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.

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January Events

January 20

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

January 21

BONSAI AND BEYOND
When: 6:00 p.m. Potluck dinner; 6:30 p.m. Meeting
Where: Ecke Building, San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas
More information: jmherskowitz@yahoo.com

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER MEETING
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Room 101 or 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: 760-434-5033, http://cnpssd.org

JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN OF SAN DIEGO
Free admission for S.D. residents, active military and dependents with identification.
When: 10:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Where: Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http:// niwa.org

LA JOLLA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
“Place Settings, Nosegays, and Hostess Gifts” will be demonstrated by Janet Gentile.
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: La Jolla Woman’s Club,
7791 Draper Ave, La Jolla, 92037
More information: http://lajollagardenclub.org

January 22

CALIFORNIA RARE FRUIT GROWERS, S. D. CHAPTER MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://crfgsandiego.org

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL CHAPTER 119 OF SAN DIEGO MEETING
This month’s meeting will feature a demonstration of the Sogetsu School of Design by Rumi Rice.
When:  10:00 a.m.
Where:  Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: schneider.keiko@gmail.com, http://ikebanasandiego.org 

SAN DIEGUITO GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m. Social; 10:00 a.m. Meeting
Where: San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas
More information: http://sdgardenclub.blogspot.com

January 23

CROWN GARDEN CLUB MEETING
Nancy Conney will introduce Sky Hunters, a raptor rehabilitation and community outreach organization.
When: 9:00 a.m. Social; 9:30 a.m. Meeting
Where: The Winn Room, Coronado Library, 6400 Orange Ave., Coronado
More information: http://crowngardenclub.org

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 6:00 p.m.
Where: United Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall, 4070 Jackdaw St., San Diego, 92103
More information: http://missionhillsgardenclub.org

VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB OF LA JOLLA MEETING
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Congregation Beth Israel Temple, 9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego
More information: 858-454-4117, http://vgclj.com

January 25

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER
Winter Workshop: Integrating Sustainable Practices into Your Native Garden
When: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Museum of Photographic Arts,
Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101
More information: http://brownpapertickets.com/event/4452989, http://cnpssd.org/events/winterworkshop2020

2 Days
SAN DIEGO COUNTY ORCHID SOCIETY

Admission is free to the Winter Orchids in the Park Plant Show and Sale.
When: Saturday, Noon - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101
More information: http://sdorchids.com

SAN DIEGO ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park,
San Diego, 92101
More information: http://sdrosesociety.org

January 27

BRIDGE AND BAY GARDEN CLUB OF CORONADO MEETING
When: 9:00 a.m.
Where: Winn Room, Coronado Library, 640 Orange Ave., Coronado
More information: http://bridgeandbaygardenclub.org

January 28

Fallbrook Garden Club
Mary Matava from Agri Service will discuss the development of green waste facilities to address the needs of agriculture.
When: Social 12:30 p.m., Meeting 1:00 p.m.
Where: Fallbrook Community Center, 341 Heald Ln., Fallbrook, 92028
More information: http://fallbrookgardenclub.org

SAN CARLOS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
The “Care and Feeding of Plumerias” will be discussed by Kim Schulz.
When: 11:30 a.m.
Where: Benjamin Library, 5188 Zion Ave, San Diego
More information: Genny Deutsch, 619-583-8008, claszz1@aol.com

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: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://mastergardenerssandiego.org

January 31

2 Days
SAN DIEGO CAMELLIA SOCIETY

Plant Show and Sale
When: Saturday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: buydean@juno.com

February Events

February 1

THE WATER CONSERVATION GARDEN
Enjoy a walk through The Garden. A free, docent lead 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 2

EAST COUNTY ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: 2:00 p.m.
Where: TBA
More information: http://eastcountyrosesociety.com

February 3

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

February 4

SAN DIEGO COUNTY ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING
When: 6:30 p.m. Novice Meeting, Room 104
7:30 p.m. General Meeting, Room 101
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego 92101
More information: http://sdorchids.com

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

February 5

PALOMAR ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING
When: 6:30 p.m. General Meeting
Where: Lake San Marcos Conference Center, 1105 La Bonita Dr., San Marcos 92078
More information: http://palomarorchid.org

SAN DIEGO HERBS FOR HEALTH MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego 92101
More information: http:// treesforhealthgarden.org

February 7

VISTA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 10:00 a.m. Workshop; 12:00 Noon Meeting
Where: McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, 92084
More information: http://vistagardenclub.org

February 8

MIRACOSTA HORTICULTURE CLUB OF OCEANSIDE MEETING
When: 12:30 p.m.
Where: Garden Room, Alta Botanical Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, 92084
More information: http://mchclub.org

SAN DIEGO BROMELIAD SOCIETY MEETING
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Room 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101
More information: http://bsi.org/webpages/san_diego.html

SAN DIEGO CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Winter Plant Show and Sale
When: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.,
SDCSS Members only 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101
More information: http://sdcss.net

February 9

SAN DIEGO BONSAI CLUB, INC. MEETING
When: 10:30 a.m.
Where: Room 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101
More information: http://sandiegobonsaiclub.com

SAN DIEGO IRIS SOCIETY MEETING
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: Lakeside Historical Society Bldg, 9906 Maine Ave, Lakeside, 92040
More information: http://sandiegoirissociety.org

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLUMERIA SOCIETY MEETING
This month’s meeting is free and open to the public.
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: Jean Farb Middle School, 4880 La Cuenta Dr., San Diego, 92124
More information: http://socalplumeriasociety.com

February 10

SAN DIEGO HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MEETING
When: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Congregation Beth Israel,
9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego
More information: http://sdhort.org

