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Virtual Classes


Do you want to stay connected to the Garden and learn from the comfort of your own? We have a fun Fall lineup of virtual learning for you, including classes with supplies available for pickup.

Virtual Air Plant Workshop

Virtual Air Plant Workshop
December 3-5th supply pick-up
with recorded video viewing December 5-12th

Air plants are some of the most captivating yet easiest plants to grow. Also known as Tillandsias, these plants can be used in a variety of ways for any home décor. Learn where air plants come from and proper care techniques, take a virtual tour of the Dickinson Family Education Conservatory with Jeremy Bugarchich, our Tillandsia expert and Curator, and create your own mounted air plant display in the comfort of your own home.

Cost: Members $35, Non-members $42
Class format: Recorded video with supply pick up in person at the Garden
Please register by November 18th

Open Air Yoga Experience

Open Air Yoga Experience

Virtual Native Plant Gardening
December 12, 10-11am

Learn about San Diego’s unique and diverse native plant ecosystems during a virtual tour of SDBG’s natural areas with Tony Gurnoe, Director of Horticulture. We will also discuss how to plant and care for native species in your own garden to help you create a more sustainable, beautiful, and easy to maintain landscape. Native plants to put into your home garden are included.

Cost: Members $20, non-members $24
Class format: Zoom, with native plants available for pick up in person at the Garden.
Please register by November 28th

Open Air Yoga Experience


Open Air Yoga Experience

Virtual Fruit Trees 101
December 19, 10-11:30am

You can successfully grow dozens of types of fruit trees in San Diego!
Learn how to select and maintain trees and virtually tour our Subtropical Fruit Garden. We will cover proper selection, obtaining and planting for the bare root season, fertilization, and pruning of San Diego’s most popular fruit trees.

Cost: Members $14, non-members $17
Class format: Zoom
Please register by December 12th

Open Air Yoga Experience


Looking for a fun party idea for your friends and family?
Many of our plant-crafting classes, such as our Succulent Wall Planter, Air Plant Display, and Succulent Wreath or Topiary classes can be done as a private virtual party! Please call (760) 436–3036 x222 for more information.


Virtual Succulent Wreath

Virtual Succulent Wreath

Create your own 10 inch succulent wreath for your garden table, wall, or door with a variety of cuttings from the Garden in the comfort of your own home. Take a virtual trip behind the scenes with us as we show you the entire process, from propagating succulent cuttings to designing and building a decorative wreath. Form and cuttings included in the class price.


Open Air Yoga Experience

Virtual Drip Irrigation Basics

Water costs are sky high! Most people also have poorly installed irrigation systems that are very inefficient. In this class we will teach you how to convert your fan spray or gear driven sprinklers into super-efficient in-line drip irrigation. You’ll save lots of water and have healthier plants. We will provide a detailed parts list and teach you how to install your system.

Registration Closed


Stay-tuned for more classes coming soon! Do you have questions or comments regarding adult classes? Please contact Sarah at ssickler@sdbgarden.org or (760) 436 3036 x222.

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Cancellation Policy: In order to receive a refund for your registration, please contact Sarah at ssickler@sdbgarden.org or (760) 436 3036 x222 at least 1 week prior to the start date of the class. Refunds will not be given within 1 week of the class.