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March 2017 Events and Classes at San Diego Botanic Garden

Encinitas CA— Here is a list of events and classes at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas for March 2017.

Saturday & Sunday, March 18 & 19, 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 from Red Oven Pizza Kitchen – making pizza’s that include vegetables and herbs grown right next door! – as well as educational workshops, a petting zoo, crafts, and music from Bob Ballentine and friends make this a fantastic event for the whole family. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/springfest.htm


Daily, NOW – April 2017, 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 more than 50 sculptures from 32 talented artists set against the beautiful backdrop of the San Diego Botanic Garden. Take a self-guided tour with the Garden’s Sculpture Map. And if you like one, you can buy a sculpture and put it in your own garden to enjoy! Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm


Saturday, March 4, 9 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $40, Non-Members $48.

Healing Garden and Therapeutic Landscapes Immersion. Learn the design principles of a Healing Garden for stress-reduction and mindful awareness. We’ll look at how access to nature influences health and how to incorporate it into daily life – including a meditative walk through the Botanic Garden. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Saturday, March 18, 9 am – 1 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: Adult $62, Non-Members $74.

Macro Flower and Garden Photography Workshop with Bob Bretell. Join professional flower photographer Bob Bretell as he leads you into the fascinating world of macro photography. During this fun and informative workshop, Bob will show you everything you need to know to created stunning flower and nature photos. He’ll show you how to choose the best macro lens or filter, compositional techniques, using flash and light modifiers, and more! Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Saturday, March 25, 9 am – 1 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $80, Non-Members $96.

Build Your Own Hydroponic Spring Garden. Learn the principles of  the hydroponic wick method by building your own sustainable garden to take home! Instructor: Alex Kallas of AgPALS. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Saturday, March 25, 9:30 am – 4 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $75, Non-Members $90.

Fresh Start: How to Use Soul Collage to Discover Your Hidden Creativity. Soul Collage is a fun, easy way to use pleasing pictures to create collaged cards that can be used to tap into the creative mind, uncovering hidden resources and activating key brain areas to find creative solutions you didn’t know you knew. Anyone can do it! Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm

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