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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
Oct 21, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Efficient Irrigation

Landscape Designer Jan Tubiolo discusses how to manage the water you give your plants through the proper maintenance of your.

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Oct 21, 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
Oct 28, 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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Nov 04, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Autumn Fest and Plant Sale

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Saturday, November 4 10am-3pm *Special Members-Only Preview 9-10am Join us for The Garden's Autumn Fest & Plant Sale (formerly.

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Nov 04, 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
Nov 11, 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
Nov 15, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fused Glass Ornaments

Join Debb Solan, owner of Idea Field (formerly Fusionglass co.) of La Mesa, in a creative glass-making experience that ends.

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Nov 18, 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
Nov 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Using Laundry Water for Landscapes

Learn how to divert laundry greywater to the landscape to irrigate plants.  In this class, you will learn how you.

VIEW EVENT
Nov 25, 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.

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.