Take a tour of The Garden with Ms. Smarty-Plants™!

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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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Nov 23, 2017
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Nov 24, 2017
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Nov 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Garden Tour

Tour the lush, charming, and water-wise Garden with a knowledgeable docent to hear what makes our garden special, and be.

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Dec 02, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jingle Paws

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Join us in The Garden for Jingle Paws Walk for Pets on December 2, 2017!  Benefiting the El Cajon Animal.

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Dec 02, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Garden Tour

Tour the lush, charming, and water-wise Garden with a knowledgeable docent to hear what makes our garden special, and be.

VIEW EVENT
Dec 06, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Members Only Preview of Gardens Aglow

Garden members are invited to experience the magic of The Garden aglow with holiday lights!  Enjoy festive holiday treats and.

VIEW EVENT
Dec 07, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gardens Aglow

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Experience the magic of The Garden aglow with holiday lights!  Enjoy festive holiday treats and refreshments as you stroll along.

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Dec 09, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Garden Tour

Tour the lush, charming, and water-wise Garden with a knowledgeable docent to hear what makes our garden special, and be.

VIEW EVENT
Dec 09, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Garden Art: Mosaic Bee Bath

Make those bees feel welcome at your garden! A bee bath is a smaller and shallower version of a birdbath.

VIEW EVENT
Dec 14, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gardens Aglow

Gardens Aglow continues December 14-16, 6-8pm.  Please visit https://thegarden.org/events/gardens-aglow/ to purchase tickets.

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.