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


Next SDHS Meeting: August 8, 2022
Join us in-person at Congregation Beth Israel, in San Diego’s Golden Triangle, at 6 p.m. or on Zoom at 6:45 p.m. on August 8, 2022, as past SDHS Horticulturist of the Year, Greg Rubin, presents
Fire Resistant Native Landscapes are NOT an Oxymoron!


August 2022 
Events Hosted by SDHS Sponsors

Walter Andersen Nursery:


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. 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. FREE Saturday classes at 9:30am.


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 directions, latest in-store shopping information and holiday closures.



Events at Public Gardens


Alta Vista Gardens

Kids in the Garden classes with Farmer Jones are held on the second Saturday of each month. Latest information is at or by calling 760-945-3954. 


San Diego Botanic Garden 

Open to members and public. Reservations, except for Museum for All visitors, is recommended. Purchase tickets online. Current hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm. 

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

August 13, 2022, 10:00am-12:00pm Houseplant Basics with Curator of Collections, Cost: Members $20, non-members $24. Class fees include admission to Dickinson Family Education Conservatory and a houseplant to take home. Please register by July 31, 2022.


The Water Conservation Garden


August 27, 2022, 10:00am-11:30am “Summer is for planning” with James Cothrine, owner of Earthwise Industries. Learn key steps to prep for your landscape makeover. (Free but registration required)

Opens 9:00am Tuesday-Sunday, FREE Admission on the second Friday of every month. 

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


Garden Clubs:  


Vista Garden Club   Info: or and Facebook page.


Dos Valles Garden Club: and Facebook and Instagram pages. 

August 2, 2022, and August 16, 2022, 8:00am-10:00am Propagation and Nursery Care, members only.


Poway Valley Garden Club For directions and more information about in person meeting location and times:

Summer Break. See you in September.


Village Garden Club of La Jolla Contact: for membership and program information. YouTube channel features 2021-2022 events. 

Summer Break. 


Mission Hills Garden Club and on Facebook

Summer Break.


Crown Garden Club of Coronado for membership information and Fall 2022 meetings schedule.

Summer Break.


Resources & Ongoing Events


San Diego Fern Society Show and Sale, Balboa Park Casa del Prado, Room 101

August 20, 2022, 10:00am-5:00pm and August 21, 2022, 10:00am-4:00pm


California Native Plant Society-San Diego Chapter

Upcoming in person special events and membership information available 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.



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 2021 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.