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Introduction to California Plant Families

March 20, 2020 - May 1, 2020

One of the best ways to identity California’s native flora is to learn the primary characteristics of some of the most common CA plant families. Botanical expert Mary Carroll will discuss plant terminology, basic botanical concepts, and plant identification both indoors and out.

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Enjoy Matcha: The Urasenke Way of Tea

April 11, 2020

Enjoy the spirit of ShinKanAn Teahouse through this hands-on workshop with a demonstration of the Way of Tea.

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Nature Journaling Club (April 12th)

April 12, 2020

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is pleased to present the third meeting of our Nature Journaling Club.

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Yoga Instructor Michelle Rousseau

Vinyasa Flow Yoga (April 15th)

April 15, 2020

Michelle Rousseau will lead you in an invigorating all-levels Vinyasa Flow that will encourage you to slow down, play with your edges, and move with your breath to foster greater self-awareness and ease in the body and mind.

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Designing with Water Wise Natives - Online

May 2, 2020

Landscape Architect Billy Goodnick shares the steps professional designers use to create beautiful, useful, and sustainable native plant gardens.

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Tentative: Greet the Day Stroll (May) - Online

May 7, 2020

Greet the day while building your nature knowledge on this online morning walk with our Director of Education and Engagement Scot Pipkin.

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Santa Cruz Island Day Trip: Cueva Valdez

May 9, 2020

Join us for the Garden's first ever field trip to Cueva Valdez on the northwest shore of Santa Cruz Island. We will explore this beautiful site and the wet canyon above the cove.

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Teahouse and Garden (May)

May 9, 2020

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

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Santa Cruz Island Day Trip: Fry's Harbor

May 23, 2020

Join us for a very special trip to Fry's Harbor on the north shore of Santa Cruz Island. Explore the rocky beach that was the site of the rock quarry used to build the breakwater in the Santa Barbara Harbor.

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Teahouse and Garden (June)

June 13, 2020

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

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