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Teahouse and Garden (March)

March 10, 2018

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

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Herbal Spa Kit: Spa Kit Making

March 10, 2018

Join us for this hands-on workshop on creating your own herbal spa kit using California native plants.

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Investigating Native Salvias

March 17, 2018

An in depth investigation of our California native Salvias (Sages).

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Entomology: Meet the Insects of Mission Creek Part 2

March 17, 2018

Explore Mission Creek, and learn about the insects that live there. What do they tell us about water quality? How do they rely on native plants?

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CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (March)

March 20, 2018

This month: Botanical Treasures of the Channel Islands: Horticultural explorations and subsecquent cultivation of plants from the islands.

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Morning Bird Walk (March)

March 21, 2018

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

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Santa Barbara Beer Garden

March 24, 2018

Save the Date! The fifth annual Beer Garden takes place on Saturday, March 24, 2018

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Native Trees & Shrubs Design 101

March 25, 2018

You’ve got them home, now what do you do? Join Nursery Technician, Patrick Wiley, in a tutorial on planting and early care of your new plants.

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Good Fungi, Healthy Roots, Happy Natives

March 31, 2018

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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Volunteer Orientation (April)

April 2, 2018

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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