image of a white throated sparrow in the Garden, photo by Daryl Metzger

Morning Bird Walk (February)

February 19, 2020

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

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Family Nature Nights (February)

February 21, 2020

Join Education staff for a moonlight exploration of the Garden including night hikes, shadow puppetry, wildlife observation, and skygazing.

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Image of Spring at the Garden by Natalie Love

Botany Basics Series

February 22, 2020 - March 14, 2020

Join the Garden for this crash course on botany!

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Image of Redwood Leaf by Betsy Collins

Botany Basics: Vegetative Structures

February 22, 2020

Learn the basics of how plants grow and get an overview of vegetative morphology.

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What's That Plant?: Tucker's Grove

February 23, 2020

On this field trip Director of Education and Engagement, Scot Pipkin, will guide you on an easy hike on a local trail and introduce you to the common plants of this region.

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Image of Ceanothus hearstiorum by Tricia Wardlaw

Botany Basics: Reproductive Structures

February 29, 2020

Learn the basics of seeded plant reproduction including the development and structure of cones, flowers, and fruits.

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Image of Frindelia stricta by Carol Bornstein

Botany Basics: Intro to Plant Families

March 7, 2020

Learn the basics of plant diversity and 10 of the most common flowering plant families in California.

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Image of Native Lawn by Billy Goodnick

Life After Lawns - Ideas & Actions

March 7, 2020

Join Landscape Architect Billy Goodnick and discover alternatives to the "perfect lawn" that save both money and resources.

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Image of Pinus torreyana cone by Dieter Wilken

Botany Basics: California Ecology

March 14, 2020

Discover some of the most common plant communities in California in this introductory course on California ecology.

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Teahouse and Garden (March)

March 14, 2020

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

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