Honoring and preserving our connection with nature

Event Series Art in the Garden & Plant Sale

CANCELED- Plant Sale

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden 3450 Dairy Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

Due to the predicted storm conditions, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all events related to Art in the Garden and Plant Sale this weekend (3/29-3/31). We will be extending our plant sale discount all week in the Nursery! (3/30-4/6) 10% Non-members/20% Members Please bring your membership card to receive your discount.

Forage & Dye a Bandana – A Class for Kids

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden 3450 Dairy Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

We'll forage for local flora while learning about the environment and the garden. Then, we'll turn our plant treasures into a physical memory imprinted on an organic cotton bandana that you can take home. You'll be amazed at the results of your creative collaboration with nature! Join Kathleen Adams Olsen, from Water's Edge Fiber & […]


Forage for Botanical Dyes & Create a One-of-a-Kind Silk Scarf

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden 3450 Dairy Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

This class is a dive into the creative process of botanical dyeing. You'll be introduced to the art form, see some examples, and venture into the garden to forage a variety of plants. Then, we'll turn found treasures into a physical memory imprinted on a beautiful 12 x 56-inch silk crepe scarf.  You'll be amazed […]


Family Free Day – Celebrate our Beautiful Oak Trees!

It's Family Free Day - and you're invited! In the Children's Garden, we'll be celebrating our amazing Oak Trees! There will be crafts and activities, child friendly learning opportunities and fun for the whole family. It's Sunday morning and the rain has stopped. We're here and hope you'll join us! If the rain starts up […]

Oaktopia – Oaks & our Changing Climate – CANCELLED

CANCELLED (We're expecting heavy rains on Saturday and Sunday!) The Oaktopia program, featuring Dave Muffly, will focus on oak trees for planting in California gardens and along our streets. We'll talk about the adaptation of native oaks for our changing climate, the critical role played by oaks in supporting biodiversity, and then have a look […]


Sound Healing and Nature Meditation – to Celebrate Earth Day!

In this beautiful celebration of Earth Day, you’ll be "bathed" with sounds from alchemy crystal bowls, Koshi chimes, and other sacred instruments. Sound healing helps us embody happiness and peace. Sharing space in community in a garden setting is also a great way to celebrate nature. Come join us for this unique experience. After sound healing, […]


Qi Gong for Less Stress & More Energy

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden 3450 Dairy Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

In this class, Holly will guide you through gentle movements and breathing exercises in a standing position (no mat needed). Qi Gong is for all ability levels - from athletes to seniors. It can help lower your stress, boost your energy, increase your flexibility, help with anxiety, and improve chronic pain. You'll feel relaxed and […]


Faerie Festival!

Faerie Festival is a family FREE day event here at the SLO Botanical Garden - on Mother's Day, May 12th, from 10am to 3pm. Please join us to celebrate the moms in our life and the magic in all of us! Costumes are encouraged - and wings, wands, and crowns will be available to purchase […]

Founder’s Tour with Eve!

Join gardening expert and SLOBG founder Eve Vigil for great tips and tricks for your garden. Subjects may touch on the Garden’s history, what’s in bloom, important maintenance – when and why – or whatever interests the group. Have you ever wondered how the garden beds were initially prepared, what the irrigation schedule is or […]


Free Family Day – Honey Bees & Butterflies

Please join us to learn about Monarch butterflies and honey bees in the Children's Garden during Free Family Day! Meet local honey bees close up in a special observation hive and taste some honey! Learn the difference between a worker bee, a drone and the Queen. Did you know that a honey bee comes from […]

Soul & Soil: Prenatal and Postnatal Gatherings / Summer Session

Program:  The Soul & Soil program is designed to support and nurture the spirit of those experiencing their pre-birth and post-birth journey. This is a place for inclusivity, peace, and connection during what can be a challenging time of life. The SLO Botanical Garden offers a safe space to help us connect to our bodies, our […]

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Little Acorns Summer Session – FULL

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden 3450 Dairy Creek Road, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

Summer Session: Wednesdays (only): June 19 to August 14th, 2024 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Cost: $55 for this 9-week session *Current Garden Membership required Program: Play, learn, and grow with our morning playgroup, Little Acorns! We play games, sing songs, make crafts, take care of our garden, and have snacks together. Most of all, […]

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