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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



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.


March 23, 2023, 10am-112:00pm Our SDBG Succulent Wreath Team will help you create your own turtle topiary table decoration with a variety of succulent cuttings from the Garden. All materials are provided, but please bring small clippers or scissors. Cost: Members $48, non-members $56. Fee includes materials and Garden admission. Class format: In person, outdoors. Please register by March 16. 


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


Garden Clubs  
Vista Garden Club  

Info  or and Facebook page.

March 3, 2023: “Beyond Bananas, Novel Fruits for Southern California”, presented by Richard Reed, is our afternoon program beginning a 1:45pm. Our general meeting starts at noon with a fingertip luncheon followed by a short business meeting prior to the 1:30pm program. Guests are welcome to come at any time.


Dos Valles Garden Club and Facebook and Instagram pages for meeting information.

March 6, 2023, noon-2:00pm Floral Design Forum at Penasquitas Public Library


Poway Valley Garden Club

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

March 8, 2023, 9:00am-12:00pm “Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden” presentation by a San Diego Master Gardener.


Village Garden Club of La Jolla

Contact: for membership and Winter 2023 in person and online programs information. YouTube channel features 2021-2022 events. 


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 onward. 

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


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 each month. 


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. 

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