Calendar of Events


Next SDHS Online Zoom Meeting:
Gabriel Frank, Striking Succulent Gardens,
May 10, 2021 at 6pm



April 2021 


Events Hosted by SDHS Sponsors


Evergreen Nursery:


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.


Sunshine Gardens, Encinitas:

Open for business. Call 760) 436-3244 for weekday and weekend hours


Walter Andersen Nursery



San Diego: Open for business 8:00am-5:00pm, 7 days a week. Call 619-224-8271 for directions and latest in-store shopping information

Poway: Open for business 9:00am-5:00pm, 7 days a week. Call 858-513-4900 for directions and latest in-store shopping information

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 or by calling 760-945-3954  


San Diego Botanic Garden 


Open to members and general public by reservation only. Purchase tickets online. Current hours: Wednesday-Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm

9 “Open Heart Succulent Wreath Workshop, registration deadline is April 2nd, and costs available at the website. 

April 16/17 supply pickup, with recorded video viewing April 16-23


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 admission prices, tours and virtual classes: (619) 660-0614, ext. 10



Garden Clubs:  


Vista Garden Club Meetings are currently suspended.   info: or email  


Dos Valles Garden Club Meetings are currently suspended. More info:


Point Loma Garden Club Contact Membership Chair at or for updates


Poway Valley Garden Club All meetings are on Zoom. Guests are welcome.RSVP:

April 10, 2021 9:30am – 12:00pm


Village Garden Club of La Jolla For updates on monthly Speakers and their Zoom presentations, contact:


Mission Hills Garden Club. Zoom Presentations (pre-registration required) at

April 22, 2021 6:30pm-8:00pm, Eric Olsen - Organic, Environmentally Conscious Container Gardening



Resources & Ongoing Events


Solana Center

Phone: (760) 436-7986 ext. 700 or for composting workshops.


Theodore Payne Foundation

April 21, 2021 5:30pm-6:30pm California Native Container Plants with Flora Ito

Cost and registration information for online classes are at


UCCE San Diego County and the Farm and Home Advisors 

Free Online Workshop information available at   


Master Gardener Hotline:

Gardening questions answered by trained volunteers 7 days a week at (858) 822-6910 or by emailing 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


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.  Walter Andersen Nursery Facebook page posts updated information and has a link to all 2020 podcasts.


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”. for programming information. Available to Podcast and live stream are available through “Biz Talk Radio”.  


San Diego County Farmers Markets provides weekly calendar and all farmers markets location in San Diego county. 



Our Mission  To inspire and educate the people of San Diego County to grow and enjoy plants, and to create beautiful, environmentally responsible gardens and landscapes.


Our Vision   To champion regionally appropriate horticulture in San Diego County.

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