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 

Image of Enjoy Matcha Class by Caitlin Lam

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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Image of Designing with Water Wise Natives by C Lam

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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