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 6 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
Jun 02, 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
Jun 19, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

June Wags and Wine

A special evening stroll just for you and your furry friend, well wine not? The Garden will be open late.

VIEW EVENT
Jun 23, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

PLANT PAPARAZZI Superb Smartphone Pics

This hands-on class will take you beyond the basics of iPhone photography. Docent Sally Long provides tips and instruction to.

VIEW EVENT
Jun 27, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sips & Succulents Tour

Enjoy a summer evening garden tour. Go Green with us and bring your own glass to fill with wine, and.

VIEW EVENT
Jul 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.

VIEW EVENT
Jul 18, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Garden Docent Training-Part One

Have fun in The Garden and meet wonderful, like-minded people. Docents help our plants and programs grow! There are many.

VIEW EVENT
Jul 24, 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
Jul 25, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Garden Docent Training-Part Two

Have fun in The Garden and meet wonderful, like-minded people. Docents help our plants and programs grow! There are many.

VIEW EVENT
Jul 28, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Garden Bathing

A walk in nature can boost immunity and mood.  Join Lynn “Doc” Nelson, Ph.D.  on a tour of The Garden,.

VIEW EVENT
Aug 04, 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.