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

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

Events

Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14, 9 am – 5 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.

Looking for unique, one-of-a-kind art pieces to adorn your home or garden? Then you’ll enjoy ArtFest, featuring more than 30 local and regional artists displaying, selling and giving demonstrations of their work at amazing prices. Some of the artist include: sculptors, painters, glass artists, potters, jewelry makers, as well as gourd and fiber artists. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/artfest.htm


Tuesday, April 23 – Monday, July 8. Daily, 9 am –5 pm. Ecke Building. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership. 

13th Annual Lung Hsiang Exhibit and Sale. The 13th Annual Lung Hsiang Exhibit and Sale features original Chinese Brush Paintings created by members of the Lung Hsiang chapter of the American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting. The exhibit and sale is open daily from 9 am – 5 pm in the Ecke Building in the Garden. The public is invited to the opening reception on Sunday, April 28  from 2 – 4 pm. Paid admission to the Garden is your admission to the reception. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/events.htm

Classes

Saturday, April 6, 11 am – 2 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $30, Non-Members $36. Fee includes materials.

Bees in the Garden. Did you know that bee-friendly plant choices, beehive placement and garden design go hand-in-hand to support successful backyard beekeeping? In this class, you’ll not only learn about bees and how they support our food system, but also about their struggle to survive in our current environment. You’ll also fine out how you as a gardener can help them out by making good plant choices for your garden. (Ages 18+). Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Tuesday, April 9, 9 am – 1 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $35, Non-Members $42. Fee includes materials.

Succulent Mushroom Class. Create your own succulent mushroom for your garden or table. Forms and succulents provided. Please bring small clippers to class. Taught by the SDBG succulent wreath team (Ages 18+). Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Saturday, April 27, 9 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $30, Non-Members $36, plus an $80 materials fee paid directly to instructor on day of class.

Living Wall/Vertical Garden. Learn the basics of planting a living wall. Students will be planting a 10” x 12” wall utilizing a variety of succulents. Vertical gardens can be planted on exterior or interior walls with plants creating a multitude of colors, textures and sizes. REGISTER EARLY! THIS CLASS WILL SELL OUT! (Ages 18+). Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Sunday, April 28, 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