• October 3, 2018
    International Delegation Visits The Garden!

    The Garden was excited and honored to host an international delegation invited by the U.S. State Department, who toured The Garden to see the important work we do! Ten countries were represented, some of which included: Uzbekistan, Canada, Curacao, […]

  • August 28, 2018
    Solar Oven Discount!

    Enjoy 10% off either a Deluxe or Mini solar oven from SunFlair and 10% will be donated to The Garden! Solar Oven Cooking is a yummy way to benefit people and the environment by harnessing sunshine.  

  • July 28, 2018
    Inspiring Change at The Garden

    Staff from the San Diego Water Authority’s Water News Network visited The Garden recently and talked with Paul Redeker, Director of Horticulture and Facilities and Pam Meisner, Director of Operations and Programs, about the important work Paul is doing […]

  • June 5, 2018
    Helix Water District Names Winner of 2018 WaterSmart Landscape Contest

    Helix Water District has named Carey Hultgren and Paul Geldbach of La Mesa as the winner of its 2018 WaterSmart Landscape Contest, an annual competition that recognizes outstanding water-wise residential landscapes based on design and overall attractiveness, appropriate plant […]

  • February 27, 2018
    Garden Wins Best in Education Industry!

    The Garden is excited to announce that it has won “Best Education Industry 2017” at the East County Honors Annual Awards event on February 24!  We are honored to receive the award and appreciate the support of the community […]

  • February 3, 2017
    New Ms. Smarty-Plants Website!

    Big news at The Garden! We are proud to announce the official launch of the BRAND NEW Ms. Smarty-Plants™ website: www.MsSmartyPlants.org!!! You can access the site on its own or through the Ms. Smarty-Plants™ page on this website. Not […]

  • January 24, 2016
    Ms. Smarty-Plants Education

    Ms. Smarty-Plants™ education programs  teach residents of all ages about the importance of water conservation and stewardship of the earth.  Learn more about field trips, assemblies and special programs on the Ms. Smarty-Plants™ page.

  • January 6, 2016
    Docent Garden Featured in SDHG

    It’s about gardening and golf for Garden docent Mary Ann Stepnowsky and husband Tom Clark whose garden as recently featured in San Diego Home and Garden!  Click here to learn more about their garden and what they learned about […]

  • November 18, 2015
    Low Water Alternatives for Turf

    The Garden was recently featured in the UT as a great place to see low water alternatives for turf.  Click here for more information.

  • October 12, 2015
    Ms. Smarty-Plants Saluted in VIdeo

    Cox Communications and Cox Channel 4 recently featured Ms. Smarty-Plants on their Salute to Education video series! The Water Conservation Garden’s educational program taught by Ms. Smarty Plants teaches kids about water conservation, connects them with their environment and […]