image of Eating lunch on Santa Rosa Island taken by Kate Davis

Santa Rosa Island Trip

May 20, 2018 - May 23, 2018

Experience the unique botany and landscape of second-largest of the eight California Channel Islands. 

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Image of Lookout mosaic and California Poppy woodblock print by Patti Jacquemain

Walking through the Seasons Book Signing

May 23, 2018

More details to come

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image of artist painting on canvas, SBBG Meadow ~ photo by Don Matsumoto

Art in the Garden: Painting the Natives

May 25, 2018

Capture the structure and beauty of native wildflowers in vibrant watercolors!

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Image of Dudleya nesiotica on Santa Cruz Island taken by Michelle Gee

Garden Tour: Island Plant Conservation

May 26, 2018

The tour will showcase the rare Channel Island plantings surrounding our new Pritzlaff Conservation Center.

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Image of Carrizo Nemophila hill with Garden staff and volunteers taken by California Chaparral Institute

Botanical Toolkit: Seed Collections

June 1, 2018

CANCELLED: Learn how to plan and implement seed collections for both conservation and restoration purposes.

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Image of Eriogonum arborescens taken by Sangeet Khalsa

Native Plant Palette: Buckwheats

June 2, 2018

Walk the Garden grounds and take an indepth look at the various species of Eriogonum and learn their role in our ecosystem, buckwheat identification and how to use them in a home landscape.

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Image of Asura in the Gallery taken by Kate Rabuck

Meditation with Sound

June 3, 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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Image of Cut flowers at Beer Garden taken by Kristen Hehnke, Veils & Tails Photography

Bringing the Wild Inside

June 8, 2018

Create a beautiful flower arrangement to take home using California Native Plants. Perfect for beginner to advanced floral designers.

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Herbal Medicine Walk

Herbs for First Aid Solutions: Lecture

June 9, 2018

Learn herbal therapies for first aid situations.

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Image of Achillea millefolium taken by Kate Davis

Herbs for First Aid Solutions

June 9, 2018

Series: Join local herbalist, Emily Sanders, for this 2-part course and learn about local plant allies to help with cuts, scrapes, burns, bites & stings.

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