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San Diego Botanic Garden March 2016 Events and Classes

Encinitas CA— Here is a list of upcoming events and classes at the SD Botanic Garden in Encinitas.

Saturday & Sunday, March 19 & 20, 2016, 9 am – 5 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.

Spring Planting Jubilee & Tomato Sale. It’s March planting madness at our Spring Planting Jubilee & Tomato Sale! This event is a plant lover’s dream with a wide variety of herbs, spring plants, bromeliads, garden art and implements, and (of course) tomatoes! Locally-sourced and grown summer garden vegetables will be offered by Coastal Roots Farm, the Garden’s next-door neighbor. Great food, educational workshops, a petting zoo, crafts, and music from Bob Ballentine and friends make this a great event for the whole family. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/springfest.htm

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

Wednesday, March 3, 2016, 12:30 – 3:30 pm & Wednesday, March 9, 12:30 – 2:30 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $30, Non-Members $36 (A $20 materials fee is also paid directly to the instructor on the first day of class). 

Mosaic Garden Jewels. Create a beautiful mosaic you make yourself using ocean rocks and glass beads. Learn how to glue and grout colorful beads to create flowers, plants, or other shapes to make fabulous garden art. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 9 am – 1 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: Adult $62, Non-Members $75.

HDR Photography Effects with Bob Bretell. Learn how to shoot HDR from photo tipster bob Bretell. HDR (high-dynamic range) is an amazing photography technique that is ideal for any subject matter including flowers, portraits, architecture, and still life. The process is easy to learn – all you need is a camera capable of manually adjusting exposure, a computer, and an HDR processing program (a free download is available to try). Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 9 am – 2 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $65, Non-Members $78.

Succulent Wreath Class. Take home a beautiful succulent wreath that you make yourself. Taught by the SDBG Succulent Wreath Team. Fee includes materials. Students should bring small clippers or scissors to class. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm