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Events and Classes at SD Botanic Garden in Encinitas for March 2019

Encinitas CA— Events and Classes happening in March 2019 at the SD Botanic Garden (www.SDBGarden.org), 230 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas.

Events

Saturday, March 16, 10 am – 4 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.

Got Green? Interested in learning more about how to live a plant-based lifestyle? Ever wondered how to reduce your carbon footprint, but don’t know where to start? Need tips on planting, growing and harvesting vegetables in your own yard, garden or patio? Learn the answers to these questions and more at San Diego Botanic Garden’s brand new Got Green event – a fun-filled day of educational workshops, how-to-demos, vegan food trucks, live entertainment, and more! https://www.sdbgarden.org/gotgreen.htm


Daily, NOW – Sunday, March 31, 9 am – 5 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. Ecke Building. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.

Art In Bloom. Enjoy the beautiful and diverse work of 24 local artists, all members of the San Dieguito Art Guild. Art in Bloom showcases more than 50 botanic-themed original paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media and encaustic. Info: https://sdbgarden.org/artshows.htm


Daily, NOW – early April 2019, 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 61 sculptures from more than 30 talented regional 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 available at our Welcome Center. These beautiful pieces of art are available for purchase to display in your own garden with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit SDB Garden. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm


 Classes:

 Sunday, March 10, 1 – 3:30 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG Members $40; Non-Members: $48. Plus a $20 per student materials fee paid directly to instructor on day of class.  

Calla Lily Acrylic Beginner Painting. Ever wondered how to capture a beautiful Calla Lily on canvas? If so, this class is for you! You’ll receive step-by-step instructions. No drawing skills required! Templates will be supplied. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Tuesday, March 12, 9 am – 3 pm.  San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG Members $40; Non-Members: $48. Fee includes materials.

Spring Succulent Bunny. Design and create your own succulent bunny using over 100 cuttings from our big, beautiful 37-acre Garden! Please bring small clippers to class. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Saturday, March 16, 9 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG Members $30, non-members $36. Plus an $80 per student materials fee paid directly to instructor on day of 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. Register TODAY! This class will SELL OUT. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Sunday, March 17, 9 – 11 am. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG members $32; non-members $40.

Forest/Nature Bathing. Shinrin-yoku – or Forest Bathing – is a way of connecting people with nature. The positive health effects of simply being in and walking around in a state of relaxation in nature has undergone significant scientific testing and validation in Japan and Korea. Come experience for this innovative programming for yourself that is trending in gardens and nature reserves around the country. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Thursday, March 28, 10 am – 2 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG Members $35, non-members $42. Plus an $25 per student materials fee paid directly to instructor on day of class.

Mosaic Birdhouse. Decorate a cute wooden birdhouse for your garden using a variety of outdoor paint colors. Then, put the finishing touches on your birdhouse by embellishing it with glass tiles, beads and gem marbles. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Thursday, March 31, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDBG Members $75, non-members $89. Supply list will be emailed to students once registration is complete. Fee does include special materials.

Botanical Color Pencil Surfaces. Let your imagination take hold and play with colored pencils on unique black and red surfaces. Light colors will glow and textures will pop when pencils glide over the surface of your collage. Don’t worry about your drawing abilities! This clas is all about learning to see art in a different light. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm