FALL GARDEN FESTIVAL
Fall Garden Festival 2021
10:00am – 2:00pm
Garden Member Preview
9:00 – 10:00am
Beauty abounds at The Garden on a fresh autumn day dedicated to Fall Plant Sales, educational talks, and tours to help you get planting for the season! A large array of plant vendors will be at The Garden selling proteas, plumerias, Joshua Trees, succulents, water saving and water garden plants, rare plants including fruit plants, and many more! Local art, jewelry and garden vendors will be selling exceptional items as well—perfect gifts for holiday shopping!
The Fall Garden Festival will also feature free outdoor demonstrations and tours on water harvesting, hillside planting, and sustainable landscapes, sponsored by The County of San Diego. Pre-Register for these programs below to receive free event entry.
Ms. Smarty-Plants™ is teaming up with SDG&E to giveaway free trees! Make sure you get the right tree planted in the right place, by catching a tree planting demonstration with Master Arborist, Brad Brown of Tree Life Consulting or joining his Nov. 6th Zoom class.
We also have the popular Landscape Design Consultations offered all day, Live Well San Diego Proclamation, and a variety of fabulous vendors.
Cost is admissions to The Garden: General admission $8 / Seniors $5 / Children $4 / Children under 2 yrs Free / Garden Members Free
YOU DO NOT NEED to Register for the event prior to arrival. *Entry to the Festival is FREE when you pre-register and attend any of the Tours below colored orange.
Schedule of Outdoor
Tours & Talks
|9:00am||Garden Member Preview Hour|
|10:00am||Tree Planting Demonstration & Free Tree Giveaway|
|10:15am||*Solutions for Hillsides & Erosion|
|10:30am||*Water Harvesting Tour|
|11:00am||Tree Planting Demonstration & Free Tree Giveaway|
|11:15am||*Solutions for Hillsides & Erosion|
|11:30am||*Water Harvesting Tour|
|11:45am||Live Well San Diego Proclamation|
|12:15pm||*Sustainable Landscapes Tour|
|1:00pm||Residential Fire Safety|
|1:15pm||*Sustainable Landscapes Tour|
|All Day||Fall Plant Sale|
|All Day||*Landscape Design Consultations
(Pre-Registration Required. Scroll down)
Betty’s Treasures – Crystal Hanging Art for the Garden
Little Birdie Told Me – Garden Décor
Rooting For You – Plants and Jewelry
Shuman’s Upcycled – Yard Art
Southern California Water Garden Society
The Water Conservation Garden – Fall Plant Sale
REGISTRATION & INFORMATION for festival tours, talks and consultations
9:30am, 10am, 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am
1pm, 2pm (45 mins)
One-on-one advice for your landscape makeover with a professional Landscape Designer. Reservation Required.
$70 Member | $85 Non-mbr.
Includes free event entry.
10am & 11am (30 mins)
Learn techniques for growing strong trees with Tree Life Consulting, and get your Free Tree from Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Sponsored by SDG&E
10:15am & 11:15am (30 mins)
Instructor Alden Hough of Sky Mountain Permaculture shows how installing straw wattles secures a slope, and gives planting tips for hillsides. Sponsored by County of San Diego.
Pre-register for free event entry.
12:15pm & 1:15pm (30 mins)
An overview of water wise gardening techniques on display at The Garden along with helpful tips on how to implement in your own landscape. Led by The Water Conservation Garden Staff.
Pre-register for free event entry.
1pm (30 mins)
Thomas Shoots, Fire Captain, Public Information Officer for CAL FIRE / San Diego County Fire, goes beyond defensible space and discusses how to slow the spread of wildfire, and help protect your home.