May 7, 2022

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$5 Members; $10 Non-Members;
Children 3 & Under FREE

Purchase of a butterfly release on May 7th includes admission to The Garden at The Butterfly Spring Fling.

We do garden fun better than technology – CASH will be greatly appreciated on Saturday in case our service portals are still down.

When spring arrives at The Garden, it only means one thing; The Butterfly Spring Fling! Mother’s Day weekend—May 7th, The Garden delights in celebrating butterfly season with you and your loves. The Garden’s very own Butterfly Ambassador, Ms. Smarty-Plants™ will be hosting a variety of exciting activities throughout the day! Spring into step and register early for butterfly releases, workshops, and consultations in advance.

    • Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Pollinator Party
    • Storytime with Miss. Metamorphosis
    • Petting Zoo
    • Pollinator Themed Crafts
    • Food Trucks
    • Vendor Booths
    • Workshops
    • Landscape Design Consultations
    • Free Tool Sharpening

Schedule of Outdoor Tours, Talks & Butterfly Releases

9:30am Storytime with Miss Metamorphosis
10:00am Mannah Loves Bees
11:00am Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Pollinator Party
11:30am Chef Nicolai’s Fresh Veggie Pestos!
12:00pm Storytime with Miss Metamorphosis
12:30pm Take a Trip with a Monarch by San Diego Pollinator Alliance
1:30pm Garden Tour


    • Registrations are not needed for The Butterfly Spring Fling workshops or demonstrations.
    • Registrations are needed for Butterfly Releases and Landscape Design Consultations.


Beck & Co

Orchids Lady
Betty’s Treasures Originals by Sarah
Charles Miner Parties by Bolty Face Painting
Crewel World Plant it Again
Christine Vasquez Recycle Repurpose Riches
Cuyamaca College Nursery Rooting For You
Designs by Judy San Diego Turtle & Tortoise Society
GLS Bows and More Sew Sisters Creations
Gnosis Nursery Solana Center
Kalaidaspace/Heaven Scent Southern California Plumeria Society
Kathy’s Cactus & Succulents Southern California Water Garden Society
Koi Club of San Diego Sumprovisions

Food Vendors

Kona Ice Food Truck Taco Picasso Food Truck

JPA Partner Booths

for butterfly releases and consultations

Pre-Registration is now closed.

Onsite Butterfly Releases can be purchased, while available, on the day-of at 9am with purchases closing at 2:30pm. 

Join us in our beautiful outdoor Butterfly Pavilion and native Habitat Garden to release your very own butterfly to nectar on nearby flowers. Purchase of a butterfly release on May 7th includes admission to The Garden at The Butterfly Spring Fling.


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Did you know…? 

Members of The Water Conservation Garden receive year-round access to tranquility as well as free admission, discounts on workshops, wellness classes, and member-only events.





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