Learn about our amazing local butterfly species inhabiting the Dorcas E. Utter Butterfly Pavilion. Release a butterfly and guide it to nectar on flowering pavilion plants. Bring your cameras for great photo ops. Space is limited, so the butterflies can spread their wings! All ages welcome if accompanied by an adult.
Friday, May 3rd from 4:00-6:00 pm, The Water Conservation Garden is holding a private social hour exclusively for our members. We will have some light refreshments ready as you get a chance to enjoy the Butterfly Pavilion and The Habitat Garden in an after-hours evening just for you. An R.S.V.P. is requested no later than Wednesday, May 1st. If you're not yet a Garden Member, there's still time! Go to: TheGarden.org/support/membership/ and become one today!
How can I build soil fertility and good soil structure to provide long lasting water and nutrient retention? Paul Maschka, Farmer/Educator from Wild Willow Farm gets down to the “dirt” of soils and irrigation so you can have a successful garden, all without the use of chemical inputs.
Members-Only Have you ever wondered what that age old saying “Once in a Blue Moon” looked like? The Garden is excited to invite you to bring your telescope and find out! This Members-Only Event is offered as a special benefit to our members at the Wild Grape level and above.
The Garden is pleased to once again host a special “appreciation day” for ratepayers of the City of San Diego, Helix, Otay, and Sweetwater Authority Water Districts. Ratepayers can enjoy snacks, kids activities, a Garden Tour and butterfly habitat experiences while discovering different varieties of drought-tolerant plants, learning how to “toss the turf”, and getting inspiration for water-smart gardening.