Watercolor Collage by Lenore Tolegian Hughes

The Reason For The Seasons

December 6, 2018 - March 31, 2019

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

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image of a white throated sparrow in the Garden, photo by Daryl Metzger

Morning Bird Walk (February)

February 20, 2019

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

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Vintage photos of visitors in the Meadow

Free Senior Day (February)

February 20, 2019

Welch-Ryce-Haider invites Seniors to be our special guests and enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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image of Burton Mesa by Tricia Wardlaw

Burton Mesa Field Trip

February 23, 2019

Spend the day at Burton Mesa Preserve with Horticulturist, Bruce Reed and enjoy the seasonal highlights such as Ceanothus in bloom, prickly phlox, early monkeyflowers, and vernal pools.

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Image of Herbal Medicine Walk taken by Nancy Deacon-Davis

Herbal Medicine Walk: Skin Care Remedies

March 2, 2019

Take a walk around the Garden with experienced herbalist Emily Sanders as she covers the medicinal skin-care uses of selected California natives.

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Winter Wellness Medicine Making Workshop

March 2, 2019

Learn about sinus steams, herbal chest rubs, cold and flu baths, and bronchial remedies using California native plants.

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Volunteer Orientation (March)

March 4, 2019

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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Image of drawing by JoAnn Metzger

Art in the Garden: Drawing the Natives

March 8, 2019 - March 29, 2019

Join JoAnn Metzger as she covers some of the fundamentals of botanical drawing.

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Teahouse and Garden (March)

March 9, 2019

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

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Yoga in the Garden (March)

March 13, 2019

Join Michelle Rousseau for an empowering all-levels yoga class at the Pritzlaff Conservation Center.

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