Summer in The Garden

From Wags and Wine to Plant Paparazzi, come enjoy fun and entertaining classes and events in The Garden this summer.

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 6 acres of land, enables the creation of new and innovative exhibits and programming, and helps present community-driven special events.

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Education Program

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.

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Upcoming events

Sep 01, 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.

Sep 03, 2018
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Garden Closed

The Garden will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. The Garden will reopen on Tuesday,.

Sep 07, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rubios' Garden Fundraiser

Enjoy our sustainable grilled seafood, chicken or steak served in tacos, burritos, salads and more at Rubio's Coastal Grill (Rancho.

Sep 17, 2018
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Garden Yoga

Mat poses, chair exercises, meditation, and smiles in every class with Jackie Gadd, Accessible Yoga Ambassador. Bring your mat. For.

Sep 22, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Your Vegetable Garden

Catch great tips for growing delicious vegetables this season from Brijette Peña, founder of San Diego Seed Company. Plant your.

Sep 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

FREE, Garden Docent Training

Volunteer to help our plants and programs grow! There are many ways to be involved and meet wonderful people. To.

Sep 25, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friends of The Water Conservation Garden Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of The Friends of The Water Conservation Garden will be meeting in the classroom at The.

Sep 26, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sips & Succulents Tour

An evening tour filled with wine and favorite tips for succulent success. Bring your own glass for drink, and maybe.

Sep 29, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Using Rainwater & Greywater

Brook Sarson of CatchingH2O/H2OME helps you maximize water conservation in your garden using simple, integrated rainwater and greywater techniques. Class.

Sep 29, 2018
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Water System Consultation

We are excited to offer these Water System Consultations as a supportive ‘next step’ for using rainwater and greywater! Sign.

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.

City of San Diego

This website was made possible in part by a grant from the Hans and Margaret Doe Charitable Trust.