Our Programs

See all upcoming happenings at the Garden on our Programs Calendar.

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05/20 – Folk Herbal Medicine

Monday May 20,  5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Join herbalist Corinne Feinberg as she teaches you about the medicinal benefits of plants through a sensory experience of how herbal medicine feels in your body while drinking single-herb tea infusions. This folk...

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05/22 – Open Air Yoga

Wednesday May 22, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Breathe in fresh air while being surrounded by lush gardens. Immerse your senses in the sights, smells, and sounds of nature. Leave restored and rejuvenated after gently moving your body. Bring your own...

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05/24 – Science Seminar Series

Friday May 24,  2 - 3 p.m. Join us each month as plant science and conservation efforts are presented by San Diego Botanic Garden’s staff, research associates, colleagues, and guest speakers. This month we will feature Jackson Kubal, Genomics Research...

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05/20 – Folk Herbal Medicine

Monday May 20,  5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Join herbalist Corinne Feinberg as she teaches you about the medicinal benefits of plants through a sensory experience of how herbal medicine feels in your body while drinking single-herb tea infusions. This folk...

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three guests on yoga matts in standing pose in the Walled Garden

05/22 – Open Air Yoga

Wednesday May 22, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Breathe in fresh air while being surrounded by lush gardens. Immerse your senses in the sights, smells, and sounds of nature. Leave restored and rejuvenated after gently moving your body. Bring your own...

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three guests on yoga matts in standing pose in the Walled Garden

05/25 – Open Air Yoga

Saturday May 25, 9 - 10 a.m. Breathe in fresh air while being surrounded by lush gardens. Immerse your senses in the sights, smells, and sounds of nature. Leave restored and rejuvenated after gently moving your body. Bring your own...

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1. Guided Tours

Free with admission. Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Meet the volunteer tour guide in front of restrooms across from the entrance to Hamilton Children’s Garden. NEW! Enjoy free guided tours during select holidays when the Garden is...

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2. Bird Walk

Held on the first Monday of each month, birding enthusiasts are invited to get a glimpse of the vast diversity of bird species that can be spotted throughout the Garden. Bird Walks are free to members and included with general...

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3. Butterfly Walk

Join us for twice monthly Butterfly Walks to learn more about these beautiful insects and their close relationship with plants. Walks will be led by a garden volunteer and joined regularly by butterfly expert Dr. Michael Perry from UC San...

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Adult Education

Whether you are interested in learning a new craft, building your plant knowledge and skills, or discovering new ways to unwind in the Garden, we have a class for you! Learn something new and connect with our community of plant lovers!

See all Adult Education in an interactive Programs Calendar.

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Adult Wellness Classes

From yoga and sound healing to forest bathing and herbal medicine experiences, explore an array of wellness classes and workshops to relax and connect with nature.

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Walks and Tours

Learn more about the Garden and the amazing plants and animals that live here on a free guided tour or walk! Join us for guided garden tours every Saturday or Sunday morning.  Or discover more about wildlife and their close relationship with plants through our monthly Bird Walks or twice monthly Butterfly Walks. Private group tours are also available at a discounted admission price with advanced booking. Whether you’re new to the Garden or a long-time member, there’s always something new to see and learn about with our expert guides.

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