Cultivating the Wild: Native Gardens Tour

Date: Sunday, May 1, 2016

Time: 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Instructor: Staff

Location: Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Cultivating the Wild Comes Home!

The Garden turns 90 this year, and to help us celebrate we are inviting the community to join us for the Cultivating the Wild native gardens tour at our own new gardens.

  • Special tours
  • Cupcakes
  • Activities for the whole family
  • Special guests

Bring your family and friends for this for this special Garden-wide event

Free with Garden admission.

Schedule of Special Events

11:00-11:30 Meadow Oaks
Welcome Address & Cupcake Reception with the Garden's Executive Director, Steve Windhager

11:30-12:30 Meadow
Meadow Designer Susan Van Atta

12:00-12:30 Meadow Oaks
Traditional Morris Dancing by Pacific Sword Co.

12:30-3:00 Gift Shop
Coloring Book signing by the artist

12:30-1:30 Water Wise Home Garden
Home Garden Designer Kimberly True with WaterWiseSB

1:30-2:30 Maze
Lenore Hughes of the Santa Barbara Garden Club & Steve Windhager, the Garden's Executive Director

2:30-3:30 Wooded Dell
Betsy Collins, Director of Horticulture & Bruce Reed, Horticulturist

All Day Activities

  • Food Truck
  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden 90th Birthday Card signing in the Meadow Oaks
  • Teahouse Q&A
  • Bumble Bee quest
  • Origami in the Arroyo
  • Children's Adventure Journal Activity

Schedule is subject to change.

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