Upcoming

Garden Casitas: Playhouses Designed with Nature in Mind

Garden Casitas: Playhouses Designed with Nature in Mind

July 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

A fun, family-friendly exhibition of original playhouses, built with nature in mind. 

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Image of Greet the Day Stroll by Michelle Cyr

Greet the Day Stroll (August)

August 28, 2019

Greet the day while building your nature knowledge on this morning walk with our Director of Education and Engagement Scot Pipkin.

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Image of Greet the Day Stroll by Michelle Cyr

Greet the Day Stroll (September)

September 4, 2019

Greet the day while building your nature knowledge on this morning walk with our Director of Education and Engagement Scot Pipkin.

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Radical Remedies in Your Region-Douglas Preserve

September 7, 2019

During this morning walk at the Douglas Family Preserve, Emily Sanders will teach you about the folk, medicinal, and culinary uses of herbs, trees, and shrubs that grow in our own backyard.

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Fairy Homes & Nature Crafts

September 8, 2019

Bring the family for a special day of magic-making. Children will transform into fairies right before your eyes and help create a tiny fairy village.

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Teahouse and Garden (September)

September 14, 2019

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

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image of Dark-eyed Junco in the Garden, photo by Michael Horns

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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Image of Eriogonum arborescens by Sangeet Khalsa

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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Image of Creating Herbal Extracts by Caitlin Lam

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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Image of Howard McMinn Manzanita by Elizabeth Collins

Garden Tour: California Natives in Your Garden

October 19, 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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