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Garden Planning with the Experts

October 14, 2017

Make the most out of a visit to our Spring Plant Sale and get tips for designing a native, drought-tolerant garden.

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Teahouse and Garden (October)

October 14, 2017

CLOSED: This month, the ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden will be closed for a special class.

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The Urasenke Traditional Way of Tea

October 14, 2017

Enjoy the spirit of ShinKanAn, the Japanese Teahouse, with a demonstration of the Way of Tea.

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iNaturalist: Advanced Workshop

October 14, 2017

In the afternoon, you'll dig deeper into iNaturalist. Learn how to export data, identify observations by others more rapidly, and more.

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Good Fungi, Healthy Roots, Happy Natives

October 14, 2017

Join author, Robert Kourik, as he discusses the amazing beneficial fungi that promote the healthiest roots of native and ornamental plants. 

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Free Senior Day (October)

October 16, 2017

Welch-Ryce-Haider wants you to be our special guests to enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Eating lunch on Santa Rosa Island taken by Kate Davis

Santa Rosa Island Day Trip 3

October 16, 2017

ONLY 2 SEATS LEFT! Join us for a very special outing to the Channel Islands!

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

Morning Bird Walk (October)

October 18, 2017

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

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Image of Monkey flowers, CA Poppies, and Heuchera cultivars taken by Betsy Collins

Survey of Garden-Worthy Plants

October 19, 2017 - November 2, 2017

Cultivation and instillation of the best of the best native California flora with Bruce Reed

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Entomology: Meet the Flies

October 21, 2017

Flies are a diverse group that includes many beneficial species, including some important pollinators, in addition to those we are most likely to notice – mosquitoes and house flies!

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