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Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College

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Business hours

Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Water Conservation Garden has nearly five acres of gardens and exhibits 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. Admission is free, and the Garden can be viewed on a self-guided tour, or through one of our programs.

Programs include:

- Four to six classes per month for the general public, including landscaping, gardening, and art offerings.
- Training in water conservation for professional landscapers.
- School tours.
- Regularly-scheduled adult group tours.
- Tours by appointment.
- Large educational special events.
- Outreach programs, including a speaker’s bureau.

The Garden can be a learning laboratory for the dedicated gardener, a delightful place for an afternoon stroll, or a place to gather lots of information about water-wise, or California-Friendly® gardening, while attending a fun family festival.

The Garden is supported by water district dues, and by memberships, donations, grants, facility rentals, and gift shop sales. In 2005, Friends of the Water Conservation was created to increase private support for the Garden.

The Garden does not allow dogs, with the exception of guide dogs.

Hours:
Spring, Fall, and Winter: Open daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., some holidays excepted.
Summer (June 1 – August 31): Closed Mondays, open Wednesdays until 7:00 p.m.

Cost:
Free Admission

The Garden is closed on the following holidays:
- January 1
- July 4
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving
- December 24
- December 25

Upcoming events at Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College

The Enchanted Garden Gala At The Water Conservation Garden

Date Saturday, October 18, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cost $150 buy tickets
Age limit All ages

Ongoing events at Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College

Event Time Category

Dorcas Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Every Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Animals

Dorcas Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Every Monday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Animals

Dorcas Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Every Tuesday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Animals

Dorcas Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Every Wednesday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Animals

Dorcas Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Every Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Animals

Dorcas Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Every Friday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Animals

Dorcas Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Every Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Animals

Past events