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Luther Burbank's Experiment Farm

7781 Bodega Ave., Sebastopol, CA 95472
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Gardeners delight

A must see to get the feel for this famous botanist and creator of so many new and unusual as well... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Janet L
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Sebastopol, California
Disappointing for Sonoma County

Self-guided tour using brochure. Numbers are missing on many plants, plants missing where signs... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
PrincePinot
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Santa Ana, California
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7781 Bodega Ave., Sebastopol, CA 95472
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

A must see to get the feel for this famous botanist and creator of so many new and unusual as well as native plants to the area.

Thank Janet L
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Self-guided tour using brochure. Numbers are missing on many plants, plants missing where signs are, some plants are neglected and not pruned properly. The plants for sale look very sad. Only stayed 30 mins. Free. Obviously, this historical site is poorly funded and does not...More

Thank PrincePinot
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Who knew? We called to find out hours over the week between Christmas and New Years. The volunteers called back, willing to make arrangements sir a docent for us. Not wanting to be so schedule structured, we decided to stop by on our own. We...More

Thank oclynn
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

What a great little tidbit of history at Luther Burbank's small farm. Docents were very helpful, we did the self-guided tour, and chatted it up with Fred B, a 101 year old volunteer! Really fascinating botanical and hybridization history. Parking is a little tricky, but...More

Thank daddiowen
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I've living in Sebastopol for a long time and have driven by here 100's of times. Today we made it a point to stop. The volunteers, which there were a lot of, work on Wednesdays. They have a plant sale from 9-12 and the home...More

2  Thank GRS-SJS
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

I was driving through Sebastopol and the bicycle sculpture wight he flowers in the basket caught my eye. I turned around and took the road to the Burbank Experimental Farm. It is just a little ways of the hill, next tot he apartment complex. There...More

1  Thank MerryTravels11
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited here last month during the Sonoma County farm trails weekend. I really enjoy learning about Luther Burbank and have visited his historic home and gardens in Santa Rosa. This farm is also nice although the home and gardens in Santa Rosa are more beautiful....More

2  Thank MSWMom50
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

First of all don't go there with high expectations. Go with an open mind and with the idea that you will find a most relaxing spot to stroll around. It's a lovely spot close to a busy road and apartments but it seems so far...More

1  Thank Thelmadee
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Loads of spliced trees and Plants thruout property as well as examples of his daisy plants. Walking trail right near historic cemetary

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were rather disappointed as there was not much to see but it was free. Not much going on that day and the office was closed.

Thank sha2ron
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