collins

Pruning Natives Demystified

January 27, 2018

Take some of the mystery out of pruning and maintaining your natives with this informative workshop led by Garden Horticulturist Bruce Reed. 

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