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Luther Burbank Home and Gardens

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Address: Santa Rosa & Sonoma Aves, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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Anyone interested in plants will enjoy this site commemorating the work of...

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 naturalist's creations, a beautiful greenhouse he built in 1889, and his Greek Revival home.

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Fabulous flowers and history lesson about Luther Burbank, famous horticulturist.

An easy walk through gardens filled with history about Luther Burbank's many creations. If you visit Santa Rosa, it is not to be missed.

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Seal Beach, California

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Seal Beach, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy walk through gardens filled with history about Luther Burbank's many creations. If you visit Santa Rosa, it is not to be missed.

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Sonoma County, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the home of Luther Burbank with friendly and knowledgeable docents able to explain LB's influence on the development of agriculture nationwide .

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Napa, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always know the roses are in bloom in May, but I was surprises the spent roses were not trimmed and weeds in all garden beds. Normally lots of colors but today nothing to look at. The house and greenhouse are well kept up. I hope the gardens can be taken care of.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit. You must have a docent to fully appreciate the plantings and home. You must visit this .

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Irvine, United States
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I took my kids to visit these gardens for Spring Break. The docen was great and explained Luther Burbank's history in careful detail. The house was well preserved and it seemed like the caretakers lovingly cherish this landmark. He was an innovator in developing plant hybrids and was the garden guru of the industrial revolution.

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Santa Rosa, California
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

A lovely beautiful place to take a nice stroll or adorable resting spot during a date. One of the most beautiful places in Santa Rosa.

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Crescent City, California
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

I stop here everytime I vista Santa Rosa, there is something peaceful about the place that gets you motivated to work on your own garden. Easy street parking and do not let the surrounding area stop you from visiting.

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Learn about the many hybrids and plants that Mr. Burbank spent his life developing and how the various fruits and vegetables we see in our supermarkets today may have a start years ago in his green house. Enjoyed the varied rose bushes, the trellis of leaves in the garden. Enjoy the docent tour and the great house.

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Trumansburg, New York
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

An educational experience for everyone. My biggest surprise was of how many of the common plant foods we take for granted we first grown and developed by Mr. Burbank.

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Make sure to book a docent tour because you will learn so much about Burbank's botanical experiments and the successes we have become accustomed to seeing in many gardens around the world.

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