Over the course of his 50-year career, famous horticulturist Luther Burbank experimented with and developed numerous plant varieties. At the Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, a Santa Rosa City Park, learn about this amazing man’s life by visiting the Museum, his Greenhouse, and the home he lived in from 1884 through 1906.
The museum is located in the Carriage House. Here you can see exhibits on Burbank’s life and influential work, visit the Gift Shop, and sign up for a Docent-led tour. The Greenhouse, designed by Burbank himself in 1889, contains a replica of his office as well as numerous exhibits. The Museum, Gift Shop and guided tours of the Burbank Home and Greenhouse are available to the public Tuesday through Sunday from April through October. Don’t forget to wander through the gardens and admire the beauty Burbank studied and to which he dedicated his life. The Gardens are open daily from 8 a.m. to dusk. Luther Burbank Home & Gardens is located at the corner of Santa Rosa Avenue and Sonoma Avenue across from City Hall in Santa Rosa. For more information call 707-524-5445 •lutherburbank.org