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Water Smart Gardening Festival

A water smart gardening exposition the whole family can enjoy, with sales of drought tolerant plants, expert gardening advice, including fire safe gardening. Saturday, November 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A bounty of choices will include native plants, water smart perennials, succulents, trees, shrubs, herbs, and more. Visit our “Ask the Experts” areas to get information from landscape designers, Master Composters, and other plant and gardening specialists who will help you cultivate your green thumb.

The Water Conservation Garden is the backdrop for this event where full-sized examples of plants you wish to purchase can be viewed in our landscape. Don’t miss this water smart plant extravaganza!

Kids will enjoy Ms. Smarty Plants and the Magic of Water show, face painting and the Rad Hatter.
Admission is $3, Kids 12 and under FREE

The Water Conservation Garden: 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon, California 92019. Google Map Tel: (619) 660-0614 •

About the Garden:
The Water Conservation Garden has nearly five acres of displays that showcase water conservation through a series of beautiful themed gardens, such as a native plant garden and a vegetable garden, as well as how-to displays such as mulch and irrigation exhibits.
*Open daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays until 7 p.m. Free Admission.

Horticulturist Paul Redeker of the Water Conservation Garden in Rancho San Diego shares tips on how to conserve water when landscaping your yard.

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Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Exterior shot of the Water-Wise Backyard Exhibit at the W...

Above: Exterior shot of the Water-Wise Backyard Exhibit at the Water Conservation Garden. Would you rather use 24,000 gallons a year on a lawn, or 6,000 on a beautiful water-wise back yard? Check out this exhibit for ideas and inspiration.


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