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.

DECEMBER

December 1-3
SDFA Festival of Trees

See Details on web page

Thursday, December 1
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. $5 ADMISSION
at the door (children free)

Friday, December 2 - 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION

Saturday, December 3- Noon – 11:00 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION

Where: Casa del Prado, Room 101,
Balboa Park during December Nights
More information: sdfloral.org

December 1

FLOWER ARRANGERS GUILD OF SAN DIEGO
When: 10:00 a.m..
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
Subject: Install Festival of Trees floral designs
More information: dalerekus2@yahoo.com

December 2

VISTA GARDEN CLUB
When: 10:00 a.m
Where: McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, 92084
More information: http://vistagardenclub.org

December 3

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

December 5

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

December 6

SAN DIEGO COUNTY ORCHID SOCIETY
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

December 7

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

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

December 8

IKENOBO CHAPTER OF SAN DIEGO
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

December 10

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 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More information: http://sdcss.net

December 11

SAN DIEGO BONSAI CLUB, INC.
Where: San Diego Safari Park
More information: http://sandiegobonsaiclub.com

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

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

December 13

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

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

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

December 14

BONITA VALLEY GARDEN CLUB
Holiday Celebration – Brunch and grand prize Trivia Game Reservations Required: $15
When: 9:30 a.m.
Where: San Diego Country Club
More information: http://bonitavalleygardenclub@gmail.com

POINT LOMA GARDEN CLUB
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego
Program: Annual Holiday and Tea Bazaar
More information: http://plgc.org

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

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

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

December 15

BERNARDO GARDENERS
When: to be determined
Where: to be determined
More information: http://bernardogardeners.org

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

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

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

December 17 – 18

SAN DIEGO BROMELIAD SOCIETY
What: Winter Show and Sale
Where: Room 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
More info: http://sandiegobromeliadsociety.org

December 20

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

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

December 21

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

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER 119
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park
When: 10:00 a.m.
What: Ikebana Holiday arrangements on exhibition, White Elephant sale
More information: http://ikebanasandiego.org 

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

SAN DIEGUITO GARDEN CLUB
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://sdgardenclub.blogspot.com

December 22

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

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB
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
When: Members only
Where: Congregation Beth Israel Temple, 9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego
More information: 858-454-4117, http://vgclj.com

December 26

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

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

December 27

FALLBROOK GARDEN CLUB
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
When: TBA
Where: Various locations
More information: Elaine Ornelas, 858-531-4793
or eornelas1949@att.net

UCCE Master Gardeners
When: No meeting scheduled
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: 300 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas
More Information: http://sdbg.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://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://thegarden.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://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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