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Calendar of Events


Our Calendar lists free workshops and seminars as well as activities organized by our sponsors and local non-profits. 

Send Calendar Listings by the 15th of the Month to Lynn Neagley

calendar@sdhort.org

 
Next Hybrid SD Hort Meeting: 
Saturday, March 9, 2024
“Planting with Your Pooch & Other Pets (Critters Too)”
With Judy Macomber
1:30p at our new SD Oasis Rancho Bernardo meeting location

 

Events Hosted by SDHS Sponsors

 

Walter Andersen Nursery

Info: www.walterandersen.com   


San Diego: Open for business 8:00am-5:00pm, 7 days a week. Call 619-224-8271 for directions, latest in-store shopping information, and holiday closures. Check store event calendar for FREE Saturday classes at 9:00am.


Poway: Open for business 9:00am-5:00pm, 7 days a week. Call 858-513-4900 for directions, latest in-store shopping information, and holiday closures. Check store event calendar for FREE Saturday classes at 9:30am.

 

Green Thumb Super Garden Centers

Info: www.supergarden.com


San Marcos: Open for business. Monday-Saturday: 8:00am-5:00pm and Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm

Call 760-744-3822 for directions, holiday closures, latest in-store shopping information, and to sign up for free newsletter.

 

Events at Public Gardens and Nurseries

 

Alta Vista Gardens

Kids in the Garden classes with Farmer Jones held on the second Saturday of each month. Latest information and holiday closures at www.altavistagardens.org or by calling 760-945-3954. 

 

San Diego Botanic Garden

www.sdbgarden.org 

Open to members and public. Reservations, except for Museum for All visitors, is recommended. Purchase tickets online. Current hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00am-4:00pm. 
 

FREE One hour guided tours every Saturday (10:30am) and every Sunday (11:00am) for members and visitors who pay for general admission.

 

The Water Conservation Garden

http://thegarden.org/ 

Opens 9:00am-4:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, and Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm, FREE Admission on the second Friday of every month. 

Call for latest information on holiday closures, admission prices, tours, virtual and in-person classes: (619) 660-0614, ext.10.

 

 

Garden Clubs 

 

Vista Garden Club  

Info https://www.californiagardenclubs.com/vistagardenclub/  or Vistagardenclub@gmail.com and Facebook page.

March 8, 2024, 12:00pm (Fingertip lunch) and 1:30pm Presentation. Program: “Designing with Succulents,” with internationally acclaimed succulent designer Laura Eubanks of Design For Serenity. Azalea Room, Jim Porter Recreation Center, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA. 

 

Dos Valles Garden Club

https://www.dosvallesgardenclub.com/events and Facebook and Instagram pages for meeting information and directions.

Second Tuesday of every month, 10 a.m., Meeting Place:  St. Stephen Catholic Church, 28933 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center, CA 92082


March 5, 2024, 9:00am-11am, Propagation and Nursery Care, 28933 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center, CA 92082 

 

Poway Valley Garden Club

For directions and more information about in person meeting location and times:  www.powayvalleygardenclub.org  and to become a member email: pvgc@outlook.com 


March 13, 2024, 9:00am-11:30am, includes social and refreshments, club business and Program:  Spring Arrangements with Proteas with Diana Roy, Guest Speaker.

Diana Roy is an experienced grower of protea and Australian wildflowers, and the Business Manager at Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers.

 

Mission Hills Garden Club

https://www.missionhillsgardenclub.org   for Membership information and links to Facebook & Instagram pages and YouTube channel featuring current and previous event programs and presentations from April 2020 to the present. 


March 23, 2024, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, Soils and Compost - Fox Farms presented by Corey Hansen.

Mission Hills Nursery, 1525 Fort Stockton Drive, San Diego, CA 92103. RSVP at club website.

 

Bonita Valley Garden Club

https://www.californiagardenclubs.com/bonitavalleygardenclub/ for Membership information, events calendar, and links to their Facebook page. Meetings are held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Nale Parish Hall, 760 First Ave., Chula Vista CA 91910 and on the second Wednesday of the month. 

 

Village Garden Club of La Jolla

https://www.vgclj.com/programs-for-the-year, for Membership information, events calendar, and other links. Meeting location: Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 4321 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121, Hours: 9:30am - 10:30am: Social Hour, 10:30am - 12:15pm: Business Meeting & Program


March 28, 2024, Historical /Landscape Design with Speaker: Marianne Gerdes
“James Hubbell – Inspiration from Nature”. Open to Guests. 

 

Resources & Ongoing Events

 

California Native Plant Society-San Diego Chapter

Membership, newsletter signup and upcoming events information available at https://www.cnpssd.org

 

UCCE San Diego County and the Farm and Home Advisors 

Free Online Workshop information 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.

 

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 www.walterandersen.com has a link to all 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.” 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. 

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