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Luther Burbank Home and Gardens

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Wonderful showcase for the talents of Luther Burbank

Luther Burbank may have been the nation's greatest horticulturist. He created more than 800... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sowellman
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Boise, Idaho
Nice and informative

Sadly the garden and home and gift shop close on November 1 for the season. I hate that because I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rebeccabrabb
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West Monroe, Louisiana
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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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Thank rebeccabrabb
Reviewed October 15, 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 September 30, 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 September 28, 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 September 17, 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 August 31, 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 August 23, 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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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Very nice free attraction with cell phone audio tours. Close to public transit, Greenway walking and bike trail along the creek through town. Also walking distance to nice shops and restaurants in Railroad Square and Courthouse area

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joel1k2002
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Walking around the grounds after a great brunch close by is a wonderful way to enjoy a Sunday. Taking in all of the history. Their Christmas event is wonderful time to take out of town guests to get into the holiday spirit with the open...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Diane P
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I would agree with Kevin G - certainly worth a visit even taking account of perhaps a few steps.
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