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Luther Burbank's Experiment Farm

7781 Bodega Ave., Sebastopol, CA 95472
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Who knew?

Who knew? We called to find out hours over the week between Christmas and New Years. The volunteers... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
oclynn
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Huntington Beach, California
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Fascinating History, Fascinating Plants

What a great little tidbit of history at Luther Burbank's small farm. Docents were very helpful... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
daddiowen
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Astoria, Oregon
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7781 Bodega Ave., Sebastopol, CA 95472
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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

1  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

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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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Reviewed 21 March 2016

So interesting to know the history of a farmer that gave this community a name. Purchase samplings of the plants that thrived in this area.

Thank WOJ4
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

So it was worth the drive through the apartments to get to the parking lot. Interesting walk and self-guided tour.

Thank Ryan C
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