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Fall is Fabulous
in The Garden!
Fall is the time for planting in San Diego and The Garden has classes and events that will inspire you! From learning how to use rainwater and grey-water, to taking a sips and succulents garden tour, to learning to pick the right plants for your needs, and even being purchasing select plants right in The Garden, there is something for everyone.
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.
Take a tour of The Garden with Ms. Smarty-Plants™!
Keep up on the latest, find out what’s happening, and get helpful info from water agencies.
The Garden was excited and honored to host an international delegation invited by the U.S. State Department, who toured The.
Many San Diego County residents live near canyons, which are valuable natural resources. Native canyon hillsides should be not be.
Representatives from the Helix Water District, San Diego Gas & Electric, and the cities of El Cajon, La Mesa and.
As part of the countywide WaterSmart Landscape Contest, the Otay Water District has selected water conservation class graduate and rebate.
Water shortages at Lake Mead have drawn all the attention in recent years. Now water rationing has reached far into.
Enjoy 10% off either a Deluxe or Mini solar oven from SunFlair and 10% will be donated to The Garden! Solar Oven.
New federal estimates suggest serious water shortages on the Colorado River are closer than thought. While Arizona water users try.
The San Diego County Water Authority is expanding a long-running partnership with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to increase.
Statewide regulations and local innovations are contributing to making water conservation a ‘California way of life.’ Listen to two experts.
Staff from the San Diego Water Authority's Water News Network visited The Garden recently and talked with Paul Redeker, Director.
The state expects drier dry years and wetter wet ones in the decades ahead. That means projects to restore river.
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Residents in San Diego County now can receive $2.75 per square foot for replacing turf.
Americans are conserving water in their homes like never before, according to a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report released this month. In.
Although he declared an end to California’s historic five-year drought last year, Gov. Jerry Brown on May 31st, signed two.
Helix Water District has named Carey Hultgren and Paul Geldbach of La Mesa as the winner of its 2018 WaterSmart.
The Garden is excited to announce that it has won "Best Education Industry 2017" at the East County Honors Annual.
Big news at The Garden! We are proud to announce the official launch of the BRAND NEW Ms. Smarty-Plants™ website:.
The Associated Press recently published an article about the devastating effects of the bugs draining the lift out of forests.
Ms. Smarty-Plants™ education programs teach residents of all ages about the importance of water conservation and stewardship of the earth. .
It's about gardening and golf for Garden docent Mary Ann Stepnowsky and husband Tom Clark whose garden as recently featured.
The Garden was recently featured in the UT as a great place to see low water alternatives for turf. Click.
Catherine Garcia of NBC7 San Diego visited The Garden recently to find out how we are helping residents learn how.
Cox Communications and Cox Channel 4 recently featured Ms. Smarty-Plants on their Salute to Education video series! The Water Conservation.
Looking to remove your lawn and replace it with drought-tolerant, and pocketbook-friendly, low-water plants? Most turf grasses, both cool and.
In June of this year, the American Public Gardens Association (APGA), announced the winners of its 2015 member awards during.
California's emergency water conservation mandate went into effect Monday, June 1 and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and other mayors.
Plants in the Garden
Explore a sampling of the plants you’ll see at The Garden.
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