Image of Dudleya on San Miguel Island taken by Steve Junak

San Miguel Island Day Trip 2

October 23, 2017

For an adventure that you will never forget, join Steve Junak for a day trip to San Miguel Island. 

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Image of the Meadow at the Garden by Carissa Luminess

Native Birds & Blooms in Watercolor

October 28, 2017

Create a lyrical watercolor from life and photos using vibrant india inks of flowers and birds in the garden.

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Image of Chevron folds in banded chert taken by Robert Harbaugh

Ancient Ocean Floor Revealed

October 28, 2017

Black Smoker of Figueroa Mountain: Enjoy a day of hiking in the high backcountry with Susie Bartz.

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Image of Susie Bartz

Fall Geology Walk Series

October 28, 2017 - December 2, 2017

Join guide Susie Bartz on 3 geological adventures.

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Image of pots in nursery taken by Mary F. Platter-Rieger

Garden Planning with the Experts 2

October 28, 2017

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

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Photo of boy running through Manzanita Section by Jake Longstreth

Fall Family Day

November 4, 2017

The Garden is having a day dedicated to kids and their families to encourage everyone to spend more time outdoors. Fall Family Day is a special event to celebrate the fall planting season while benefiting the Garden's core programs for education, conservation, and horticulture.

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Image of Calochortus herbarium specimen

Plant Pressing Series

November 4, 2017 - December 2, 2017

Join Emily Sanders, for this two-part holiday workshop on how to dry flowers and leaves, and create beautiful cards, bookmarks, posters, and more.

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Image of Herbarium specimen

Plant Pressing: Part 1

November 4, 2017

Join local Herbalist, Emily Sanders, on a hands on workshop to make herb pressings for the learning herbarium and personal use. 

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Image of Volunteers counting rings on redwood round taken by Randy Wright

Volunteer Orientation (November)

November 6, 2017

Celebrate California native plants with us!

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image of Thermopsis macrophylla seedlings growing from seed at SBBG

Grow Your Own: Seeds to Soil

November 9, 2017

The basics of native plant propagation taught by the Garden’s Plant Propagation Manager, Heather Wehnau-Federlein.

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