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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.

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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.

Upcoming events

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VIEW EVENT
Sep 21, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Expert Forum: The Future of Trees

Learn about the benefits of well-selected trees and the challenges to their survival in our general area. Considerations will range.

VIEW EVENT
Sep 23, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Garden Tour

Tour the lush, charming, and water-wise Garden with a knowledgeable docent to hear what makes our garden special, and be.

VIEW EVENT
Sep 23, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM

TRIBUU Music Festival

Sons Of Charity and The Water Conservation Garden invite you to an epic evening of fundraising to benefit the local.

VIEW EVENT
Sep 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Backyard Composting Workshop

In partnership with the Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, The Water Conservation Garden presents a FREE composting workshop! Learn all.

VIEW EVENT
Sep 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Garden Tour

Tour the lush, charming, and water-wise Garden with a knowledgeable docent to hear what makes our garden special, and be.

VIEW EVENT
Sep 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

How to Grow Protea

Learn from expert, Ben Gill, Owner of California Protea Management, how to include stunning protea in your Southern California landscape..

VIEW EVENT
Oct 07, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Garden Tour

Tour the lush, charming, and water-wise Garden with a knowledgeable docent to hear what makes our garden special, and be.

VIEW EVENT
Oct 07, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hillside Gardening

Ever wonder how to care for that slope/hillside you have? Join renowned Landscape Designer, Connie Beck the Holistic Gardener, to.

VIEW EVENT
Oct 08, 2017
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fall Docent Training-Part One of Two

This is part one of a two-part class.  Contribute to The Garden’s success by becoming a Garden Docent! There are.

VIEW EVENT
Oct 13, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Goes Batty!

Back by popular demand -  Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Goes Batty! Are you ready to have fun and learn about creatures whooo go BOO in the night? Join.

Plants in the Garden

Explore a sampling of the plants you’ll see at The Garden.

Our partners

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.