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   San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden values sustainability, envi- ronmental education, horticultural research, and celebrates the aes- thetic value of diverse plant life. The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is open during daylight hours, ADA compliant, dog friendly, and a great place for inspiration and relaxation.
The Garden’s planted areas in- clude the Display Garden, the Chil- dren’s Garden, the Fire Safe Garden and more. The Garden’s Education Center and Gift Shop serve as the visitor entrance and provide a beau- tiful and sustainable event space for Garden programs and event rentals. Visitors are encouraged to walk the 1.7 mi. Discovery Trail, to enjoy the sweeping coastal vistas, and learn from the educational signs.
Walk and Talk with Eve Vigil
Walk and Talk with Eve Vigil in the Botanical Garden on the first Wednesday every month from 11 a.m. to noon. Subjects may include the garden’s history, what’s in bloom, important maintenance, or whatever interests the group. Meet new people and learn great tips for your own stunning water-frugal garden. The tour is free with your paid admission or membership, no RSVP, just show up and enjoy.
Events and activities
There’s something happening all year. Activities include the Nature Nights, Youth and Family Pro- grams, Story Time, bird walks, and much more. The Garden holds Art in the Garden and plant sales every spring and fall in addition to the local art and volunteer-propagated plants available all year in the Gift Shop.
Visiting the Garden
Admission is $10.00 for adults, fr ee for children 12 years and under and for Garden Members. Pay online, in the Gift Shop, or in the pay station near the entrance. El Chorro Regional Park charges $3 per vehicle for parking on weekends and holidays from
April through September. Garden Members receive a wide variety
of benefits, including: discounted programs, plants, and gift shop items, as well as free admission and more offered at participating Gar- den and arboreta across North America.
The SLO Botanical Garden is located at Highway 1 at El Chorro Regional Park and are open daily during daylight hours. For more information visit or call (805) 541-1400.
— Ruth Ann Angus
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