News

The Garden in the news:

April 29, 2014Wine Coast County
Visit the San Luis Obispo Botanical GardenWine County Stewardship Opportunities at the SLO Botanical Garden

 

February 19, 2014 – Good News in the SLO Tribune
SLOBG gives backVolunteers Lend a Hand and Work with Local Legend!

 

April 20, 2013 – Children’s Activity on KSBY
April Kid's ActivityFoster Families and Kids Build Relationship at Earth Day Event
BY Lindsay MacLeod


April 7, 2013 – Art Eco in the SLO Tribune
Potpourri by Rachelle totiArt Exhibits around SLO County

BY Monica Fiscalini

February 8, 2013 – American Public Garden Association e-newsletter
Lets Move! Museum and Garden Success Story
Garden Fresh Family Cooking is a national success!
BY APGA and Let’s Move!

November 2, 2012 – Children’s Education in Let’s Move! e-newsletter
Success Story: Garden Fresh Family Cooking
Making our communities healthier, one meal at a time.
BY IMLS and Let’s Move!

October 3, 2012 – All about the Garden in the SLO Tribune
San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is a showcase for flora from Mediterranean regions
BY SHARON CRAWFORD


August 16, 2012 – Concert Series in the SLO Tribune

Chris Stuart and Janet Beazley photo providedBluegrass Duo: Chris Stuart and Janet Beazley
Chris Stuart & Janet Beazley play in the traditional style in the Garden’s Oak Glen Pavilion, August 26!
BY PATRICK S. PEMBERTON

May 28, 2012 – Executive Director in the SLO Journal Plus (cover article and page 18):
Spend a Day in the Garden, SLO Botanical Gardens that is
BY SUSAN STEWART

 

May 17, 2012 – Theater in the Garden in SLO New Times and SLO Tribune:
The Green Age is Here
BY ANNA WELTNER of New Times
and
Real Smarty Plants BY SARAH LINN of The Tribune

April 19, 2012 – Cal Poly Mustang Daily online:
Oak Glen Pavilion at the GardenBotanical Garden brings the Mediterranean to SLO
BY ERIN HURLEY

 

March 30, 2012 – SLO Journal Plus (page 22):
Kids gardening by Emi TagoreSLO Botanical Garden Hosts a Variety of Children’s Activities

 

March 29, 2012 – 8th Annual Art Eco in SLO New Times:
Take it outside
At the SLO Botanical Garden, the eighth annual Art Eco showcases awesome art made of junk
BY ANNA WELTNER

March 18, 2012 – 8th Annual Art Eco in SLO Tribune:
Art, Naturally

Thirty artists showcase their reclaimed-materials artwork at the SLO Botanical Gardens
BY LEE SUTTER

February 9, 2012 – Concert Series in the SLO Tribune
Laurence Juber photo providedFan to collaborator
Laurence Juber was inspired by The Beatles to learn guitar long before playing with Wings. Playing in the Garden’s Oak Glen Pavilion on Sunday, February 12!
BY PATRICK S. PEMBERTON

October 5, 2011 – Concert Series in the SLO New Times:
Musical madman!
Let Joe Craven guide you through music’s unexplored places. Playing in the Garden’s Oak Glen Pavilion on Sunday, October 9!
BY GLEN STARKEY

August 8, 2011 – SLOPE in the SLO Tribune:
Outdoor painters connect to nature at annual exhibit
Local plein air artists display their work in SLOPE’s annual exhibit celebrating the outdoors.
BY LEE SUTTER

August 4, 2011 – Concert Series in the SLO Tribune:
Signature sound of the Mystery Trees
Local band Mystery Trees seeks to popularize the undulating style of music its members say is unique to Morro Bay. Playing at the Garden’s Oak Glen Pavilion Sunday, August 7!
BY PATRICK S. PEMBERTON

May 26, 2011 – New Executive Director in the SLO Tribune:
SLO Botanical Garden names new director
Mike Bush recently oversaw a multimillion-dollar project in Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.
BY JULIE LYNEM

May 16, 2011 – Art Eco in the SLO Tribune:
Castoffs transformed

Art made from reclaimed or natural materials is the focus of exhibit at the SLO Botanical Garden.
BY LEE SUTTER

April 27, 2011 – Sustainable Garden Design in the SLO Tribune:
A traveling eco-garden finds a seaside home
The sustainable display – designed by Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture – comes to rest at Porch Nursery in Carpenteria, picking up accolades along the way.
BY SHARON CRAWFORD

April 6, 2011 – Opinion Piece in the SLO Tribune:
Babylon? We have great gardens here
BY BILL MOREM

 

December 27, 2010 – Art Eco in the SLO Tribune:
From Castoffs to Art
BY LEE SUTTER

 

November 17, 2010 – Garden honored for Sustainability in the SLO Tribune:
Biz Buzz: 6 firms honored for going green
Winners were chosen based on the best implementation of sustainability efforts.
BY STACY DANIEL
April 5, 2010 – Eco-Art at the Garden in the SLO Tribune:
SLO Botanical Garden Exhibit
BY LEE SUTTER

September 25, 2009 – Connections With Nature in the SLO Tribune:
Plant your feet Sunday at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
The daylong event is scheduled to feature live music, children’s activities and more.
BY SARAH LINN

September 24, 2009 – Opinion Piece in the SLO Tribune:
Viewpoint: A thousand small green steps
BY LIZ SCOTT-GRAHAM

 

Press Releases:

April 22, 2012 National Public Garden Day to Benefit Local Seniors

March 22, 2012 SLOBG launches it’s new website

March 6, 2012 SLOBG open 7 days a week!

February 22, 2012 8th Annual Art Eco at the Garden