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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
Feb 24, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Plant Paparazzi: Making Friends with your Camera & Lens

Ever wonder what makes your camera click? Join Docent Instructor Harold Bailey for the basics on camera, lens, and the.

VIEW EVENT
Mar 03, 2018
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Garden Garage Sale

Stop by The Garden on Saturday, March 3 from 7am to 1pm for a HUGE Garage Sale!  Garden docents and.

VIEW EVENT
Mar 03, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free, Docent-led Garden Tour

Walk the garden trails with a Docent Tour Guide and see beautiful water-saving landscapes. Tours begin promptly Saturday mornings at.

VIEW EVENT
Mar 03, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hillside Planting

Ever wonder what to do with that slope/hillside you have?  Renowned Landscape Designer, Connie Beck, the Holistic Gardener, will amaze.

VIEW EVENT
Mar 10, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tomatomania®

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Scott Daigre’s Tomatomania® returns with his famous weekend-long sale with heirloom and hybrid tomato seedlings of every size, shape,.

VIEW EVENT
Mar 16, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Plant Paparazzi: iPhone Pics

Are you interested in taking better photos with your smart phone? Docent Instructor, Sally Long, will show the fundamentals of.

VIEW EVENT
Mar 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Garden Art: Mosaic Bee Bath

Welcome bees to your garden!  Bee baths are smaller, shallower versions of birdbaths, with stones so bees can land and.

VIEW EVENT
Mar 18, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Expert Forum-Capturing Rainwater: The Barrel and Beyond in Landscape Design

Rainfall is a scarce commodity in San Diego. Meet the experts in management of this precious resource.  Topics will include.

VIEW EVENT
Mar 24, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

2018 Water-Wise Home Garden Tour

[vc_row][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] March 24, 2018, 9am to 3pm The Water Conservation Garden invites the public to its third annual Water-Wise.

VIEW EVENT
Apr 07, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free, Docent-led Garden Tour

Walk the garden trails with a Docent Tour Guide and see beautiful water-saving landscapes. Tours begin promptly Saturday mornings at.

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.