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 1

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://www.thegarden.org

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

May 2

EAST COUNTY ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: elaynesummer@cox.net

May 3

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

May 4

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

May 5

SAN DIEGO HERBS FOR HEALTH MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://treesforhealthgarden.org

SOUTHWESTERN JUDGES COUNCIL MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: 760-727-7614

May 6

FLOWER ARRANGERS GUILD OF SAN DIEGO
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
“Little Bit of Luck” – A Still Life Design
More information: dalerekus2@yahoo.com

May 7

VISTA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://vistagardenclub.org

May 8

SAN DIEGO BROMELIAD SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://sandiegobromeliadsociety.org

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

May 9

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

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

May 10

BONSAI AND BEYOND
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: jmherskowitz@yahoo.com

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

May 11

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

SAN DIEGO GERANIUM SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
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, 92084
More information: 760-295-0484

May 12

BONITA VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: Darlene Montgomery, 619-267-1585

POINT LOMA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled.
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
“Growing Plumerias” with Kim Schultz
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

May 13

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION
What: Zoom demonstration on growing and making Salsa with Kathy Taylor de Murillo
More information: http://sdfloral.org

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

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

May 16

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLUMERIA SOCIETY MEETING
When: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
More information: http://socalplumeriasociety.com

May 17

SAN DIEGO ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Where: GoToMeeting
More information: http://sdrosesociety.org

May 18

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER MEETING
When: No chapter meeting scheduled
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

May 19

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

May 20

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

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

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

May 25

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
When: TBA
More information: David Tooley, 858-672-2593, djsj21643@aol.com

UCCE Master Gardeners MEETING
When: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: http://mastergardenerssandiego.org

May 26

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

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL CHAPTER 119 OF SAN DIEGO MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information:  schneider.keiko@ gmail.com, http://ikebanasandiego.org 

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

May 27

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
What: ECOLIFE – Aquaponics with Connor Leone
Where: Zoom meeting
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

JUNE

June 1

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

June 2

SAN DIEGO HERBS FOR HEALTH MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://treesforhealthgarden.org

SOUTHWESTERN JUDGES COUNCIL MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: 760-727-7614

June 3

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

June 4

VISTA GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
Where: McClellan Senior Center,
1400 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, 92084
More information: http://vistagardenclub.org

June 5

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://www.thegarden.org

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

June 6

EAST COUNTY ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: elaynesummer@cox.net

June 7

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

June 8

DOS VALLES GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
Where: St. Stephen Catholic Church, 31020 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center
More information: http://dosvallesgardenclub.org

SAN DIEGO GERANIUM SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
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, 92084
More information: 760-295-0484

June 9

BONITA VALLEY GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: Darlene Montgomery,
619-267-1585

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

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

June 10

IKENOBO CHAPTER OF SAN DIEGO MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
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 12

SAN DIEGO BROMELIAD SOCIETY MEETING
When: no meeting scheduled
More information: http://sandiegobromeliadsocietyorg

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

June 13

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

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

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLUMERIA SOCIETY MEETING
When: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
What: Member Questions
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: http://socalplumeriasociety.com

June 14

BONSAI AND BEYOND
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: jmherskowitz@yahoo.com

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

June 15

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY, SAN DIEGO CHAPTER MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
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

June 16

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

June 17

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

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

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

June 21

SAN DIEGO ROSE SOCIETY MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information: http://sdrosesociety.org

June 22

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
When: TBA
More information: David Tooley, 858-672-2593, djsj21643@aol.com

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

June 23

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

IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL CHAPTER 119 OF SAN DIEGO MEETING
When: No meeting scheduled
More information:
schneider.keiko@ gmail.com, http://ikebanasandiego.org 

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION
What: Quarterly meeting
When: 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: Tovah Martin, Horticulturalist
More information: http://sdfloral.org

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

June 24

MISSION HILLS GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom meeting
More information: http://missionhillsgardenclub.org

June 26

SAN DIEGO FLORAL ASSOCIATION
What: Vistas and Verandahs: The Gardens of Ocean Beach Garden Tour
When: 10 a.m to 4 p.m.
More information: http://sdfloral.org

June 29

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 to both members and visitors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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+) 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. – 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

San Diego Natural History Museum Canyoneer Walks
No guided walks at this time due to COVID-19
More Information: http://www.sdnhm.org/education/naturalists-of-all-ages/canyoneer-hikes/

In Season
Here are some items that you may find being sold from the stalls at your local Farmers’ Market in May and June. For more information on San Diego County Farmers’ Markets, visit http://www.sdfarmbureau.org.

May: avocados, beans, beets, blackberries, boysenberries, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, cherimoyas, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, grapes, grapefruit, guavas, fresh herbs, red kale, kiwi, lemons, limes, lettuce, melons, onions, peaches, peas, potatoes, radishes, scallions, spinach, summer squash, strawberries, sweet corn, tangelos, tomatoes, white turnips, Valencia oranges and various cut flowers.

June: avocados, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherimoyas, corn, cucumbers, grapefruit, guavas, fresh herbs, lemons, limes, lettuce, onions, peaches, potatoes, radishes, raspberries, scallions, summer squash, strawberries, sweet corn, tangelos, tomatoes, Valencia oranges and various cut flowers.

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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