February 11

DOS VALLES GARDEN CLUB MEETING
Ellen Maisen will present a program on Dragon Fruit.
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: St. Stephen Catholic Church,
31020 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center
More information: http://dosvallesgardenclub.org

SAN DIEGO GERANIUM SOCIETY MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: 858-472-0540, http://sdgeranium.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 12

BONITA VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m. Hospitality; 10:00 a.m. Meeting
Where: Bonita-Sunnyside Library, 4375 Bonita Road, Bonita, 91902
More information: Darlene Montgomery, 619-267-1585

POINT LOMA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
Holiday Floral Arrangements will be demonstrated by George Speers, Jr.
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Portuguese Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal, San Diego
More information: http://plgc.org

POWAY VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
Renowned landscape designer, Laura Eubanks will discuss “Succulent Design.”
When: Social at 9:00 a.m., Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Templar’s Hall, Old Poway Park, 14134 Midland Rd., Poway OR Lake Poway
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 MEETING
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://sandiegoepi.org

February 13

IKENOBO CHAPTER OF SAN DIEGO MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: 858-278-5689

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION
Make and take whimsical, wire and bead dragon flies (one large and one small) with instructor Dale Rekus. Some finger dexterity is required.
Cost: $25 for SDFA members, $30 for non-members, Please bring scissors or clippers.
When: 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: Room 104, Casa del Prado,
Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://sdfloral.org, 619-232-5762

February 15

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

SAN DIEGO MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Admission is free to the Fungus Fair! Come early to enjoy gourmet mushrooms & lichens, cultivation demonstrations, and speak to mushroom experts.
When: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101
More information: http://sdmyco.org

February 17

SAN DIEGO ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101
More information: http://sdrosesociety.org

February 18

BONSAI AND BEYOND
When: 6:00 p.m. Potluck dinner; 6:30 p.m. Meeting
Where: Ecke Building,
San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas
More information: jmherskowitz@yahoo.com

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER MEETING
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Room 101 or 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: 760-434-5033, http://cnpssd.org

JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN OF SAN DIEGO
Free admission for S.D. residents, active military and dependents with identification.
When: 10:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Where: Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://niwa.org

LA JOLLA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
David Ross from Walter Andersen Nursery will present, “The Care and Culture of Your Garden.”
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: La Jolla Woman’s Club,
7791 Draper Ave, La Jolla, 92037
More information: http://lajollagardenclub.org

February 19

SAN DIEGO CAMELLIA SOCIETY MEETING
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado,
Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: Dean Turney, 760-942-1919

February 20

BERNARDO GARDENERS MEETING
When: 1:00 p.m.
Where: Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego
More information: http://bernardogardeners.org

CHULA VISTA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 11:30 a.m.
Where: Norman Park Senior Center, 270 F St., Chula Vista
More information: 619-991-0526

SAN DIEGO FERN SOCIETY MEETING
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://sandiegofernsociety.com

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION MEETING
Tips on caring for beautiful, hardy Clivia plants will be highlighted.
When: 2:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://sdfloral.org

February 22

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

February 24

BRIDGE AND BAY GARDEN CLUB OF CORONADO MEETING
When: 9:00 a.m.
Where: Winn Room, Coronado Library,
640 Orange Ave., Coronado
More information: http://bridgeandbaygardenclub.org

SAN CARLOS GARDEN CLUB
SCGC will host the Palomar District Winter Board Meeting. “Earthquakes of San Diego,” will be presented by SDSU Professor Emeritus Patrick Abbott.
When: 11:30 a.m.
Where: Benjamin Library, 5188 Zion Ave, San Diego
More information: Genny Deutsch, 619-583-8008, claszz1@aol.com

February 25

FALLBROOK GARDEN CLUB MEETING
Beneficial plant-starter materials will be presented by Rich Ouellett from Fleurison International.
When: Social 12:30 p.m., Meeting 1:00 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: David Tooley, 858-672-2593, djsj21643@aol.com

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

February 26

CALIFORNIA RARE FRUIT GROWERS, S. D. CHAPTER MEETING
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information: http://crfgsandiego.org

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL CHAPTER 119 OF SAN DIEGO MEETING
Jackie Zhang will demonstrate floral design of the Ohara School.
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego
More information:  schneider.keiko@gmail.com, http://ikebanasandiego.org

SAN DIEGUITO GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 9:30 a.m. Social; 10:00 a.m. Meeting
Where: San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas
More information: http://sdgardenclub.blogspot.com

February 27

CROWN GARDEN CLUB MEETING
Sharon Lowry will chair this month’s Demonstration Luncheon.
When: 9:00 a.m. Social; 9:30 a.m. Meeting
Where: Coronado Cays Yacht Club, 30 N. Caribe Cay Blvd, Coronado, 92118
More information: http://crowngardenclub.com

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 6:00 p.m.
Where: United Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall, 4070 Jackdaw St., San Diego, 92103
More information: http://missionhillsgardenclub.org

VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB OF LA JOLLA MEETING
When: 10:00 a.m.
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.” 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
Admission is free and 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.
A 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
Enhance your well being with a visit to this Japanese-style garden. There is a $4 fee for adults, $2.50 fee for Seniors (55+), children and military with I.D.
When: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday
Where: San Diego Japanese Friendship Garden, 2215 Pan American Road, Balboa Park, San Diego
More Information: http://www.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
Join trained volunteer guides on a local canyon walks. There is a $2 fee.
When: Times vary; check website for specific event details
Where: Locations vary; check website for specific event details
More Information: http://sdnhm.org/education/naturalists-of-all-ages/canyoneer-hikes/


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