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.
Due to the ever changing COVID-19 restrictions, please confirm all events; some may be held on-line, postponed or cancelled.

 

MAY

May 10

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

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

SAN DIEGO COUNTY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY MEETING
When: 10:30 a.m.
Where: Vista Library, 700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista
More information: 760-295-0484

May 11

BONITA VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m.
Where: St. John’s Episcopal Church Community Room, 760 1st Avenue, Chula Vista
Program: Annual tea and fashion show
More information: http://bonitavalleygardenclub@gmail.com

POINT LOMA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego, 92106
Program: How Orchids Reblooom
Speaker: Chuck McClung, “How Orchids Rebloom”
More information: http://plgc.org

POWAY VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Gazebo, Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Rd., Poway
Topic: To be announced
More information: http://powayvalleygardenclub.org

RAMONA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 12:00 Noon
Where: Mountain Valley Church, 1191 Meadowlark Way, Ramona, 92065
More information: http://ramonagardenclub.com

SAN DIEGO EPIPHYLLUM SOCIETY
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Zoom
More information: http://sdepis.org

May 12

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

PARADISE GARDENERS
When: 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: http://ParadiseGardeners.org

May 14

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

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

MIRACOSTA HORTICULTURE CLUB OF OCEANSIDE MEETING
When: No meeting information
More information: http://mchclub.org

VISTA GARDEN CLUB
86th Annual Flower Show, “Shall We Dance?
When: Saturday 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.,
Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Jim Porter Recreation Center, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista 92084
More information:
http://californiagardenclubs.com/vistagardenclub

MAY 14 - 15

SAN DIEGO GERANIUM SOCIETY
Golden Jubilee SHOW AND SALE
More information: 858-472-0540, http://sdgeranium.org

May 15

SAN DIEGO BONSAI CLUB, INC. MEETING
When: No meeting information
More information: http://sandiegobonsaiclub.com

May 16

SAN DIEGO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MEETING
When: 6:00 p.m.
More information: http://sdhort.org

SAN DIEGO ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sandiegorosesociety.com

May 17

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER MEETING
When: 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: 760-434-5033, http://cnpssd.org

LA JOLLA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave, La Jolla, 92037
More information: http://lajollagardenclub.org

May 18

SAN DIEGO CAMELLIA SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting information
More information: Dean Turney, 760-942-1919

May 19

BERNARDO GARDENERS MEETING
When: 12:30 p.m.
Where: Castille Room, Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego
More information: http://bernardogardeners.org

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

SAN DIEGO FERN SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting information
More information: http://sandiegofernsociety.com

May 23

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

May 24

SAN DIEGO COUNTY DAHLIA SOCIETY MEETING
When: TBA
More information: David Tooley, 858-672-2593, djsj21643@aol.com

UCCE Master Gardeners MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: http://mastergardenerssandiego.org

FALLBROOK GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Fallbrook Community Center, 341 Heald Ln., Fallbrook, 92028
More information: http://fallbrookgardenclub.org

May 25

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

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER 119 MEETING
Where: Zoom meeting
When: 10 a.m.
More information: http://ikebanasandiego.org

SAN DIEGUITO GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m. Social Time 10:00 a.m. Meeting
Where: Dieguito Heritage Ranch Museum,
450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas
More information: http://sdgardenclub.blogspot.com

May 26

CROWN GARDEN CLUB OF CORONADO
Where: Winn Room, Coronado Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado
Topic: Coronado Floral Association presents the Coronado Flower Show – Celebrate 100 Years!
Speaker: Leslie Crawford & Diana Drummey
More information: CrownGardenClub@cagardenclubs.org

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Hills United Church of Christ Hall, 4070 Jackdaw Street, San Diego
More information: http://missionhillsgardenclub.org

VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB OF LA JOLLA MEETING
When: Zoom meeting for members only
More information: 858-454-4117, http://vgclj.com

JUNE

June 1

PALOMAR ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Dove Library, Carlsbad
More information: http://palomarorchid.org

SOUTHWESTERN JUDGES COUNCIL MEETING
When: no meeting scheduled
More information: Linda Hermecz, 760-789-3012

June 2

FLOWER ARRANGERS GUILD OF SAN DIEGO
When: To be determined.
Where: Room 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
Subject: Year-End Luncheon
More information: dalerekus2@yahoo.com

June 3

VISTA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 10 a.m
Where: McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, 92084
More information: http://vistagardenclub.org

June 4

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

June 6

SAN DIEGO MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sdmyco.org

June 7

SAN DIEGO COUNTY ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING
When: Culture class 6:30 p.m., General meeting 7:30 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sdorchids.com

