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? 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. 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.

January 2021

January 16

BOTANY FOR KIDS
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: In front of the Lily Pond, Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101
More information: http://coastalsage.mysite.com

January 19

LA JOLLA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 2:00 p.m. Zoom meeting
Where: La Jolla Woman’s Club,
7791 Draper Ave, La Jolla, 92037
More information: http://lajollagardenclub.org

January 26

FALLBROOK GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: Zoom meeting for members only
More information: http://fallbrookgardenclub.org

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

UCCE Master Gardeners MEETING
When: Zoom meeting
More information: http://mastergardenerssandiego.org

January 28

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
“The Lost and Found Balboa Park Gardens of Kate Sessions” with Nancy Carol Carter
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

February

February 1

SAN DIEGO MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m. Zoom meeting
More information: http://sdmyco.org

February 2

SAN DIEGO COUNTY ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING
Virtual meetings for members are being held via Zoom. Zoom invites are on the Members only page of the website.
More information: http://sdorchids.com

PALOMAR ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING
Virtual meetings for members are being held via Zoom. Zoom invites are on the Members only page of the website
More information: http://palomarorchid.org

SAN DIEGO MADRES
When: 5:45 p.m.
Where: Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd., San Diego
More information: http://sdmadres.org

February 4

FLOWER ARRANGERS GUILD OF SAN DIEGO
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: dalerekus2@yahoo.com

February 6

THE WATER CONSERVATION GARDEN
Enjoy a walk through The Garden. A free, docent-led tour of The Garden 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://www.thegarden.org

February 8

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

February 9

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

SAN DIEGO NORTH COUNTY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY MEETING
When: 10:30 a.m.
Where: Vista Library, 700 Eucalyptus Ave., Vista, 92084
More information: 760-295-0484

February 10

POWAY VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:00 a.m.
Where: Gazebo, Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Rd., Poway
“Herb Gardening” with Mary Friestedt
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

February 11

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION
What: Zoom demonstration on making a Fairy Garden with Kathy Taylor
More information: http://sdfloral.org

February 13

SAN DIEGO BROMELIAD SOCIETY MEETING
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Zoom meeting. Details will be sent by email
More information: http://bsi.org/webpages/san_diego.html

SAN DIEGO CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY MEETING
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: http://sdcss.net

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

February 14

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLUMERIA SOCIETY MEETING
When: 1:00 p.m.
More information: http://socalplumeriasociety.com

February 16

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

February 17

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION ZOOM MEETING
Remote viewing – Free and open to the public.
Registration is required.
More information: http://SDFloral.org

February 18

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: Zoom meeting
Where: United Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall, 4070 Jackdaw St., San Diego, 92103
More information: http://missionhillsgardenclub.org

February 23

FALLBROOK GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: Zoom meeting for members only
Where: Fallbrook Community Center, 341 Heald Ln., Fallbrook, 92028
More information: http://fallbrookgardenclub.org

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

UCCE Master Gardeners MEETING
When: Zoom meeting
More information: http://mastergardenerssandiego.org

February 25

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
Adam Graves – Horticultural Specialist at the San Diego Zoo
More information: http://missionhillsgardenclub.org

VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB OF LA JOLLA MEETING
When: Zoom meeting for members only
Where: Congregation Beth Israel Temple, 9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego
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

“To inspire people of all ages to connect with plants and nature.” San Diego Botanic Garden has reopened for reservations only to both members and visitors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit SDBGarden.org for more information and to make reservations.
More Information: http://sdbgarden.org

The Water Conservation Garden TOUR
Make this a perfect outing for your club, HOA, service organization, senior group, etc. Docent-led tours are approximately one hour and range from $10-$15 per person depending on the activities. Reservations required please contact
619-660-0614 x10.

FREE FIRST SATURDAY TOURS Docent-Led Garden Tours
Free With Admission

Walk The Garden’s trails with a Docent Tour Guide and see beautiful water saving landscapes. Tours begin promptly at 9:00 am in the Plaza. NOTE: We are offering tours for limited capacity, with safe, social-distancing measures. No reservations are required for same household groups.

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+) and military with I.D. Children younger than 6 are admitted free. Please review reopening policies regarding COVID-19 restrictions at niwa.org.
When: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 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

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