Docent Tours At Luther Burbank Experiment Farm

Cottage Shasta Daisy Garden June 2006.

Trained docents led tours by appointment
of Luther Burbank Experiment Farm

Stroll on the paths that meander around the three-acres and learn about Burbank's contributions to the plant kingdom and to his fellow humans. Enjoy the shade of the spreading chestnut trees and the cottage garden.

Watch the video below for an overview of Luther Burbank Experiment Farm, and call 707-829-6711 to make a date.

Perfect for groups, tourists, and anyone who loves plants and history.

The cost is $5 per person with a minimum of $25. (Map)

Luther Burbank develops over 800 varieties of plants

Luther Burbank bought his 15-acre farm on Gold Ridge in 1885 in

Sebastopol. During his career he introduced over 800 varieties of fruits, flowers, vegetables, and grains.

He developed many of California's plums and prunes, the ancestor of the Idaho Potato, the Shasta Daisy, and novelties such as Plumcots, Thornless Blackberry, and Spineless Cactus.

BIOGRAPHY:
Luther Burbank


Visiting Luther Burbank Experiment Farm