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This is the official website of San Diego Master Gardener Association.
This meet-up forum provides a platform for San Diego denizens to discuss the development of community farms and gardens in the urban landscape.
The San Diego Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is a statewide nonprofit organization seeking to increase understanding and appreciation of California’s native plants and to preserve them in their natural habitat through scientific activities, education, and conservation.
The Bridge and Bay Garden Club website offers gardening tips and a schedule of events on gardening in the Coronado community.
The Coronado Floral Association is a non-profit organization open to anyone interested in flowers, plants and gardens. The Coronado Floral Association, along with the City of Coronado, sponsors various events on gardening and flowers.
The Crown Garden Club encourages gardening, horticulture and flower arrangements by organizing events, discourses and shows.
The San Diego Horticultural Society promotes art, knowledge and public awareness of horticulture in the San Diego area, and promotes opportunity for education and research.
The San Diego Floral Association is Southern California-based organization that publishes Home to California Garden magazine and has a 3500 book horticultural library. It provides information on Mediterranean and drought tolerant gardening as well as flower arranging.
The Water Conservation Garden is public garden devoted to water conservation education. The website also provides a virtual tour of the garden, information on Xeriscape, newsletter, calendar, and contact details.
The Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego provides information and pictures covering the design, botanical collection, exhibits, events, and history of this garden located in Balboa Park.
The San Diego Botanic Garden (previously known as Quail Botanical Gardens) is a not-for-profit organization that houses a collection of plants and trees, such as cork oaks, palms, cycads, aloes, cacti, hibiscus, unusual subtropical fruit-bearing shrubs and many other endangered and rare plant species to serve the botanical and horticultural needs of San Diego County.
The San Diego Rose Society serves the needs of San Diego County rose growers through its publication “Rose Ramblings,” membership meetings, an annual rose show, and affiliation to the Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden in San Diego’s Balboa Park
The California Coastal Rose Society is a non-profit educational organization serving the needs of rose gardeners in Carlsbad. Information is provided on growing better roses, the latest trends, techniques and through narration of experiences of fellow rose gardeners. The web site provides a balanced array of education, photographs, rose resources and updated information about events/meetings at CCRS.
Wildscaping.com provides information on California native plants and wildlife. The website includes links to nurseries and photographs on insects and plants in South California.
Members of the Bernardo Gardeners Club share information on gardening within the community by way of annual club meetings and activities. The organization focuses on creating and promoting projects pertinent to general gardening, floral and landscape design, plants and wildlife, conservation of natural resources, and the beautification of the neighborhood. The club also offers tours of nurseries, botanical gardens, private member gardens, and other interesting garden-related field trips.
The Sweetwater Valley Civic Association aims to keep the Bonita area green by protecting native plants and wildlife, inciting interest in good gardening, and promoting garden club activities.
The objective of Carlsbad Garden Club is to stimulate the knowledge of Gardening in amateurs, through classes and meetings held at the Historic Magee Park in Carlsbad, California.
The Descano Garden Club web site site includes blog and gardening articles written by members. It also lists and describes plants, shrubs or trees that thrive in Descanso, California and the surrounding San Diego County mountain communities.
A web log maintained by gardeners of Descano, who chronicle their experience with gardening in their backyards.
The Dos Valles Garden Club is a community of enthusiastic and dedicated gardeners. Their focus is on creating, promoting and furthering interest in horticulture, gardening, floral and landscape design, plants and wildlife of the area.
The Fallbrook Garden Club members share their knowledge and expertise on individual garden flowers, and the club funds a variety of worthy causes. The club also organizes workshops, study groups and tours that cover a variety of garden-related topics and give members the opportunity to expand their knowledge and interests in gardening.
The Village Garden Club is a nonprofit organization of a community of garden enthusiasts contributing and sharing their own unique talents. The group meets in La Jolla, California, and provides an outstanding schedule of programs, field trips, workshops and other activities throughout the year.
The Mission Hills Garden Club is a not-for-profit organization is a community of individuals with interest in gardening and community beautification. The club holds monthly meetings with gardening experts allowing an eclectic group to attend and enjoy sharing their knowledge and interests.
The Point Loma Garden Club is a group of people in the seaside community who arranges meeting for the benefit of all horticulturists and garden enthusiasts. Activities include speakers, plant sales and sharing, craft-making, field trips, and social gatherings.
