Ms. Smarty-Plants™ award-winning programs inspire young people through interactive and engaging hands on learning in water conservation and stewardship of the earth. Fieldtrips, Assemblies, and Special Programs meet E-STEM, California State and Next Generation Science Standards. With her special mixture of music, magic, and fun, Ms. Smarty-Plants™ ignites the EARTH HERO in each of us.
Help The Garden continue to be THE resource for water-wise landscaping in San Diego County. Your tax-deductible gift supports the care of The Garden’s nearly six-acres of land, enables the creation of new and innovative exhibits and programming, and helps present community-driven special events.
- 5 Sep10:00 am - 11:00 amTour the lush, charming, and water-wise Garden with a knowledgeable docent to hear what makes our garden special, and be inspired to create a water-wi..
- 19 Sep10:00 am - 11:00 amHave trouble navigating the terrain of The Garden? Let us take you for a ride! Explore The Garden from the comfortable Verbeck Shuttle with a Garden D..
- 19 Sep10:00 am - 12:00 pmWhat's next after you toss the turf? Landscape designer and xeriscape expert, Jan Tubiolo, explains the phases of designing a water-savi..
- 26 Sep10:00 am - 12:00 pmLearn fire-wise landscaping essentials using native plants with landscape designer and gardening book author, Greg Rubin. This important presenta..
- 27 Sep12:00 pm - 4:00 pmUtilize your skills and talents to contribute to The Garden’s success by becoming a Garden docent! There are many ways to get involved and wonderful..
- 3 Oct10:00 am - 12:00 pmClayton Tschudy, Director of Horticulture, wants to help you save your plants during the drought! Learn water-saving techniques, the basics of eff..
Plants in the Garden
Explore a sampling of the plants you’ll see at The Garden.
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