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.

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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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Upcoming events


    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.