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   LUTHER BURBANK GARDENS:  Plant Sale!    Free Corsages!  Apple Tree Morris Dancers!   Free Drawing! 



On Sunday, May 12, bring Mom and spend  

Mother’s Day in a beautiful garden setting!



Plant Sale  


Plant Cart
Do something special for Mom on her day!  Bring her to the Gardens and buy her a living gift and a Docent-led Tour of the historic Burbank Home! 

Purchase plants propagated from the Garden or grown from seeds related to Burbank creations. Be proud to show off your garden filled with plants from the home of world-renowned horticulturist Luther Burbank.

Burbank Slicer tomatoeA variety of perennials, annuals, herbs, and veggies will be on sale, including the popular Burbank Slicer tomato plant!  The majority of plants are in 4-inch pots ranging from $2.00 to $9.00. Some larger plants will be available too.


Free Corsages 



On Mother’s Day, the first 200 women who visit the Gardens will receive a fresh flower corsage.  Come early while the supply lasts!


Apple Tree Morris Dancers 


Apple Tree Morris Dancers of Sebastopol will perform at noon in front of the Morris DancersCarriage House.   Morris is a festive seasonal dance that dates back hundreds of years to the farming communities of the Cotswold Hills in Southern England.  It’s boisterous, athletic and colorful and a perfect way to celebrate the change of seasons.  t

May 12th, Sunday at 10 a.m. West End Small Dog Hour A slower, downsized environment for the smaller dog to play in. A great time for small dogs to meet with other small dogs to romp without concern. The West End Small Dog Hour is held the second Sunday of every month right before the W. E. Poodle Party. Heavy rain will cancel event. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park  DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Fans

May 12th, Sunday at 11 a.m. West End Poodle Party. Calling all social Poodles!… it’s time to party. The West End Poodle Party is held the second Sunday of every month. All Poodles, Poodle fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited to attend. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park  Facebook

May 15th, Wednesday at 9 a.m.- Coffee with a Local Leader. Get to know Amy Cooper, Director of So. Co. Animal Care and Control. . Ask questions, learn about the new Love me, Fix me Program, and how you can become more involved. Presented by City of SR Community Engagement Dept. Location: SOCO Coffee Co. 1015 4th St.

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A public forum on on our magnificent
 redwood forests, and what we can do to
 preserve them
: Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
*When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15
*What:a presentation by University of California Extension Forest Advisor Greg Giusti
on the Ecology of the Coastal Redwood Forest
followed by a panel discussion on strategies for long term forest conservation.


This is a free event sponsored
by the Sierra Club.




May 17th, Friday to September 20th, Friday- West End Bocce Season  Join your friends and neighbors at DeMeo Park for an evening of socializing, snacking and bocce. This is a family, kid and dog friendly event. Invite your friends. Bring food and drink to share. Remember- no glass at park.  Location DeMeo Park 610 Polk Street Facebook