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.
- 3 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..
- 3 Sep10:00 am - 12:00 pmLearn best practices to growing a trio of delicious plants that require less water than most food plants from instructor Alan ‘Moringaman’ Rid..
- 10 Sep10:00 am - 12:00 pmLearn how you can attract non-stinging native bees to your garden. Candace Vanderhoff from SoloBee shares the magic of these beautiful and prolifi..
- 18 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..
- 18 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 wonde..
- 22 Sep3:30 pm - 6:00 pmCome learn about the California Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) and gain access to free curriculum that teaches science, history an..
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.