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4th Annual “World of Orchids” Returns to San Diego Botanic Garden

| May 5, 2024 | 0 Comments
4th Annual “World of Orchids” Returns to San Diego Botanic Garden

San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) has announced the return of its fourth annual spring showcase, World of Orchids, running Saturday, May 4 through Monday, May 27. The exhibition will be staged in the Garden’s state-of-the-art, 8,000 square foot, glass-enclosed facility, the Dickinson Family Education Conservatory. World of Orchids is curated by SDBG’s highly awarded Artist-in-Residence, René van Rems, […]

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Lazy Acres Natural Market Announces Launch of EBT SNAP Acceptance

| February 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

Same-Day Delivery and Pickup Via Instacart Is Offered Community grocer Lazy Acres Natural Market announced today that it will now accept Electronic Benefits Transfer Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program (EBT SNAP) online for same-day delivery and pickup via Instacart. With this program, EBT SNAP participants will now be able to use their benefits to shop […]

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The Flower Fields and the San Diego Coastline Are the Highlights of a Pop Up Picnic

| February 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
The Flower Fields and the San Diego Coastline Are the Highlights of a Pop Up Picnic

Pop Up Picnic Company is set to enchant Carlsbad once again with the return of Picnics + Flowers, a unique picnic experience at The Flower Fields from March 23 to May 12, 2024. Every Saturday and Sunday, guests can indulge in an upscale outdoors adventure featuring curated bites, live music, and breathtaking views of The Flower […]

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Honey Like I Have Never Tasted

| January 6, 2024 | 1 Comment
Honey Like I Have Never Tasted

We have a new retail business in Old Town San Diego that is titled Savage Bee-ches®.  As the name implies, it has to do with bees.  So, when the proprietor reached out to me to introduce herself, I was eager to learn more about this business and learn the reference to bees, which is one […]

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Fall News from the Mission Hills Garden Club

| October 4, 2023 | 0 Comments
Fall News from the Mission Hills Garden Club

By Elaine Wilson, Mission Hills Garden Club president Fall has arrived and it’s time for planting.  By the time you are reading this, the Mission Hills Garden Club will have conducted our first meeting of the year; Chuck McClung will have spoken on fall gardening tips.  For your benefit, we have a great year planned […]

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Seedling Grown from Atomic Bomb Survivor Tree Planted at San Diego Botanic Garden

| August 7, 2023 | 0 Comments
Seedling Grown from Atomic Bomb Survivor Tree Planted at San Diego Botanic Garden

This August, San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) joins in partnership and unity with Green Legacy Hiroshima (GLH) Initiative to dedicate a newly planted ginkgo tree descended from a mother tree that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan more than 70 years ago. The Survivor Tee Commemoration will take place at the Garden at 4:15 p.m., […]

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25th Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk Scheduled for Saturday, May 13 

| April 30, 2023 | 0 Comments
<strong>25th Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk Scheduled for Saturday, May 13 </strong>

The 2023 Mission Hills Garden Walk continues to be a much-loved gardening tradition with tickets almost sold out.  Celebrating the 25th annual garden walk, this year’s variety of gardens will be sure to offer ideas for anyone thinking of making changes in their own gardens or to just wishing to stroll through and enjoy the […]

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The Flower Fields in Carlsbad Come to Life

| March 7, 2023 | 0 Comments
<strong>The Flower Fields in Carlsbad Come to Life</strong>

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Botanic Gardens Collaborate to Mentor the Next Generation of Scientists

| March 7, 2023 | 0 Comments
<strong>Botanic Gardens Collaborate to Mentor the Next Generation of Scientists</strong>

Two California botanic gardens –San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) in Encinitas and California Botanic Garden (CalBG) in Claremont – will be among four public gardens nationwide involved in a new national research network created to provide training in plant science for post-graduates. The network, known as the Rare Plant RaMP (Research & Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates in […]

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A Month of Classes and Workshops at San Diego Botanic Garden

| February 5, 2023 | 0 Comments
<strong>A Month of Classes and Workshops at San Diego Botanic Garden</strong>

San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG), located at 300 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas, California, is rolling out its calendar of February events, classes and workshops, including the return of its monthly bird watch. The 37-acre urban oasis houses four miles of trails that display nearly 5,300 plant species and varieties and 15 gardens that represent […]

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