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SD Botanic Garden January 2016 Events and Classes

Encinitas CA— Events and classes for the new year at SD Botanic Gardens.

Daily, Now through April 2016, 9 am – 5 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.

Sculpture in the Garden. This unique exhibition showcases sculptures from 27 talented artists – including renowned local artist James Hubbell – set against the beautiful backdrop of the San Diego Botanic Garden. Take a self-guided tour with the Garden’s Sculpture Map. These beautiful pieces of art are available for purchase to display in your own garden. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 1 – 3 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG members $40; non-members $48. A $10 materials fee is also paid directly to the instructor on the day of the class.

Introduction to Zentangle. The Zentangle method is an easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Zentangle increases participants’ focus and sense of well-being. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 9 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG Members: $30, non-members $36. A $70 materials fee per student is also paid directly to the instructor at the class.

Living Wall/Vertical Garden. Learn the basics of planting a 10” x 20” vertical living wall made out of succulents. Living walls can be used exterior or interior with multitudes of colors, textures and sizes. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


About San Diego Botanic Garden

The San Diego Botanic Garden is a beautiful urban retreat nestled on 37-acres in the midst of Encinitas. Visitors enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild Southern California climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a wide variety of microclimates giving visitors the sensation of strolling through a tropical rainforest to hiking in the high-desert. Four miles of trails wind through 29 uniquely themed gardens including the acclaimed Hamilton Children’s Garden. In addition, the Garden regularly offers classes covering many topics including certification classes covering popular plant varieties, water conservation, fire-safe landscaping, hands-on flower and plant arranging, art in various media, and healthy cooking. Visitors and members also participate in frequent special weekend events and Docent-led tours.

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