Image of Fremont Trail by Michelle Cyr

Botany in Your Backyard

March 24, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Discover how to identify some of the common plants that make up Santa Barbara's landscape in this four-part hiking series.

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Plant Sale

Spring Native Plant Sale

March 30, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Don't miss the great selection of native plants and water wise color.

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Image of Pentagrammas by Linda Vorobik

Inspired from the Garden: From Field to Floras

April 5, 2019 - July 28, 2019

See the Garden's latest art exhibition: Inspired from the Garden: From Field to Floras which features Linda Ann Vorobik's botanical artwork celebrating different plant habitats represented in the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and found throughout California.

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Fraser Point on Santa Cruz Island taken by Kate Rabuck

Santa Cruz Island Trip

April 16, 2019 - April 19, 2019

Celebrate spring on the largest and most diverse of the California Channel Islands. Visit Santa Cruz Island with the Garden for this 4-day trip

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Image of Spring at the Garden by Natalie Love

Botany Basics Series

April 20, 2019 - May 11, 2019

Join the Garden for this crash course on botany!

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Image of Redwood Leaf by Betsy Collins

Botany Basics: Vegetative Structures

April 20, 2019

Learn the basics of how plants grow and get an overview of vegetative morphology.

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Garden Consultation with Bruce Reed

One-on-one Garden Consultation (10:30am)

April 20, 2019

Reserve a private Garden consultation with Garden Horticulturist Bruce Reed during the Garden's Spring Plant Sale

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Image of Ceanothus hearstiorum by Tricia Wardlaw

Botany Basics: Reproductive Structures

April 27, 2019

Learn the basics of seeded plant reproduction including the development and structure of cones, flowers, and fruits.

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Create Your Own Container Garden

April 27, 2019

Learn to create and care for your own California native plant container garden.

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Participants at Christy Ranch on Santa Cruz Island by Kate Davis

Day Trip to Scorpion Ranch

April 29, 2019

Santa Cruz Island: Participants will tour the historic buildings and their surroundings at Scorpion Ranch, and also explore some of the eastern end of Santa Cruz Island on foot with island expert Steve Junak. 

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