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March 2018 Events and Classes at SD Botanic Garden in Encinitas

Encinitas CA— Events and classes  happening this March, 2018 at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas.

Saturday & Sunday, March 17 & 18, 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 herbs, tomatoes and vegetables will be offered by Dianne’s Herbs. 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 – March 31, 2018, 9 am – 5 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. Ecke Building. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.

Garden Tapestries from Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Center in Giza, Egypt. Back by popular demand are the garden-themed tapestries from the Rameses Wissa Wassef Art Center in Giza, Egypt! The Egyptian artists in this exhibit vividly celebrate the flowers of the desert, villages and Nile River in their work. These tapestries are available for purchase with most of the proceeds going to support the artists – many of whom work on these tapestries for up to 2 years! Last year, these tapestries almost completely sold out. Come early for the best selection. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/artshows.htm


Daily, NOW – April 8, 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

Classes

Saturday, March 3, 10 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $40, Non-Members $48, plus a $10 materials fee paid directly to the instructor at the class.

Zentangle African Mud Cloth. Using the Zentangle Method, students will create a leather-like tapas art piece with black, brown and white pens. For ages 10 and above. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Tuesday, March 6, 9 am – 2 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $45, Non-Members $54. Fee includes materials.

Succulent Bunny. Take home a charming succulent bunny that you make yourself in this class taught by the SDBG Succulent Wreath Team.  Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


 Wednesday, March 21, 10 am – 1 pm & Thursday, March 22, 10 – 11 am. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $35, Non-Members $42, plus a $25 materials fee paid directly to the instructor on day of class.

Mosaic Garden Jewels. Create a beautiful mosaic flower, heart or butterfly on a rock. These mosaics make a beautiful accent to your garden or home. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Saturday, March 24, 9 am -1 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $80, Non-Members $96.

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


About San Diego Botanic Garden

Named as one of the “Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Traveling For” (in 2017) by the American Gardens Association, 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 desert. Four miles of trails wind through 29 uniquely themed gardens including the acclaimed Hamilton Children’s Garden.