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Luther Burbank Home and Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Well worth a visit

Lived in Santa Rosa for years and finally stopped by. Though the buildings were closed, the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
Myrtle16
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Stop and Smell the Roses

If you are staying at the hilton or marriott along Santa Rosa Creek, this is a beautiful stop along... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2018
mbrenfest
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Anyone interested in plants will enjoy this site commemorating the work of famed horticulturist Luther Burbank, who introduced over 800 new plant varieties, including the Idaho Potato. The site includes an acre of gardens with many of the...more
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Santa Rosa & Sonoma Aves, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

Lived in Santa Rosa for years and finally stopped by. Though the buildings were closed, the garden(s) was/were pleasent and the mobile phone tour and signs were quite informantive. The staff/volunteers were welcoming and very friendly.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Myrtle16
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

If you are staying at the hilton or marriott along Santa Rosa Creek, this is a beautiful stop along the creek trail. Small and exceptional, the grounds are covered with beautiful blooms. During late Spring thru Summer, the roses are amazing. There is a park...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Luther Burbank may have been the nation's greatest horticulturist. He created more than 800 varieties of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Ponder that for a moment. He was also responsible for developing the Russett Burbank, the state potato of Idaho served up as bakers and as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Sadly the garden and home and gift shop close on November 1 for the season. I hate that because I looked forward to seeing it all. I was just a few days late. Anyway I was able to walk around and look at the different...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

The Luther Burbank site is a local gem in Santa Rosa. The gardens are beautiful and laid out for a quiet stroll. The special events are well thought out and manage to handle a lot of people and still preserve an old-time, country feeling. Plus,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We found this only because it was close to our motel. What a jewel in the middle of Santa Rosa--it's not very big, but it is lovely and you'll learn about Luther Burbank!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We had spent the morning in Sausalito after driving thru San Francisco and wanted something to do and saw this in trip advisor. Was really enjoyable and we spent almost two hours with our guide. We love flowers and plants and our guide was like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

The home, greenhouse and garden of Luther Burbank is historical with interested explanations of the property throughout the gardens and house. Well worth the time...

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

During a tour to explore the vineyards we found the Luther Burbank Gardens. Very nice layout and reasonable well maintained. Flowers for almost all seasons and August was nice indeed. The shop is by far to price otherwise we will purchase a lovely T-shirt.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert W
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Our docent did an excellent job giving a short biography of a Luther Burbank and how he arrived, lived and worked in Santa Rosa. He also showed us around the grounds and gave us a tour of the home which contains many artifacts from his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Diane P
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Response from JRF178 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with Kevin G - certainly worth a visit even taking account of perhaps a few steps.
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