Tips to Celebrate Earth Month All Year Long!

As we head into Earth Month and look forward to Earth Day on April 22, this is a great time of year for gardeners to reflect on our impact on the environment and make small changes to help protect our planet.  Here are six things to consider incorporating into your gardening routine to help conserve […]

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SDBG Receives Funding for New Field Truck

This spring, San Diego Botanic Garden was recognized as a beneficiary by local philanthropic organization Las Patronas. The grant, along with funds provided by the County of San Diego, allowed the Garden to purchase a field vehicle for use in SDBG research, environmental restoration, and conservation projects.    With a rapidly growing number of projects […]

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Worm Composting 101: Turn Scraps into Garden Treasure

Looking to get your home garden in top shape while also reducing your carbon footprint? Worm composting – or vermicomposting – isn’t just good for creating a lush garden, it’s also good for the environment. Worm castings improve soil health, which helps plants fight pests, diseases and other environmental stressors. They can also help soil […]

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating the Legacy of Ruth Baird Larabee

The history of San Diego Botanic Garden would not be complete without mention of the visionary woman behind our 37-acre urban oasis. In the early 1940s, Ruth Baird Larabee and her then-husband Charles Wright Larabee purchased two parcels of ranch land where the Garden currently sits today. Ruth and Charles brought their love for Latin […]

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6 Date Ideas You’ll Love at San Diego Botanic Garden

This February, let love grow at the Garden! A naturally charming atmosphere with 4 miles of meandering pathways to stroll along, and vibrant sights and smells of more than 5,000 plants from around the world, the Garden is a perfect place to celebrate the Month of Love. Whether you’re looking for a romantic date and […]

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