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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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VIEW EVENT
Dec 23, 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 24, 2017
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Dec 25, 2017
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Dec 30, 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
Jan 01, 2018
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Jan 06, 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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Jan 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Lore of the Kumeyaay

Native Americans have inhabited San Diego County for at least 10,000 years! Come find out how they lived, their history,.

VIEW EVENT
Jan 20, 2018
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Docent Training-Part 1 of 2

Contribute to The Garden’s success by becoming a Garden docent! There are many ways to get involved and wonderful new.

VIEW EVENT
Jan 21, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Plant Paparazzi - iPhone Pics!

Are you interested in taking better photos with your smart phone? Docent Instructor, Sally Long, will show will show the.

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.