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.
- 30 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..
- 31 Jul9:00 am - 4:00 pmThe Water Conservation Garden is pleased to host a special “appreciation day” for Helix Water District and Sweetwater Authority customers to visit..
- 6 Aug9:30 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..
- 18 Aug4:00 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..
- 20 Aug9:30 am - 11:30 amCompanion planting is a natural way to encourage plant growth, deter pests, attract beneficial bugs and flavor your garden vegetables. Mia Vaughnes, F..
- 21 Aug10:00 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..
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.