June 8

BONITA VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m.
What: Annual luncheon and office installation
Where: San Diego Country Club
More information: bonitavalleygardenclub@gmail.com

POINT LOMA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 11:30 a.m.
Where: Tom Ham’s Lighthouse
Program: Annual luncheon
More information: http://plgc.org

POWAY VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:00 a.m.
Where: Templars Hall/Gazebo, Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Rd., Poway
More information: http://powayvalleygardenclub.org

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

SAN DIEGO EPIPHYLLUM SOCIETY
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Zoom
More information: http://sdepis.org

June 9

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

PARADISE GARDENERS
When: 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: http://ParadiseGardeners.org

June 11

SAN DIEGO BROMELIAD SOCIETY
SHOW AND SALE

When: June 11-12, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Room 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sandiegobromeliadsociety.org

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

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION
KENSINGTON GARDEN TOUR

When: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
More information: sdfloral.org

June 12

SAN DIEGO IRIS SOCIETY MEETING
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom
More information: http://sandiegoirissociety.org

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

June 13

Bonsai and Beyond
When: No meeting information
More information: jmherskowitz@yahoo.com

SAN DIEGO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MEETING
When: 6:00 p.m.
Speaker: To be determined
More information: http://sdhort.org

June 14

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

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

SAN DIEGO COUNTY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY MEETING
When: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: Vista Library, 700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista, 92084
More information: http://sandiegoafricanviolets.com

June 15

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL MEETING

When: 4:40 p.m. Social hour, 5:30 p.m.
Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Meeting and Program
Program: Year-Round Color in the Garden: How to create a spectacular color palette in the garden that thrives in summer heat and winter rain
Speaker: Linda Bresler, Landscape Designer
Dinner cost and menu available when
reservations open May 15 at sdfloral.org.
For more information, call 619.232.5762 or
visit the website page.

SAN DIEGO CAMELLIA SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting information
More information: Dean Turney, 760-942-1919

June 16

BERNARDO GARDENERS MEETING
When: TBD
Where: TBD
More information: http://bernardogardeners.org

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

SAN DIEGO FERN SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting information
More information: http://sandiegofernsociety.com

June 21

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER MEETING
When: No meeting information
Where: Room 101 or 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
Online presentations may be scheduled
For more information: http://cnpssd.org

LA JOLLA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave, La Jolla, 92037
More information: http://lajollagardenclub.org

June 22

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

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER 119 MEETING
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
When: 10 a.m.
More information: http://ikebanasandiego.org 

SAN DIEGUITO GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m. Social Time 10:00 a.m. Meeting
Where: Dieguito Heritage Ranch Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas
More information: http://sdgardenclub.blogspot.com

June 23

CROWN GARDEN CLUB OF CORONADO
Where: Winn Room, Coronado Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado
Topic: Using Tillandsias and Bromeliads in the Garden
Speaker: Lee Rini
More information: CrownGardenClub@cagardenclubs.org

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Hills United Church of Christ Hall, 4070 Jackdaw Street, San Diego
More information: http://missionhillsgardenclub.org

VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB OF LA JOLLA MEETING
Where: Congregation Beth Israel Temple,
9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego
More information: 858-454-4117, http://vgclj.com

June 27

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

SAN DIEGO ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sandiegorosesociety.com

June 28

FALLBROOK GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Fallbrook Community Center, 341 Heald Ln., Fallbrook, 92028
More information: http://fallbrookgardenclub.org

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

UCCE Master Gardeners MEETING
When: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: http://mastergardenerssandiego.org


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

“To inspire people of all ages to connect with plants and nature.” The San Diego Botanic Garden offers a variety of self-guided, adult group tours, and youth group tours. A docent guided general tour is offered every Saturday, meet at the Visitor’s Center/Gift Shop. No reservations required. Free with admission.
When: 10:30 a.m. every Saturday
Where: 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas
More Information: http://sdbgarden.org

The Water Conservation Garden TOUR

Visitors of all ages can explore The Garden on a self-guided tour on nearly six acres of displays, exhibits, and landscapes highlighting water conservation and water-wise plants. With paid admission, a free docent-led tour meets at the Plaza on the first Saturday of every month. Children’s fieldtrips, group garden tours, and ADA shuttle tours are available upon request. Reservations are required, contact 619-660-0614, ext. 16.
Where: 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. West
More Information: http://www.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. Please review reopening policies regarding COVID-19 restrictions at http://niwa.org.
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 volunteer guides on this free, history-oriented walk through Balboa Park.
When: 11:00 a.m. every Saturday
Where: Balboa Park Visitor Center, 1549 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
More Information: http://www.balboapark.org

San Diego Natural History Museum Canyoneer Walks
Guided tours are happening again but advance reservations for each tour are required.
More Information: http://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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