Painting Heave by Cynthia James

The Secret Life of Flowers

August 6, 2018 - November 26, 2018

Cynthia James paintings play with reality in a magical style, combining techniques used by Bosch and Audubon with a fantastical contemporary edge.

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image of C. jolonensis type locality (21) with bees

CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (November)

November 20, 2018

This month: Search and Rescue: The Hunt for Jolon Clarkia

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

Walking through the Seasons Book Signing

November 24, 2018

Join us as Patti Jacquemain signs her newest book, featuring her journal pages from her year-long journey through the seasons in the Garden.

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Image of Home Garden taken by Randy Wright

Advanced Native Plant Garden Maintenance

December 1, 2018

This workshop helps both the new and experienced gardener understand how to deal with native plants in gardens once they have been established.

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Image of Teen working on grounds taken by Randy Wright

Volunteer Orientation (December)

December 3, 2018

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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image of a hummingbird in the Desert Section at SBBG, photo by Leonard Porzio

Morning Bird Walk (December)

December 5, 2018

Join our experienced naturalist leader Rebecca Coulter watching the diverse and beautiful bird species at the Garden!

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Demeter the Goddess of Harvest by Lenore Tolegian Hughes

The Reason For The Seasons

December 6, 2018 - March 31, 2019

What is the Reason for the Seasons? Ancient Greek mythology offers an answer, according to local artist Lenore Tolegian Hughes, it is deep and passionate love.

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Watercolor Collage by Lenore Tolegian Hughes

The Reason For The Seasons Reception

December 6, 2018

Celebrate the opening of the newest exhibition in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery, The Reason for the Seasons by prolific local artist, Lenore Tolegian Hughes. Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshements.

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image of Thermopsis macrophylla seedlings growing from seed at SBBG

Grow Your Own: Seeds to Soil

December 7, 2018

The basics of native plant propagation taught by the Garden’s Plant Propagation Manager, Heather Wehnau-Federlein.

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Tea Ceremony at ShinKanAn Teahouse. Photo by Steven Lewis.

Teahouse and Garden (December)

December 8, 2018

Visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden.

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