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 Hybrid Meeting: 
December 12, 2022
In-person at CBI at 6p and on Zoom at 6:45p
Beyond Bananas! Subtropical Fruits for Southern California with Richard Reid


December 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, holiday closures and to sign up for free newsletter.



Events at Public Gardens


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. Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

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.

December 2, 2022: Afternoon program presenter is Dean Karras – “Best Cool Season Plants” starts at 1:45.  You will learn how to keep your garden blooming year-round and your pollinators happy! General meeting starts at noon with a fingertip luncheon followed by a short business meeting prior to the 1:45 program. Guests are welcome to come at any time.


Dos Valles Garden Club and Facebook and Instagram pages. 

December 3, 2022, 8:00am-12:00pm Plant, Poinsettia and Wreath Sale, Martin Gang Ranch, 28933 Cole Grade Rd. Valley Center, CA 


Poway Valley Garden Club

For directions and more information about in person meeting location and times:  and to become a member email: 

December 8, 2022, 4:30pm-8:30pm and December 9,2022, 3:30pm-8:30pm Christmas in Old Poway Park, Plants and Artisan Items for Sale. 


Village Garden Club of La Jolla

Contact: for membership and Fall 2022 in person and online programs information. YouTube channel features 2021-2022 events. 


Go to website for more details including location of this program.


Mission Hills Garden Club   for Membership information and links to Facebook & Instagram pages and YouTube channel featuring current and previous event programs and presentations. 

Meetings are held at United Church of Christ in Mission Hills, 4070 Jackdaw Street, San Diego, 92103, unless otherwise noted.


Crown Garden Club of Coronado for membership information. Meetings are held on the Fourth Thursday of every calendar month (except February and December which are held offsite) at the Winn Room of the Coronado Library, 640 Orange Ave, Coronado with a 9:00am social, 9:30am meeting, and a 10:00am Program.



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.