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Water Agency Customer Appreciation Day
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The Water Conservation Garden is pleased to host a special “appreciation day” for ratepayers of Helix and Otay Water Districts, Sweetwater Authority and the City of San Diego!  Visit The Garden and enjoy:

  • Bake sale, popcorn and FREE Shaved Ice (while supplies last) from Kona Ice!*

  • Kids’ activities including balloons, butterfly life-cycle coloring project and seed planting to grow your own butterfly plant!

  • Special habitat and butterfly gardening presentations

Customers will also discover different varieties of drought-tolerant plants, learn how to “toss the turf” and get inspiration to incorporate water-wise gardening into their own gardens. Water agency representatives will be on hand to answer questions and provide advice on sustainable water use methods and technology.

Scheduled Activities Include:

9:30am
Ms. Smarty-Plants™ presentation about native butterflies to Southern California and how to attract them.

10:00am
Docent-led tour of The Garden

10:00am
Visit our succulent sale area to learn how to design, build and care for a succulent arrangement for your garden.

10:30am
Join Education Director Pam Meisner for an informative, common-sense approach to hiring a landscape professional. You’ll learn which questions to ask, how to properly plan and money-saving tips! Free class made possible by the San Diego County Watershed Protection Program.

11:00am
Clayton Tschudy, The Garden’s Director of Horticulture & Exhibits, leads a tour of the new Native Habitat Garden and a discussion of habitat gardening and water reclamation.

11:30am
Ms. Smarty-Plants™ presentation about native butterflies to Southern California and how to attract them.

12:00pm
Docent-led tour of The Garden

1:00pm
Soil testing demonstration by Harold Bailey, aka “Dirty Harry”

1:00pm
Clayton Tschudy, The Garden’s Director of Horticulture & Exhibits, leads a tour of the new Native Habitat Garden and a discussion of habitat gardening and water reclamation.

*Visit your water district booth to get your ticket for a FREE shaved ice.

 

    

Date:
May 21
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Address:
12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West
El Cajon, CA 92019 United States
Phone:
619-660-0614
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