The Poway Valley Garden Club strives to promote interest in gardening and related creative activities. The club members incite interest in gardening by arranging flower shows, lectures by expert gardeners and meetings. The website also includes articles that give tips on growing plants.
San Diego Botanical Garden Foundation provides facilities for meetings of horticultural groups who showcase their accomplishments in the field of gardening. The website also includes a botanical library and schedule of events on gardening.
The Ramona Garden Club is a not-for-profit organization of gardening community in San Diego County. It organizes meetings and lectures by inviting gardening experts who share knowledge on growing fruit and flowering plants in Ramona.
The San Diego Garden Club is an educational, non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together gardeners and garden professionals to share their experiences. The website contains a photo gallery of San Diego’s native flowers and schedule of gardening events.
The objective of Temecula Valley Garden Club is to encourage interest in home gardening, conservation of natural resources and participation in national and community projects. The club organizes for its members monthly meetings by inviting informative speakers, and arranges workshops in gardening and floral design. The club also offers guided trips and tours for members to learn more about horticulture.
Vista Garden Club is a non-profit organization which disseminates knowledge of gardening. It aims to protect native plants and trees and encourages civic planting. The club offers classes on gardening to children 6 through 12 years of age. A variety of hands-on gardening topics are taught by members of the club.
The California Rare Fruit Growers, San Diego Chapter, offers information to people interested in growing tropical and sub-tropical rare fruits and other exotic plants. The San Diego Chapter provides support to amateur and professional gardeners via meetings, field tips and a monthly newsletter which includes excellent articles, activities, links, newsletters, and photographs.
The University of California Cooperative Extension website for San Diego county offers helpful resources related to gardening.
Home gardeners can find numerous links to helpful resources at the Victory Gardens San Diego website.
The San Diego Spring Home Garden Show is an annual show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The website includes show features and ticket information.
This Yahoo directory page contains gardening related resources for San Diego.
The website of San Marcos Growers nursery based in San Marcos has useful links to various resources on gardening.
The Flower Fields is a vast area which includes ranunculus flower plantation and a rose garden. Its webite provides information about tours, children’s programs, artist exhibits, visitor resources and employment opportunities.
Alta Vista Botanical Gardens is a San Diego-based community botanical garden which features rare plants in themed environments, bringing together art, people, and nature.
The Vista Conservancy is devoted to the preservation of historical, agricultural and environmentally sensitive open spaces within Vista, California.
This is a blog of Alta Vista Botanical Gardens that features photos of community gardening activities.
Weidners Gardens provides useful information for cultivation of plants in your backyard. The website covers aspects such as pest control, tips on growing plants and pictures of various plants.
The San Diego Roots sustainable food project is a group of farmers, chefs, gardeners, teachers, and students working to encourage the growth and consumption of regional food. The organization works toward the creation of a more ecologically sound, economically viable and socially just food system in San Diego.
San Diego Food Not Lawns is a non-for-profit organization that conducts workshops, presentations and conferences throughout the year to raise awareness of the problems facing our food system, the benefits of growing edibles rather than lawns and strategies for preserving and creating more of our own healthy food in a sustainable way.
The National Gardening Association webpage serves as a guide to help gardeners in Escondido, California to take care of their garden. It features articles that give tips on how to handle pest problems, spread seeds, improve soil conditions, and care for plants. The site also provides links to local landscapers and gardening services.
Here, you can find articles specific to Escondido county that cover topics such as organic food, sustainable living, and gardening.
The Ramona Community Garden provides an area for local residents to grow organic produce and vegetables in order to feed themselves or other families in Ramona. The community garden also provides free monthly gardening related classes.
The Solana Center for Environmental Innovation organizes workshops on composting for gardeners, and offers volunteering opportunities. The site also provides a guide to backyard composting.
The Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County provides technical, financial, and educational assistance to help both rural and urban communities conserve, protect, and restore natural resources. The website also contains resource listings, district description and information, related links and contact information.
SD Gardens is designed for beginner or experienced gardeners in Point Loma or Potrero. This weekly program is about gardening in San Diego for San Diego gardeners. Each week the program features experts from around the county who offer gardening and pest control tips, profile exciting new plants and products and share ideas for garden design.
I’m a coordinator for a gardening group at my church in Alta Loma and need info on city and agricultural guidelines. Can you provide an information?