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 greywater, a sips and succulents garden tour and our annual Autumn Fest & Plant Sale, there is something for everyone.

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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Education Program

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.

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Upcoming events

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Oct 31, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ms. Smarty-Plants Goes Batty at Grossmont Center

Due to improvements happening in The Garden this fall, Ms. Smarty-Plants is flying to Grossmont Center to celebrate Halloween. The event begins at 3pm with trick-or-treating, with Ms. Smarty-Plants taking the stage at 4:30pm.

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Nov 03, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Autumn Fest and Plant Sale

Join us for our annual Autumn Fest and Plant Sale on November 3!

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Nov 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.

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Nov 10, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Plant Paparazzi! Basic iPhone Pics

Take better photos with your smart phone! Docent Instructor Sally Long leads this popular, interactive class on mastering the basics,.

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Nov 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FREE Backyard Composting Workshop

Learn the basics of backyard composting and composting with worms. Class is made possible by the County of San Diego,.

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Nov 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Plant It and They Will Come!

Welcome bird and butterfly visitors to your home garden! Join Moosa Creek Nursery professionals to create beautiful California native habitat..

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Nov 19, 2018
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Garden Yoga

Mat poses, chair exercises, meditation, and smiles in every class with Jackie Gadd, Accessible Yoga Ambassador. Bring your mat. For.

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Nov 22, 2018
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Garden Closed

The Garden will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. The Garden will reopen on Friday,.

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Dec 01, 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.

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Dec 01, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sign Language Superstars- Holiday Edition!

Have you ever wanted to learn American Sign Language? Have fun with Pam Meisner, founder of Ms. Smarty-Plants™ practicing basic.

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.

City of San Diego

This website was made possible in part by a grant from the Hans and Margaret Doe Charitable Trust.