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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Morning Bird Walk (September)

September 18, 2019

Join Rebecca Coulter in watching the diverse and beautiful bird species at the Garden!

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Members only! Morning Yoga at the Pritzlaff Center

September 21, 2019

Greet the day with Yoga Instructor Amelia Neal during this free member appreciation morning yoga class, held on the Pritzlaff Conservation Center patio with a spectacular view of the Channel Islands.

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Vinyasa Flow Yoga in the Garden (September)

September 25, 2019

Aliza Lederman’s Vinyasa Flow class is an empowering, energetic flow that builds strength and balance inside and out.

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Make the Most of Water Saving Rebates

September 29, 2019

Learn how to maximize available rebates and incentives when converting your thirsty lawn to drought tolerant native plants. This discussion will give you a primer on which steps you need to take before you put a shovel to your turf, so you don't exclude yourself from eligibility.

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Slow Flow Yoga in the Garden (October)

October 2, 2019

Join Michelle Rousseau for an empowering slow flow yoga class at the Pritzlaff Conservation Center.

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Garden Tour: California Natives in Your Garden

October 5, 2019

Learn how to utilize California native plants in your garden on this horticulture-focused tour.  We’ll discuss the growing conditions, habits, and tips for many of our native plants as we explore the grounds. 

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Garden Consultation with Bruce Reed

One-on-One Garden Consultation with Bruce Reed

October 5, 2019

SOLD OUT: Reserve a private Garden consultation with Garden Horticulturist Bruce Reed during the Garden's Fall Plant Sale.

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Herbal First Aid Kits For Families Workshop

October 6, 2019

Active families are no strangers to skinned knees and bruises. Learn how to heal common first aid situations that can affect everyone in the family.

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One-on-One Garden Consultation with Heather Wehnau

October 11, 2019

SOLD OUT: Reserve a private Garden consultation with Garden Plant Propagation Manager Heather Wehnau-Federlein during the Garden's Fall Plant Sale.

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Morning Bird Walk (October)

October 16, 2019

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

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