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May 2014

Free Carousel Ride for 2 on Sundays in May – Chase Palm Park

May 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chase Palm Park – Alan Herschell Carousel, Corner of Cabrillo and Garden Streets
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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The Park and Recreation Community (PARC) Foundation is pleased to partner with the City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department and the Santa Barbara Public Gardens Partnership to celebrate our community parks and gardens! Please be our guest to visit beautiful Chase Palm Park located along Santa Barbara’s gorgeous waterfront (Garden Street/Cabrillo Blvd.) and take a ride on the historic 1916 Alan Herschell Carousel. Click Here for Ticket: This ticket is good for 2 people to ride the carousel,…

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Goleta Valley Heritage Tree, History & Garden Tour

May 18, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N. Los Carneros Road
Goleta, CA 93117 United States
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$40

Enjoy an escorted “behind-the-gates” tour of some of the Goodland’s natural and historical treasures including a tour of the recently restored gardens of Rancho La Patera & Stow House, beyond the gates into the elusive Bishop Ranch, Fairview Gardens, the nationally-recognized Sister Witness Tree and more. Includes transportation and light lunch.  Co-hosted by Goleta Valley Beautiful.  Sponsored by Santa Barbara Airbus.  Reservations required.

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Casa del Herrero Raffle

May 21, 2014
Casa del Herrero, 1387 East Valley Road
Montecito, CA 93108 United States
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$25

Win a private party for you and 23 of your friends in the Gardens at Casa del Herrero. Event includes light fare and drinks. $25/ ticket or 5 for $100. drawing held on May 30 at 12:00pm. Do not need to be present to win. Tickets are available online at www.casadelherrero.com or by phone 805-565-5653.

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Fascinating Rhythms, The Music of Flowers

May 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

Fascinating Rhythms, The Music of Flowers is the theme of The Garden Club of Santa Barbara’s upcoming flower show, which will feature members’ Horticulture specimens, Floral Design arrangements, Photography, and a Conservation Exhibit on the Honeybee.  Garden Club of America designated  judges from throughout the United States will select winners among the entries. The Montecito estate formerly known as Miraflores, which means “Look at the flowers,” is the setting for the show.  Just as the Music Academy musicians are inspired…

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Simpson House Garden Tour and Afternoon Tea

May 22, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Simpson House Inn, 121 E Arrellaga Street
Santa Barbara, CA, CA 93101 United States
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$30

Every Thursday in May from 1pm to 3pm a Docent Tour & Afternoon Tea at the historic Simpson House Inn. Secluded on an acre of English Gardens in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara with expansive lawns, mature trees, flower beds and water features. Docent Tour from 1pm to 1:30pm.  Afternoon Tea served at individual tables in the gardens from 1:30pm to 3pm. A selection of finger sandwiches, savories & sweets including homemade scones with lemon curd & cream.  Mighty…

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Fascinating Rhythms, The Music of Flowers

May 23, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Fascinating Rhythms, The Music of Flowers is the theme of The Garden Club of Santa Barbara’s upcoming flower show, which will feature members’ Horticulture specimens, Floral Design arrangements, Photography, and a Conservation Exhibit on the Honeybee.  Garden Club of America designated  judges from throughout the United States will select winners among the entries. The Montecito estate formerly known as Miraflores, which means “Look at the flowers,” is the setting for the show.  Just as the Music Academy musicians are inspired…

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Casa del Herrero Raffle

May 24, 2014
Casa del Herrero, 1387 East Valley Road
Montecito, CA 93108 United States
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$25

Win a private party for you and 23 of your friends in the Gardens at Casa del Herrero. Event includes light fare and drinks. $25/ ticket or 5 for $100. drawing held on May 30 at 12:00pm. Do not need to be present to win. Tickets are available online at www.casadelherrero.com or by phone 805-565-5653.

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Water in Your Garden – Friend or Foe? – UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Barbara County with Cathie Pare, City of SB Water Resources Specialist

May 24, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Attendees will receive useful information on irrigation tips, monitoring plants and soil for water needs, and optimizing water sources in home gardens for better plant growth and water management. Gary Kravetz, Master Gardener, has been interested in home irrigation needs and in basic gardening for years. Cathie Pare is a Water Resources Specialist with the City of Santa Barbara and has been involved in Santa Barbara home site evaluations to improve water management for several years.  Registration:  9:30 AM –…

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Garden Allies Workshop

May 24, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Road
Santa Barbara, CA, 93105 United States
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Learn how to recognize the beneficial insects that keep pests in check, as well as the native bees and flies that pollinate flowers. This hands-on workshop includes a microscope lab and Garden walk to learn about the insects. Taught by Frederique Lavoipierre, Education Program Manager and author of the “Garden Allies” series for Pacific Horticulture magazine. $35 for members, $50 for non-members Use Main Garden Parking, Workshop in the Arroyo Room

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Free Carousel Ride for 2 on Sundays in May – Chase Palm Park

May 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chase Palm Park – Alan Herschell Carousel, Corner of Cabrillo and Garden Streets
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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The Park and Recreation Community (PARC) Foundation is pleased to partner with the City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department and the Santa Barbara Public Gardens Partnership to celebrate our community parks and gardens! Please be our guest to visit beautiful Chase Palm Park located along Santa Barbara’s gorgeous waterfront (Garden Street/Cabrillo Blvd.) and take a ride on the historic 1916 Alan Herschell Carousel. Click Here for Ticket: This ticket is good for 2 people to ride the carousel,…

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Garden Gathering in the Goodland

May 25, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N. Los Carneros Road
Goleta, CA 93117 United States
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Free

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of live music, garden games and fun in celebration of the Arboretum Restoration Project.  No reservation necessary, guests are complimentary and picnicking is welcome.

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Casa del Herrero Raffle

May 28, 2014
$25

Win a private party for you and 23 of your friends in the Gardens at Casa del Herrero. Event includes light fare and drinks. $25/ ticket or 5 for $100. drawing held on May 30 at 12:00pm. Do not need to be present to win. Tickets are available online at www.casadelherrero.com or by phone 805-565-5653.

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Garden Lecture – Sowing The Seeds of Victory

May 28, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N. Los Carneros Road
Goleta, CA 93117 United States
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With interest in home gardens at the highest its been in decades, this lecture will take us back to another time when national interest was focused on household agriculture-the victory gardens of the second World War. Rose Hayden-Smith of UCSB will talk about current national policy and models and the way the local food-systems movement is addressing a wide range of challenges facing Americans today.   Free for members.  Guests are $10.  Reservations recommended.

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Simpson House Garden Tour and Afternoon Tea

May 29, 2014 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
Simpson House Inn, 121 E Arrellaga Street
Santa Barbara, CA, CA 93101 United States
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$30

Every Thursday in May from 1pm to 3pm a Docent Tour & Afternoon Tea at the historic Simpson House Inn. Secluded on an acre of English Gardens in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara with expansive lawns, mature trees, flower beds and water features. Docent Tour from 1pm to 1:30pm.  Afternoon Tea served at individual tables in the gardens from 1:30pm to 3pm. A selection of finger sandwiches, savories & sweets including homemade scones with lemon curd & cream.  Mighty…

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Garden Design Tour: Less is Moorish

May 30, 2014 @ 10:00 am
Casa del Herrero, 1387 East Valley Road
Montecito, CA 93108 United States
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$20

Tour the gardens of Casa del Herrero and learn how the design is an important example of the Golden age of American Gardens interpreted  in a Spanish/Moorish style. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED $20 for general admissions, $10 for members

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