Classes

Whether you are a nature-lover interested in learning more about the natural world around you, a novice home gardener who wants to learn about horticultural techniques, an advanced professional seeking specialized training, or you simply enjoy the aesthetics of nature's bounty through art or photography, the Garden's educational programs have something for everyone. Our expert staff and local professionals provide participants the opportunity to expand their knowledge by offering courses that address a range of topics for participants of all levels of knowledge and interests. 

Contact the SBBG Registrar or phone (805) 682-4726 ext. 102
To view all items on the Garden calendar at a glance, check the Program Calendar 

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Docent Tour: Less Traveled Trails for Adventurous Trampers

September 22, 2021

Explore less traveled Garden trails and expand your knowledge of native plants.

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Garden Tour: What is the Desert Worth?

September 26, 2021

Get to know the Garden with Garden Docent & CA Naturalist Andrea Adams-Morden.

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Plant Talk - Container Garden

September 26, 2021

Container Gardening with Native Plants 

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Behind the Scenes Tour

September 30, 2021

Explore the Pritzlaff Conservation Center in a behind-the-scenes tour led by Executive Director Dr. Steve Windhager.

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Plant Talk - Container Garden

October 3, 2021

Container Gardening with Native Plants 

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Plant Talk - Container Garden

October 10, 2021

Container Gardening with Native Plants 

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Plant Talk - Container Garden

October 17, 2021

Container Gardening with Native Plants 

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Plant Talk - Container Garden

October 17, 2021

Container Gardening with Native Plants 

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Morning Bird Walk (October)

October 19, 2021

Join us for a safe, social distance bird walk with our experienced naturalist leader Rebecca Coulter.

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Plant Talk - Container Garden

October 24, 2021

Container Gardening with Native Plants 

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