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Upcoming events

    • Sat, April 07, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Encinitas Area
    • 910


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    Saturday, April 7, 2018

    Our self-guided tour of beautiful gardens showcases all that San Diego horticulture has to offer. 

    Selected vendors will offer garden-related for purchase, and will be stationed at various stops on the garden tour

    Currently we are planning to tour gardens in Encinitas. If you have or know of potential candidate garden, please email the GardenTour@sdhort.org


    • Tour hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Ticket sales are limited this year. All tickets must be purchased in advance. 
    • Garden addresses and a map to the gardens will be emailed to registrants late in the day on April 5.
    • You may check-in at any garden on the tour
    • This is a self-guided tour and is at your own pace
    • You may tour the gardens in any order you wish
    • No pets or strollers are allowed in the gardens
    • Gardens are not disabled accessible
    • All ticket sales are final
    • Tour is held rain or shine

Past events

Mon, November 13, 2017 November - Gardens on the High Line: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes
Sat, November 04, 2017 Not Your Grandmother’s Rose Garden
Sat, October 28, 2017 Hillside gardening
Wed, October 18, 2017 Growing California Native Plants
Mon, October 09, 2017 October - Designing with Succulents in the New San Diego Garden
Sat, October 07, 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast Party
Mon, September 11, 2017 September - 20 South African Plants Every Home Landscaper Should know
Fri, August 25, 2017 Bromeliads in the Succulent Garden
Mon, August 14, 2017 August - My Life with Plants – Confessions of a Plantaholic
Mon, July 10, 2017 July - The Geraniaceae Family in Our Gardens
Tue, June 27, 2017 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - June 27 to July 4
Wed, June 21, 2017 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - June 21 to June 25
Tue, June 20, 2017 Succulent Tapestry Gardening
Wed, June 14, 2017 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - June 14 to June 18
Mon, June 12, 2017 June - Night at the Fair
Wed, June 07, 2017 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - June 7 to June 11
Sat, June 03, 2017 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - June 3 to June 4
Mon, May 08, 2017 May - Foliage First
Wed, May 03, 2017 Gardening for Butterflies
Wed, April 26, 2017 Companion Plants for Succulents
Sat, April 15, 2017 April Featured Garden
Sat, April 08, 2017 2017 Spring Garden Tour
Mon, April 03, 2017 April - The No Sacrifice Low Water California Garden
Thu, March 30, 2017 Earth-Friendly Gardens/Micro-greens
Sat, March 25, 2017 New Member Orientation
Mon, March 13, 2017 March - Preserving Rose Genetics
Sat, March 04, 2017 March Featured Garden
Mon, February 13, 2017 February - Looking for Succulents in all the Wrong Places
Sat, February 11, 2017 Tomatoes - The King of the Spring Garden
Sat, January 28, 2017 January Workshop - Plant Propagation
Sat, January 21, 2017 January Featured Garden
Mon, January 09, 2017 January - Down Under Wonders
Sat, December 03, 2016 December - Horticultural Day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Mon, November 14, 2016 November - The Drought-Defying California Garden
Sat, October 29, 2016 Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast Party
Mon, October 10, 2016 October - The Bold Dry Garden: Inspiration from the Ruth Bancroft Garden
Sat, October 01, 2016 New Member Orientation
Mon, September 12, 2016 September - Aloes and Agaves
Mon, August 08, 2016 August - The Roar of the Monarch Butterfly
Mon, July 11, 2016 July - Horticultural Evening at the San Diego Zoo
Sat, July 02, 2016 July Featured Garden
Tue, June 21, 2016 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - Jun 21-26
Wed, June 15, 2016 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - Jun 15-19
Mon, June 13, 2016 June - Night at the Fair
Wed, June 08, 2016 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - Jun 8 to 12
Fri, June 03, 2016 Volunteer - as a Garden Host at the SD County Fair
Sat, May 14, 2016 May Featured Garden
Mon, May 09, 2016 May - Bromeliads in the Wild
Sun, May 01, 2016 Board of Directors Nominations
Wed, April 20, 2016 A Day at the Huntington
Sat, April 16, 2016 April Featured Garden
Mon, April 11, 2016 April - Perspective, Forty Years Among the Natives
Sat, April 02, 2016 2016 Spring Garden Tour
Sat, April 02, 2016 2016 Spring Garden Tour Volunteer
Mon, March 14, 2016 March - Botanical Collection at the San Diego Zoo
Sun, March 13, 2016 Gardens of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Fri, March 04, 2016 Spring Home/Garden Show Volunteers
Sat, February 27, 2016 Tomatoes - The King of the Spring Garden
Mon, February 08, 2016 February - Think Outside the Box: Thirty Design and Horticultural Techniques
Sat, January 16, 2016 January Featured Garden
Mon, January 11, 2016 January - Contemporary, Expressive and Sustainable Southwestern Gardens
Sat, January 09, 2016 January Workshop - Dormant Season Pruning and Care for Deciduous Fruit Trees and Roses
Mon, December 14, 2015 December - Waterwise Lessons from theGarden
