Calendar of Events
Next SDHS Online Zoom Meeting: November 9, 2020
Events Hosted by SDHS Sponsors
Open for business. Call 858-481-0622 for current hours of operation during the week and weekends
Classes Currently suspended: FREE Seminar Every Month at all three locations with discount coupon and refreshments provided.
Cadence at Poway Gardens (formerly Sunshine Care):
Classes Currently suspended: The 3rd Saturday of every month • 10:30AM-Noon March – Herb Gardens
Please join us in our garden as Farmer Roy shares a lecture on a new topic each month.
Call (858) 674-1255 for updates.
Walter Andersen Nursery
San Diego: Open for business 8:00am-5:00pm, 7 days a week. Call 619-224-8271 for latest updated hours
Poway: Open for business 9:00am-5:00pm, 7 days a week. Call 858-513-4900 for latest updated hours
Currently suspended: FREE Saturday Classes at both locations
Green Thumb Super Garden Centers
San Marcos: Open for business. Monday-Saturday: 8:00am-5:00pm and Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Call 760-744-3822 for in store shopping guidelines. Currently suspended: events and classes
Events at Public Gardens
Alta Vista Gardens
Check for current hours of operations at www.altavistagardens.org or by calling 760-945-3954
San Diego Botanic Garden
Open to members and general public by reservation only. Ticket purchase available online. Current hours: Wednesday-Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Fun at Home activities and handouts can be found under Education/Classes for Children link.
November 7, 2020 10:00am-11:30am “Virtual Drip Irrigation Basics”, register and pay fee online by 31 October.
November 19-22, 2020: Supply pickup and November 21-28, 2020, recorded video viewing of “Virtual Succulent Wreath”, register and pay fee online by 29 October.
The Water Conservation Garden
Garden is now open to limited number of visitors with tickets available at the door
Current hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 9:00am-2:00pm
Call for latest information on tours and classes: (619) 660-0614, ext. 10
November 7, 2020, 9:00am “1st Saturday Free Garden Tour,” details at http://thegarden.org/
November 10, 2020, 11:00am-12:30pm “Hillside Planting webinar”, details at http://thegarden.org
Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:30pm Bill Toones-Roar of the Monach Butterfly-Zoom Presentation
For details and log in information:https://www.missionhillsgardenclub.org/Contact
Vista Garden Club Meetings are currently suspended.
Dos Valles Garden Club Meetings are currently suspended. More info: dosvallesgardenclub.org
Poway Valley Garden Club Meetings currently suspended. Consult for future updates: www.powayvalleygardenclub.org
Village Garden Club of La Jolla For updates on monthly Speakers and their Zoom presentations, contact: www.vgclj.com
Resources & Ongoing Events
November 12, 2020, 6:00pm-7:00pm, “Vermicomposting basics webinar”
November 17, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm, “Ask a Backyard Composting Specialist webinar”
November 24, 2020, 6:30pm-7:30pm, “Backyard Composting Basics webinar”
Phone: (760) 436-7986 ext. 700 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for registration and pricing information.
November 9, 2020, 10:00am (online) “Native Seed Starting Workshop with Tim Becker”
November 12, 2020, 10:00am (online) “Native Plant Garden Maintenance with Tim Becker”
Cost and registration information at theodorepayne.eventbrite.com
UCCE San Diego County and the Farm and Home Advisors
Live Social Media updates on Twitter and a variety of video workshops on gardening and pest control topics on Youtube. Descriptions and links are available at http://cesandiego.ucanr.edu
Master Gardener Hotline
Gardening questions answered by trained volunteers 7 days a week at (858) 822-6910 or by emailing http://www.mastergardenersd.org. A large variety of links to current gardening programs for individuals and families interested in establishing a home vegetable garden can be accessed here too.
Balboa Park Events
Access to Balboa Park is subject to change in accordance with State and County regulations. For the latest updates about what is open, and to ask questions via LiveChat, click here.
Japanese Friendship Garden:
2215 Pan American Road, Balboa Park. For current information on hours and pre-registration requirements: (619) 232-2721, www.niwa.org
San Diego Natural History Museum Canyoneer Walks:
For more Info on canyoneer walks, contact: https://www.sdnhm.org/calendar/public-programs/canyoneer-hikes/
San Diego Natural History Museum:
Currently closed. (619) 232-3821; www.sdnhm.org
Zoo and Safari Park are operating with limited attendance; Consult www.sandiegozoo.org for ticketing and other information.
Garden Radio Shows
“Garden Talk” radio show with Walter Andersen Nursery, every Saturday from 6:00 to 7:00 am on KCBQ1170AM/96.1FM and KPRZ1210AM/106.1FM. Mostly local garden events, new or unusual plants available. Most shows are “live”. Occasionally a show is pre-recorded. Listeners are encouraged to ‘call in’ (for live shows) to get questions answered or promote a garden event. Lots of fun and it is all local.
Garden America Radio Show. Saturday 8:00am Hosts Bryan Main, John Bagnasco and Tiger Palafox. Broadcasts are via Facebook Live. Call-in questions to toll-free number (855) 424-9825. Each show also features an industry “expert”. www.gardenamerica.com for programming information. Available to Podcast and live stream are available through “Biz Talk Radio”.
San Diego County Farmers Markets
www.sdfarmbureau.org provides weekly calendar and all farmers markets location in San Diego county.