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Upcoming events

    • Thu, April 22, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)
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    Come celebrate the end of Earth Day tonight by learning how to grow organic, environmentally conscious gardens in containers.

    Eric Olsen is a consummate sales professional with over 7 years of experience in the consumer and commercial gardening industries. He is knowledgeable in many aspects of the industry, such as soil and plant science, garden space design, among others. His passions are people and plants. When he’s not in the field visiting stores or doing garden club presentations, he’s with his family or in the garden.

    Eric is passionate about organic gardening, as well as environmentally conscious growing methods. He said, “One of the things that attracted me to joining High Caliper Growing/ Smart Pots, is their environmentally friendly fabric pots do not leech harmful toxins like BPA into our water system. That, and they set the standard by inventing and perfecting the fabric pot made with quality in the USA.”

    This presentation will focus on Container and Raised Bed Gardening and covers a slight history of food production, various container materials, pros and cons for each.  Finally we will learn about Smart Pots, what they are and why they are the best option for growing plants in containers.

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    • Sat, May 08, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
    • 1525 Fort Stockton Dr, San Diego, CA 92103

    ALL TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE

    TO ASSURE A COVID SAFE EVENT.


    We have a terrific event lined up for you this year with nine beautiful gardens, activities for kids, musicians in some of the gardens and art for sale at the Mission Hills Nursery. 


    Tickets (only $30 each, kids under 10 free) will be sold in half-hour increments to assure social distancing.   All participants will be required to wear face masks. Tickets are now on sale!


    • Thu, May 27, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)
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    Connor Leone is the Sustainable Agriculture Program Manager from ECOLIFE Conservation.  

    We will learn about the science of aquaponics and how ECOLIFE is utilizing this sustainable growing method to reduce resource consumption and increase food security. We will cover the most common types of aquaponic system designs and their defining features, and take an inside look at ECOLIFE's Aquaponics Innovation Center - a commercial demonstration system growing ~3,000lbs of produce annually. This is a great opportunity for farmers, gardeners, educators, and all of those interested in sustainability to learn more about our programs and the many ways we work to protect wildlife, natural resources, and the people who depend on them." 

    Connor moved to San Diego from Morgantown, West Virginia to earn his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies at CSU San Marcos. He is passionate about bringing awareness to environmental challenges through education, and he hopes to inspire synergistic relationships between humankind and the natural world. 

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Past events

Thu, March 25, 2021 Nan Sterman – Growing, Cooking and Eating the Mediterranean Way – Zoom Presentation
Thu, February 25, 2021 Adam Graves - Horticultural Specialist at the San Diego Zoo - Zoom Presentation
Thu, January 28, 2021 Nancy Carol Carter - "The Lost and Found Balboa Park Gardens of Kate Sessions"
Thu, November 19, 2020 Bill Toone - Roar of the the Monarch Butterfly - Zoom Presentation
Thu, October 22, 2020 Nan Sterman - International Inspirations - Highlights from Gardens Around the World - Zoom presentation
Thu, September 24, 2020 Bill Tall - Why We Do What We Do for our Gardens - City Farmers Nursery
Thu, July 30, 2020 Bring Back the Pollinators: Conserving California’s Native Bees and Butterflies
Wed, July 29, 2020 Bring Back the Pollinators: Conserving California’s Native Bees and Butterflies
Sat, June 27, 2020 2020 Mission Hills Garden Walk
Thu, June 18, 2020 Wild Parrots of San Diego
Sat, June 06, 2020 UCCE workshop: Growing Fresh Herbs for Cooking!
Sat, May 30, 2020 UCCE workshop: How to Grow a Salsa Garden!
Thu, May 28, 2020 2019 San Diego County Superbloom Revisited - From the desert to the mountains to the beaches - Jim Bishop
Sat, May 16, 2020 UCCE workshop: Starting to Grow Your Own Food? Learn How to Win the Battle Against Pests!
Thu, April 23, 2020 Fun in the garden while in the middle of a Pandemic - Fausto Palafox
Fri, April 10, 2020 Online event: Theodore Payne Foundation presents Poppy Hour
Wed, April 08, 2020 Online event: Passionfruit to Parsley: The Science of Victory Gardens
Wed, April 01, 2020 Lions, Tigers and Bears virtual visit
Thu, February 27, 2020 Staghorn Ferns - Master Gardener Lynn Beveridge
Thu, January 23, 2020 Attracting Backyard Birds
Sat, December 07, 2019 December Coffee in the Garden
Wed, November 20, 2019 Floral Design and Holiday Potluck
Thu, September 26, 2019 September 26th - Steve Harbour - Revamping the Tired Landscape


Our Mission: To educate, to engage, to beautify, and to give back

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