top of page
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 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


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


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 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-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 

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  or 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 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:  and to become a member email: 

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   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 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, 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


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 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. 

calendar 1
bottom of page