Mission & Strategy

Let wonder inspire you in our 29 unique, themed gardens and glass conservatory. Our 37-acre urban oasis offers 4 miles of trails that lead to ocean views and through celebrated gardens including the largest children’s garden on the West Coast and North America’s largest public bamboo collection.

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Our Mission

We garden to create, share, and apply plant wisdom in our world.

Our Vision

Our vision is a magnificent botanic garden that empowers people of all backgrounds, ages, and interests to improve their lives and our world with its wonder.

Our Values

We are accessible.

We are collaborative.

We believe in growth.

We are inclusive.

We are innovative.

We value stewardship.

Diversity Statement: Celebrating the uniqueness of plants and people

San Diego Botanic Garden has committed to create, maintain and grow a welcoming and inclusive environment. Just as our natural
world relies on plant diversity, we believe that cultivating diversity amongst our staff, volunteers, business partners, and visitors
contributes to a flourishing Garden. We are dedicated to ongoing conversations as we celebrate and support the unique attributes of all

Our Annual Report