San Diego Floral Association
Horticulture Calendar of Events

Click below for a listing of workshops, classes, tours and other events that happen on a recurring basis.

Below is a listing of the best gardening-related activities taking place all over San Diego County. SDFA is not responsible for change of dates or cancelations. Please be sure to check with each organization for update information.

Do you have an event, class or meeting that you’d like to let California Garden readers know about? We ask you to, please fill out the form at http://sdfloral.org/event-form.htm. Or email infosdfloral@gmail.com with your group’s name, the meeting date and time, meeting place, any applicable fees, event program and contact information. Space is limited, so please get in touch today to ensure inclusion!You may also submit the above information via regular mail, sent to Calendar Editor, San Diego Floral Association, 1650 El Prado Room 105, San Diego CA 92101. Space is limited, so please get in touch today to ensure inclusion!

Check with each group.
Please confirm all events; some may be held on-line, postponed or cancelled.

JULY

July 13

SAN DIEGO BROMELIAD SOCIETY
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Room 104. Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sandiegobromeliadsociety.org

SAN DIEGO CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sdcss.net

SAN DIEGO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: San Diego Oasis In Rancho Bernardo Zoom and in person
More information: http://sdhort.org

July 14

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLUMERIA SOCIETY
When: No meeting.
More information: http://Californiaplumeriasociety.com

July 15

BRIDGE & BAY GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting information
Where: Winn Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado
More information: bbgc92118@hotmail.com

SAN DIEGO ROSE SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://sandiegorosesociety.com

July 16`

BERNARDO GARDENERS
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://bernardogardeners.org

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER
When: 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: 760-434-5033, http://cnpssd.org

LA JOLLA GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://lajollagardenclub.org

July 17

SAN DIEGO CAMELLIA SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: Kathryn Blankinship, 760-518-992

July 18

CHULA VISTA GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: 619-991-0526

CROWN GARDEN CLUB OF CORONADO
Where: Winn Room, Coronado Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado
More information: http://CrownGardenClub@cagardenclubs.org

GREEN VALLE GARDEN CLUB
Where: Locations vary
More information: etroxell@sdsu.edu

IKENOBO CHAPTER OF SAN DIEGO
When: No meeting information
More information: 858-278-5689

SAN DIEGO FERN SOCIETY
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park,
San Diego
More information: http://sandiegofernsociety.com

July 21

SAN DIEGO BONSAI CLUB, INC.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sandiegobonsaiclub.com

July 23

SAN DIEGO COUNTY DAHLIA SOCIETY
When: TBA
Where: Various locations
More information: Elaine Ornelas, 858-531-4793, eornelas1949@att.net

UCCE Master Gardeners
When: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Room 101. Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://mastergardenerssandiego.org

FALLBROOK GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled.
More information: http://fallbrookgardenclub.org

July 24

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL SAN DIEGO CHAPTER #119
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://ikebanasandiego.org

July 25

CALIFORNIA RARE FRUIT GROWERS, S. D. CHAPTER
When: No meeting information
More information: http://crfgsandiego.org

SAN DIEGUITO GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: Candykatz37@gmail.com

VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB OF LA JOLLA
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: 858-454-4117, http://vgclj.com

July 27

PALOMAR CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
When: 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Escondido Community Center, 210 E. Park Avenue, Escondido
Program: Speaker: Kelly Griffin, Altman Growers, Succulent plant development, hybridizer
More information: dtbuff@hotmail.com

AUGUST

August 1

FLOWER ARRANGERS GUILD OF SAN DIEGO
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: dalerekus2@yahoo.com

August 2

CARLSBAD GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://carlsbadgardenclub.org

VISTA GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://californiagardenclubs.com/vistagardenclub/ 

August 3

SAN DIEGO BROMELIAD SOCIETY
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Room 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sandiegobromeliadsociety.org

SAN DIEGO CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
When: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sdcss.net

August 5

SAN DIEGO MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://sdmyco.org

August 6

SAN DIEGO COUNTY ORCHID SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sdorchids.com

August 10

The Water Conservation Garden
Enjoy a walk through The Garden. Upon paid admission, there is a free, docent-led tour of The Garden that highlights water conservation, water-wise plants, and beautiful landscapes.
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: The Garden Plaza, 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. West, El Cajon, 92019
More Information: http://thegarden.org

SAN DIEGO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: San Diego Oasis In Rancho Bernardo Zoom and in person
More information: http://sdhort.org

August 11

SAN DIEGO BONSAI CLUB, INC.
Where: Rooms 101 & 104, Casa Del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://sandiegobonsaiclub.com

SAN DIEGO IRIS SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://sandiegoirissociety.org

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLUMERIA SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://Californiaplumeriasociety.com

August 13

DOS VALLES GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting information
More information: http://dosvallesgardenclub.com

SAN DIEGO GERANIUM SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: 858-472-0540, http://sdgeranium.org

August 14

BONITA VALLEY GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled.
More information: bonitavalleygardenclub@gmail.com

POINT LOMA GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://plgc.org

POWAY VALLEY GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://powayvalleygardenclub.org

