Image of Drip irrigation install. Photo provided by Cathie Pare

Hands-on Drip Irrigation Workshop

April 8, 2018

Water wisely by tuning into your garden's needs and tuning up your irrigation system!

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Image of Buddha and bowls taken by Asura Serra

Meditation with Sound

April 8, 2018

Join us for this soothing meditation through the vibrations of various instruments such as Tibetan/Crystal singing bowls, voices, bells and rattles.

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Monolopia at Carrizo taken by Heather Schneider

Seeds of Success Scouting Trip

April 12, 2018

Collect environmental data, take photos, and herbarium specimens as part of our Citizen Science Project: Seeds of Success

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Image of Dudleya pulverulenta taken by Betsy Collins

Introduction to California Plant Families

April 13, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Mary Carroll leads this overview of common California plant families

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Enjoy Japanese Matcha

April 14, 2018

The Urasenke Way of Tea: Enjoy the spirit of ShinKanAn Teahouse through this hands-on workshop with a demonstration of the Way of Tea.

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Teahouse and Garden (April)

April 14, 2018

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

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Domecar Botanic Day Trip

April 14, 2018

A rare glimpse of some of the last original native coastal landscape in Southern California

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Image of Encelia californica in coastal sage scrub taken by Natalie Rossington

Spring Plant ID for Hikers: Coal Oil Point

April 15, 2018

Discover some of the common plants that make up Santa Barbara's coastal sage scrub communities on this field identification course at Coal Oil Point.

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Image of Participants at Christy Ranch on Santa Cruz Island taken by Kate Davis

Day Trip to Scorpion Ranch

April 16, 2018

Santa Cruz Island: Participants will tour the historic buildings and their surroundings at Scorpion Ranch, and also explore some of the eastern end of Santa Cruz Island on foot with island expert Steve Junak. 

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image of a hummingbird in the Desert Section at SBBG, photo by Leonard Porzio

Morning Bird Walk (April)

April 18, 2018

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

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