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Luther Burbank Home and Gardens

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Learn about the accomplishments of an inventive horticulturalist

If you have an interest in Luther Burbank, this is the place to go. You can see where he lived and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thousand Oaks, CA
Well worth a visit

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

Reviewed January 8, 2019
Oxford, United Kingdom
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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 3 weeks ago

If you have an interest in Luther Burbank, this is the place to go. You can see where he lived and experimented; e.g., he bred a cactus without thorns and white blackberries! I didn't know anything about him, learned a lot, and was impressed. He...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 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 December 19, 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 November 14, 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
Thank Sowellman
Reviewed November 7, 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 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
Thank U3677KVlaurab
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
Thank CAYCE000
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
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Diane P
October 12, 2016|
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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.