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.
- 28 May10:00 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..
- 29 May10:00 am - 11:30 amRelax, unwind, and breathe! Instructor Reyna Lerma will guide students through an ancient Chinese health series that integrates physical postures,..
- 8 Jun2:30 pm - 3:30 pmJan Tubiolo, a founding member and current board member of The Garden, will be on stage at the San Diego County Fair to show homeowners how to achieve..
- 11 Jun9:30 am - 11:30 amPavements, walls and other built structures create harsh glare and very deep shadows under our southern sun. Christiane Holmquist Landscape Design sho..
- 16 Jun4:00 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..
- 18 Jun9:30 am - 11:30 amAuthor and Founder of California’s Own Native Landscape Design, Greg Rubin, touches on all aspects of native landscaping with information about myco..
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.