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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
Jan 23, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friends of The Water Conservation Garden Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of The Friends of The Water Conservation Garden will be meeting in the classroom at The.

VIEW EVENT
Jan 27, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Lore of the Kumeyaay

Native Americans have inhabited San Diego County for at least 10,000 years! Come find out how they lived, their history,.

VIEW EVENT
Jan 27, 2018
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Docent Training-Part 2 of 2

Contribute to The Garden’s success by becoming a Garden docent! There are many ways to get involved and wonderful new.

VIEW EVENT
Feb 03, 2018
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 the.

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

Cool Season Vegetables: Planting for Success!

What cool season crops can I grow right now? Brijette Peña of San Diego Seed Company will be teaching on.

VIEW EVENT
Feb 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
Feb 10, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Natural Health

Experience natural medicine first hand. Hear about the philosophy and basic methods used to cure the common and uncommon health.

VIEW EVENT
Feb 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Valentine's Tour: Love for Sex in The Garden (PG-rated)

Think humans work hard at finding a partner? You’ll be astounded at the creativity, deceit, competitiveness and even murder that.

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
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.