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.
Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Youth Education
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.
- 29 Apr9:00 am - 3:00 pmThe Garden is excited to host it's fourth annual Butterfly Festival in conjunction with Cuyamaca College's Spring Garden Festival. To get to the ev..
- 29 Apr10:00 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..
- 6 May10:00 am - 12:00 pmJoin Kojira Shiraiwa author of "The Butterflies of San Diego County" and “Portraits of Southern California Butterflies” for a sensational look at ..
- 18 May5:00 pm - 7:00 pmThe Garden is pleased to present the second event in our expert forum series! A variety of panelists and points of view about drinking water quality ..
- 20 May10:00 am - 12:00 pmGet your garden geared up for the dry season with Mannah Gbeh, The Garden’s Landscape Technician and owner of Bee Valley Farms. Learn seasonally-app..
- 21 May9:00 am - 2:00 pmThe Water Conservation Garden is pleased to host a special “appreciation day” for ratepayers of Helix and Otay Water Districts, Sweetwater Autho..
Plants in the Garden
Explore a sampling of the plants you’ll see at The Garden.
The Garden is thankful for ongoing support from the members of our Joint Powers Authority.
Our new website was made possible in part by a grant from the Hans and Margaret Doe Charitable Trust.