Garden Native Tour


San Diego County - Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, 2016

Garden Native Tour 2016!
April 2-3
Featuring East San Diego County


photo by James Soe Nyun

How can you get free tickets, native-plant training, and garden previews?
Be a docent!


Garden Native Tour 2015

Saturday-Sunday, March 28-29
Cities of San Diego and Poway

See what people said about Garden Native Tour 2014!

“Two Feel-Good Days”
“What an inspiring weekend”
“Thank you for bringing us into these beautiful worlds”
“We saw many beautiful plants and homes, and met interesting people”


FALL IN LOVE with gorgeous gardens
Each landscape embodies Southern California outdoor living in a unique and personal way.

Designed with native California and other climate-appropriate plants, all take far less water, effort, and money than conventional gardens and lawns.

In fact, our gardens use anywhere from 17% to 100% less water than conventional gardens!

Knowledgeable docents and enthusiastic garden owners aid your self-guided experience with helpful tips and inside stories.

STEAL GREAT IDEAS about other conservation measures
Many homes feature:

TAKE PRIDE in San Diego
The Garden Native Tour represents all regions of San Diego County on a rotating basis. In 2015, we highlight:

ENSURE THE FUTURE health and well-being of our communities
We strive to help people like you make great landscape choices. Your choices lead to cleaner oceans, healthier soils, and stronger pollinators.

The CNPS Garden Native Tour supports our outreach and education programs. To donate or help sponsor Garden Native Tour 2015, contact Hei-ock Kim at hkim@cnps.org or 858-344-0315. Click here to see our Sponsorship Levels.


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