Category: Gardening with Native Plants

December 18, 2023
Ironwood | Issue 34

Sometimes, when you’re so busy doing the work, it’s hard to slow down and celebrate the progress, people, and supporters behind it all. Our biannual…

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Alejandro standing in front of Santa Barbara Botanic Garden's Nursery
November 3, 2023
Find Your Perfect Plant Match

We are all too familiar with the countless hours spent looking for love, holding on to the hopes of discovering that special match that checks…

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Alejandro in the Garden looking at silver carpet aster
October 20, 2023
3 Tips for Mastering Garden Design

When planning your garden, it is important to consider layout and design. Welcome back to our October planning series with Alejandro Lemus, the Garden’s horticultural…

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Gardener at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden with monocle
October 13, 2023
Establishing Your Garden Goals

As the summer season draws to a close, fall ushers in the perfect planting season for California natives. Shorter days, cooler weather, and the promise…

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August 14, 2023
Have You Seen Our (Secret) Garden?

Nestled just above the intersection of Tunnel and Mission Canyon Road is the “Salutation Garden section,” a small triangular parcel of land owned and maintained…

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July 24, 2023
Ironwood | Issue 33

The spring/summer issue of Ironwood is now available online. Ironwood, the Garden’s biannual magazine, beautifully celebrates the power of native plants and their impact on…

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