RAMONA GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://ramonagardenclub.com

SAN DIEGO EPIPHYLLUM SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled.
Where: Zoom
More information: http://sdepis.org

August 15

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER
When: 7:00 – 8:15 p.m
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
For more information: http://cnpssd.org

CHULA VISTA GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
Where: Norman Park Senior Center, 270 F St.,
Chula Vista
More information: 619-991-0526

LA JOLLA GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://lajollagardenclub.org

IKENOBO CHAPTER OF SAN DIEGO
When: No meeting information
More information: 858-278-5689

PARADISE GARDENERS
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://ParadiseGardeners.org

SAN DIEGO FERN SOCIETY
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://sandiegofernsociety.com

August 19

SAN DIEGO ROSE SOCIETY
When: No meeting scheduled.
More information: http://sandiegorosesociety.com

August 24

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled.
More information: http://MissionHillsGardenClub.org

PALOMAR CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Where: Escondido Community Center, 210 E. Park Avenue, Escondido
More information: http://palomarcactus.org

August 27

BRIDGE & BAY GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting information
More information: bbgc92118@hotmail.com

FALLBROOK GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://fallbrookgardenclub.org

SAN DIEGO COUNTY DAHLIA SOCIETY
When: TBA
Where: Various locations
More information: Elaine Ornelas, 858-531-4793
or eornelas1949@att.net

UCCE Master Gardeners
When: 9:30 a.m. to Noon
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://mastergardenerssandiego.org

August 28

CALIFORNIA RARE FRUIT GROWERS, S. D. CHAPTER
When: No meeting information.
More information: http://crfgsandiego.org

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL SAN DIEGO CHAPTER #119
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://ikebanasandiego.org

August 29

BERNARDO GARDENERS
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://bernardogardeners.org

CROWN GARDEN CLUB OF CORONADO
Where: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://CrownGardenClub@cagardenclubs.org

GREEN VALLE GARDEN CLUB
Where: Locations vary
More information: etroxell@sdsu.edu

IKENOBO CHAPTER OF SAN DIEGO
When: No meeting information
More information: 858-278-5689

SAN DIEGUITO GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: Candykatz37@gmail.com

VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB OF LA JOLLA
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: 858-454-4117, http://vgclj.com

 

Walks, Tours & Garden Events

OpenTreeMap: A Tree Tracking App for Your Phone

The public is invited to watch Tree Balboa Park’s progress and learn interesting facts about all the park’s trees by downloading the OpenTreeMap app at the Google Play or iTunes store and select “San Diego Tree Tracker” to begin exploring (or view in your web browser). After zooming in on the Balboa Park area of the map, tap on a specific tree location to learn the tree’s name, dimensions, condition, environmental benefits profile, and more. Deeper content and a full report on the park’s tree inventory will be updated periodically.

San Diego Botanic Garden Tour

Free with admission.
When: Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.;
Sundays, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Meet the volunteer tour guide in front of restrooms across from the entrance to Hamilton Children’s Garden.
Where: 300 Quail Gardens Drive (at Ecke Ranch Road) Encinitas, CA
More Information: sdbg.org/programs/guided-tours

The Water Conservation Garden TOUR

The mission of The Water Conservation Garden is to educate and inspire through excellent exhibits and programs that promote water conservation and the sustainable use of related natural resources.
When: Tuesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. West, El Cajon
More Information: http://thegarden.org

 

Balboa Park Events

San Diego Japanese Friendship Garden
The Japanese Friendship Garden (JFG) is an expression of friendship between San Diego and its sister city, Yokohama. It illustrates two cultures and creates an immersive experience into Japanese culture. JFG’s design is based on centuries-old Japanese techniques adapted to San Diego’s climate. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for Seniors (65+) students, and military with I.D. Children younger than 6 are admitted free.
When: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: San Diego Japanese Friendship Garden, 2215 Pan American Road, Balboa Park, San Diego
More Information: http://niwa.org

Balboa Park Docent Tours
Join highly trained Forever Balboa Park volunteer tour guides on this free, history-oriented walk through Balboa Park.
When: 11:00 a.m. Tuesdays and 2nd, 4th and 5th Fridays
Where: Balboa Park Visitor Center, 1549 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
More Information: http://www.balboapark.org

Balboa Park Heritage Tours
Join the Committee of One Hundred volunteer guides
When: 11:00 a.m. 1st and 3rd Fridays
Where: Balboa Park Visitor Center, 1549 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
More Information: http://www.balboapark.org
Balboa Park Visitor Information Line
619-239-0512, ext. 8

San Diego Natural History Museum Canyoneer Walks
Guided tours are happening again but advance reservations for each tour are required.
More Information: http://www.sdnhm.org/education/naturalists-of-all-ages/canyoneer-hikes/


Contact Us!

Do you have an event, class or meeting that you’d like to let California Garden readers know about? If so, please email infosdfloral@gmail.com with your group’s name, the meeting date and time, meeting place, any applicable fees, event program and contact information. Space is limited, so please get in touch today to ensure inclusion!


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