The Garden can be a learning laboratory for the dedicated gardener, a delightful place for an afternoon stroll, or a place to gather lots of information about water-wise, or California-Friendly® gardening.
Calendar of Happenings
Attend one of our fantastic upcoming Garden Happenings! We look forward to seeing you at The Garden!
November 29, 2022
Earth is Home - We must all do our part to protect it MATCHED DONATION November 29th We hope you will join us on this global day of giving and support The Water Conservation Garden. This year you can help serve nearly 4,000 children and their families through the Ms. Smarty-Plants™ program. Thanks to generous support from The Rice Family Foundation all donations will be MATCHED up to $25,000 until #GivingTuesday on November 29th! This means your gift makes 2x the impact. Your generosity could be the spark for a child who hopes to be an Earth Hero with double the power! TheGarden.org/earthishome
December 02, 2022
December 2 5:30pm-8:00pm Add a touch of nature to your holiday gatherings. Learn to make a farm to table dish you can whip up at home with Chef Nicolai and enjoy a garden to glass refreshment and mixing demonstration by Edgehill Herb Farm. Walk away with recipe cards for all the 'yums' and make your own living ornament. All this and more within a magical garden dressed for the season. $25 Members / $33 General *Event is for adults, 21 and up.
December 09, 2022
December 9 5:30pm-7:30pm See your favorite garden twinkle and shine over the holiday season. This magical evening is hosted by Ms. Smarty-Plants™ filled with specials around The Garden. $5 Kids 12 & under / $11 Adults
December 21, 2022
Lil’ Sprouts Storytime with Ms. Smarty-Plants™ 2022 3rd Wednesdays, 9:30am Catch a heartwarming storytime and nature craft with the magical Ms. Smarty-Plants™. COST: $ Members free | $ Non-Members (free entry with registration) Registration will close the Friday before Storytime. For questions, email email@example.com.
Become an Earth Hero with Ms. Smarty-Plants™!
Are you an Earth Hero? Do you recycle? Do you care for the animals of the planet?
Do you pick up trash that you see on the ground and dispose of it? If you do any of these things than you are one of my Earth Heroes! We can each make a difference with our own 2 hands! Learn how you can make a positive impact on the environment and help save Mother Earth!
Your donation supports conservation education.
A few words from Garden Members
“I enjoyed my visit so much that I became a member. Now I have access to over 300 reciprocal gardens nationwide. This includes the Japanese Friendship Garden at Balboa Park and the Encinitas Botanical Garden as well.”
“What a great way to spend an hour or two with the kids! The garden is not only beautiful & peaceful but educational as well. The staff was friendly & took the time to answer our questions about the many types of drought resistant plants they have on site. Highly recommended!!”
We recently completed a Mini Facelift on the Small Classroom, Gift Shop, Admin Office and exterior of building!. Painting and flooring have been installed along with the beautiful new Sam Ciccati signage!
We have had a wonderful Fall and eagerly look forwrd to
a lovely San Diego Winter!
We are excited to share that our very own fearless leader, Jennifer Pillsbury,...
The Water Conservation Garden announced today it was awarded a 2022 American...
The Water Conservation Garden welcomed donors at a Donor Appreciation...
Bring friends and family and enjoy the beauty and serenity of nature at The Water Conservation Garden.