American Public Gardens Association Conference 2018

Southern California

June 4-8, 2018

Exploring Botany and Horticulture with an Ocean View in San Diego
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Mon June, 04 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
San Diego

Encinitas, California, in San Diego County was once called the Flower Capitol of the World. Floriculture operations flocked to this surf village in the early and mid-20th century due to its Goldilocks climate. It’s rarely too hot or too cold. With a little bit of water, almost any plant can grow.

Today, it is a bustling part of the greater San Diego metropolitan area and home to the fantastical San Diego Botanic Garden. Come learn about the area’s amazing and creative horticultural partnerships, which include the Botanic Garden, Leichtag Foundation, Heritage Museum, and public school-operated Farm Lab. Tour a commercial organic, hydroponic lettuce production, a community farm, and more at the Leichtag Foundation.

Experience the wonder of San Diego Botanic Garden, including its brand new Conservatory. And enjoy the scenic ocean view!


Lunch will be provided on this tour.