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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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Entomology: Meet the Insects TBD

April 14, 2018

Topic TBD. Classes include a short introductory lecture, hands-on labs, and Garden exploration.

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Docent Tours in the Garden

Free Seniors Day (April)

April 18, 2018

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

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Herbal Medicine of Desert Plants

May 5, 2018

Many of our California native plants have traditional uses. Join local herbalist, Emily Sanders, and learn about some of the medicinal uses of native desert plants.

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CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (May)

May 15, 2018

This month: 15 Minutes of Native Plant Fame: Local speakers share their inspiring presentations from the 2018 CNPS Conservation Conference in Los Angeles

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Join us for flower arranging.

Free Senior Day (June)

June 20, 2018

A Destination for Seniors All Year Round:  For the fourth year in a row our generous sponsor,  Wel

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Herbal Medicine of Sage Scrub Chaparral

July 7, 2018

Many of our California native plants have traditional uses. Join Emily Sanders and learn about some of the medicinal uses of native plants in the sage scrub chaparral plant community.

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CNPS Channel Islands Meeting (July)

July 17, 2018

This month: Plant diversity at a biogeographic crossroads: the first flora of Tejon Ranch

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The Blaksley Library

Free Seniors Day (August)

August 15, 2018

Our sponsor, Welch-Ryce-Haider invites those 60 and better to enjoy the Garden admission free all day. 

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