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.
- 2 Jul10:00 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..
- 16 Jul9:30 am - 11:30 amFormer High Tech Elementary schoolteacher Daniel Romo set out to grow a butterfly garden with his students. Together they created a successful monarch..
- 17 Jul10:00 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..
- 21 Jul4:00 pm - 7:00 pmAttention dog lovers! The Garden is staying open late the third Thursday in June, July and August for you to enjoy fine wine and a leisurely stroll wi..
- 23 Jul9:30 am - 11:30 amMore Beauty, Less Water, More Fun! Drought conditions are predicted to continue so why not create a beautiful landscape and save water too? Join Jan T..
- 27 Jul5:30 pm - 7:00 pmEnjoy fine wine and a summer evening stroll along beautiful Garden trails with Docent tour guides and learn fun and interesting facts about some of th..
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.