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Rest of the World, San Diego — By Pam Nagata on October 21, 2009 at 10:29 am

San Diego Botanic Garden – Encinitas

San Diego Botanic Garden, formerly Quail Botanical Gardens, has some new classes coming up this Fall that will appeal to everyone! Fall classes  are can be found on their website at www.sdbgarden.org. – details are below, but some of the new classes are:

Green Roofs and Urban Sustainability

Planning an Eco-Friendly Holiday

Gazebo at Botanic Garden Flower Photography Artistic Effects

Coming up on Saturday, October 24 from 10-Noon is a Free Composting Workshop.  Learn how to compost your food scraps and yard trimmings.  Workshop also covers vermicomposting (worms).  Compost bins and worm bins for sale afterwards.

Set on 35 acres in north coastal San Diego County, the mission of the San Diego Botanic Garden, formerly Quail Botanical Gardens, is to inspire people of all ages to connect with plants and nature. The Garden includes nearly 3,500 kinds of plants representing three general plant habitat types: desert collections, Mediterranean collections and subtropical/tropical collections. Demonstration gardens including the Hamilton Children’s Garden, which opened in the Summer of 2009, encourage conservation education, focusing on horticultural themes and traditional uses of plants. San Diego Botanic Garden is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission prices are as follows: Adults, $12; seniors, active military, students $8; children ages 3-12, $6; and children age 2 and under are free. For more information, visit www.sdbgarden.org.

Hamilton Children's Garden
Hamilton Children’s Garden

Photos provided by  San Diego Botanic Garden

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