Digital Guide

Photo by Lisa Romerein.

Digital Guide – Now available!

Enhance your experience at Ganna Walska Lotusland with our Digital Guide, a part of the Bloomberg Connects app. Download the app to plan your visit before you book, then easily access helpful insights on site or dive deeper into your favorite Garden highlights from home-or anywhere, anytime.

Search for or scroll to Lotusland to start planning your visit! And don’t forget to bring your headphones.

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Listen to the story of the Lotusland and it’s extraordinary founder, polish opera singer and socialite, Ganna Walska. Learn about plant collections and conservation. Follow a guided meditation session inspired by Lotusland’s iconic Japanese Garden or try your hand at birding and discover the birds of Lotusland with our Birding Guide.

New on the Digital Guide!

Discover a whole new way to experience the natural wonders of Lotusland and each of its spectacular gardens with our Spring Playlist curated by Santa Barbara’s Music Academy of the West. Host and philanthropist, Madame Walska was a patron to the Music Academy of the West, opening the garden to showcase student performances in Lotusland’s Theatre Garden. Today, we are thrilled to showcase the exceptional talent that is nurtured and developed through its programs.

Seasonal highlights

Check out what is in bloom and plan your visit before you book. See the Garden come alive with a new spectacular display each season. Use the Digital Guide to discover highlights so you don’t miss out. With something new for every season, you’ll come back again and again.

Photo by Lisa Romerein.

Explore the Gardens

Whether you are onsite or discovering the Garden from home, use the map or simply click on an individual by garden to learn more. You’ll find botanical information, curatorial and conservation background, architectural or decorative features, historical information and more.

Photo by Lisa Romerein.

Programs and Initiatives

Learn about Lotusland’s many programs and initiatives and find out how you can register for an event, workshop or Garden demonstration. Whether you are interested in deepening your connection to nature or serious about sustainable horticulture, there is something for everyone.

Make an impact

Find out how you can make a difference by supporting the Garden. From becoming a member, volunteering or making a donation, your support helps us fulfill our mission to preserve and enhance our diverse collections and educate and inspire the next generation of environmental stewards.

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Photo by Lisa Romerein.