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Mother’s Day Essay Contest

S.B. Botanic Garden Wants to Know About Your Mom


How much do you love your mom? Well, the S.B. Botanic Garden (SBBG) wants to know. The SBBG is having a Mother’s Day essay contest, and the winner receives a Garden Prize Package for two. The package includes a one-year membership for you and your mom; lunch for two from South Coast Deli; a box of chocolates from Patchi Chocolates; two one-gallon plants from the Garden Growers Nursery; and a pair of pearl earrings from Patco Jewelers. To enter, submit an essay of 100 words or less and a photo of you and your mom. Open to members and nonmembers of the SBBG. Deadline for entries is Sunday, May 1. Submit your essay by email lorsua@sbbg.org or mail it to Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (c/o Mother’s Day Contest, 1212 Mission Canyon Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93105).

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