Sharpen your garden knowledge by attending our series of Garden Walks and Talks. Presented by our panel of garden docents and experts, you will be sure to learn some new garden techniques or find out about some plants you'll want to add to your garden. Pick from our list of timely and fun garden presentations that will make your green thumb the envy of your neighbors.
Each Garden Walk and Talk is held on Saturday, from 2:00 to 3:00-3:30 pm. Park in lot E at no charge from 1 pm to 4 pm.
No reservations for the Walks and Talks are required. Simply meet at the garden entrance gate near the yellow classroom building (1800 building). The talk is free with a recommended donation to the garden of $3.00 per person.
Here is the 2018 Schedule of Walks and Talks:
|Dwarf Fruit Tree Pruning
||Dwarf fruit trees make the ideal plant for those smaller Southern California landscapes. Find out how to prune these trees for better structure, proper flowering stems, and large and tastier fruits.
||Learn how to propagate and grow those fantastic tropical and unusual plants known as Pitaya. Find out about the different varieties and the best locations in which to plant them.
|Photographing Plants using Smart Phones and iPads
||Ok, we all carry a smart phone and/or an iPad with us but do they always take the best pictures - especially of plants? Pick up some tips on the best ways to grab that great plant picture with your mobil device.
||Plumeria Care and Propagation
||It's becoming an annual tradition at SBBG - discovering the vast world of Plumerias. These plants are surprisingly easy to grow in our Southern California climate and provide beautiful blooms and fragrance. And, you can take home a cutting for yourself!
||Simple and Small Garden Fountains
|| We all love the sights and sounds of running water but want to be water conserving too! Join us on this hands on demonstration of using common garden items and small pumps to create some fascinating water features.
||Hey, would you like to create a floral centerpiece for Thanksgiving shaped like a turkey? This hands-on floral arranging event with show you how and you can even leave with your own arrangement. Space is limited to the first 10 people so check this webpage around November 1st for information on how to sign up. A $25 fee is charged for the flowers and materials.