Mon, November 09, 2015 November - Designer Panel: Small is Beautiful
Sat, November 07, 2015 New Member Orientation
Sat, November 07, 2015 November Workshop - Companion Plants for Succulents
Sat, October 17, 2015 October Workshop - Plant Propagation
Mon, October 12, 2015 October - Hot Colors, Dry Garden
Sat, October 10, 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast Party
Fri, September 18, 2015 September Workshop - Terrestrial Bromeliads
Mon, September 14, 2015 September - Refresh Your Garden Design
Sun, September 13, 2015 Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show Sunday Afternoon
Sun, September 13, 2015 Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show Sunday Morning
Sat, September 12, 2015 Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show Saturday Afternoon
Sat, September 12, 2015 Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show Saturday Morning
Fri, September 11, 2015 Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show - Friday Afternoon
Fri, September 11, 2015 Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show - Friday Morning
Mon, August 10, 2015 August - The Ecology of California Garden Bees
Sat, August 08, 2015 August Workshop - Succulents - Pruning, Propagation, Care
Mon, July 13, 2015 July - Rush to Restios
Sat, July 11, 2015 July 2015 Workshop - Container Planting & Gardening
Tue, June 30, 2015 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - June 30 to July 5
Tue, June 23, 2015 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - Jun 23-28
Wed, June 17, 2015 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - Jun 17-21
Sat, June 13, 2015 June Workshop - Colorful Foliage For Your Low-Water Garden - Afternoon
Sat, June 13, 2015 June Workshop - Colorful Foliage For Your Low-Water Garden - Morning
Wed, June 10, 2015 Garden Host Volunteer at the SD County Fair - Jun 10-14
Mon, June 08, 2015 June - Night at the Fair
Sat, June 06, 2015 Volunteer - as a Garden Host at the SD County Fair
Fri, June 05, 2015 Volunteer Opening night of the Fair - Wine & Cheese Reception
Sat, May 23, 2015 New Member Orientation Spring 2015
Mon, May 11, 2015 May - Palms for San Diego
Sat, May 09, 2015 Staff Our Booth at the Garden Party of the Century
Tue, May 05, 2015 May Workshop Gardening for Hummingbirds and Butterflies - Afternoon
Tue, May 05, 2015 May Workshop Gardening for Hummingbirds and Butterflies - Morning
Mon, April 27, 2015 Mulch and Weed Party - Casa del Prado and Timken Museum
Sat, April 25, 2015 Workshop - Herb Gardening in the Landscape, Beds, and Containers
Mon, April 13, 2015 April - Jon Rebman
Sat, April 11, 2015 2015 Spring Garden Tour
Sat, April 11, 2015 2015 Spring Garden Tour Volunteer
Wed, March 25, 2015 March Dry Shade Gardening Workshop
Thu, March 19, 2015 Rose planting at Marston House
Mon, March 09, 2015 March- Eucalyptus: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Sat, March 07, 2015 March Featured Garden
Fri, March 06, 2015 Spring Home/Garden Show
Mon, February 09, 2015 February- Plants with Benefits
Sun, January 18, 2015 January Featured Garden
Mon, January 12, 2015 January - Under the Spell of Succulents
Mon, December 08, 2014 December - Centennial Celebrations: Remembering and Commemorating the 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Sat, November 15, 2014 November Featured Garden
Mon, November 10, 2014 Holiday Marketplace Exhibitor Registration
Mon, November 10, 2014 November - Holiday Marketplace
Sat, October 25, 2014 New Member Orientation
Sat, October 18, 2014 Workshop - Simple Diagnosing and Improving of Your Garden Soil
Mon, October 13, 2014 October - Lawn Gone: Landscape Designer Panel
Sat, October 11, 2014 Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast Party
Sat, September 20, 2014 Designer Succulent Garden
Fri, September 19, 2014 Workshop - Welcome to the World of Bromeliads
Mon, September 08, 2014 September - Randy Baldwin of San Marcos Growers
Wed, August 13, 2014 August Featured Garden
Mon, August 11, 2014 August Meeting - Creating Paradise Wherever You Live
Sat, August 09, 2014 Workshop - Dry Shade Gardening
Sat, July 19, 2014 July Featured Garden
Mon, July 14, 2014 July Meeting - Scent-sational Plumeria
Sun, July 13, 2014 Workshop - Edible Landscaping for the Mediterranean Climate
Sun, July 06, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, July 06, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, July 05, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sat, July 05, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Fri, July 04, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Fri, July 04, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Thu, July 03, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Thu, July 03, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Wed, July 02, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Wed, July 02, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Tue, July 01, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Tue, July 01, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sun, June 29, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, June 29, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, June 28, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sat, June 28, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Fri, June 27, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Fri, June 27, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Thu, June 26, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Thu, June 26, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Wed, June 25, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Wed, June 25, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Tue, June 24, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Tue, June 24, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sun, June 22, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, June 22, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, June 21, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sat, June 21, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Fri, June 20, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Fri, June 20, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Thu, June 19, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Thu, June 19, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Wed, June 18, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Wed, June 18, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sun, June 15, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, June 15, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, June 14, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sat, June 14, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Fri, June 13, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Fri, June 13, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Thu, June 12, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Thu, June 12, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Wed, June 11, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Wed, June 11, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Mon, June 09, 2014 June Meeting - Night at the Fair
Sun, June 08, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, June 08, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, June 07, 2014 Workshop - Using Plants with Colorful & Interesting Foliage: Living Large in a Small Garden (afternoon session)
Sat, June 07, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sat, June 07, 2014 Workshop - Using Plants with Colorful & Interesting Foliage: Living Large in a Small Garden (morning session)
Sat, June 07, 2014 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, May 17, 2014 May Featured Garden
Mon, May 12, 2014 May Meeting - Stuck on You! Indoor and Outdoor Projects with Succulents
Sat, May 03, 2014 Workshop - Gardening on a Slope
Sat, May 03, 2014 Workshop - Gardening on a Slope
Tue, April 22, 2014 Workshop - Plants to use as Companions to Succulents
Sat, April 19, 2014 New Member Orientation
Mon, April 14, 2014 April Meeting - Oaks of San Diego County
Sat, April 05, 2014 2014 Spring Garden Tour
Fri, March 28, 2014 Bus Tour - Sherman Gardens & Roger's Garden
Sat, March 15, 2014 Workshop - Building Wooden Planter Boxes
Mon, March 10, 2014 March Meeting - Tried and True or Brand New: Citrus in Today’s Gardens
Sat, March 08, 2014 Workshop - Plant Propagation Success!
Sat, February 22, 2014 February Featured Garden - Tour of Olivewood Gardens
Sat, February 22, 2014 February Featured Garden - Tour of Olivewood Gardens
Mon, February 10, 2014 February Meeting - The Wild World of Succulents
Sat, February 01, 2014 Workshop - Companion Gardening with Chickens
Sat, January 25, 2014 Workshop - Mediterranean Climate Plants and Proper Irrigation
Wed, January 15, 2014 Workshop - Selecting & Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees
Mon, January 13, 2014 January Meeting - Native Plants of Chile
Sat, January 04, 2014 January Featured Garden
Mon, December 09, 2013 December Meeting - The Drunken Botanist
Wed, November 20, 2013 Workshop - Hardscaping Ideas for Simple Pathways
Mon, November 11, 2013 November Meeting - Holiday Marketplace
Sat, November 02, 2013 November Featured Garden
Sat, October 19, 2013 Workshop - Pruning Woody Shrubs
Mon, October 14, 2013 October Meeting - Trends in Contemporary Landscape Design
Sun, October 06, 2013 Fall New Member Orientation
Sat, October 05, 2013 Volunteer Appreciation Party
Sat, September 28, 2013 Workshop: Garden Tools
Sat, September 21, 2013 September Featured Garden
Sun, September 15, 2013 Full Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show SundayAfternoon
Sun, September 15, 2013 Full - Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show Sunday Morning
Sat, September 14, 2013 Full Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show Saturday Afternoon
Sat, September 14, 2013 Full Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show Saturday Morning
Fri, September 13, 2013 Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show - Friday Afternoon
Fri, September 13, 2013 Full - Volunteer - Fall Home/Garden Show - Friday Morning
Mon, September 09, 2013 September Meeting - Right Plant for the Right Place
Sat, September 07, 2013 Workshop: Home Composting & Vermiculture
Sat, August 17, 2013 August Featured Garden
Mon, August 12, 2013 August Meeting - Drip is Hip
Sat, August 10, 2013 Workshop - Summer Pruning for Fruit Trees
Sat, August 03, 2013 Workshop: Growing Organic Fall & Winter Vegetables
Sat, July 27, 2013 Workshop - Garden Maintenance - My plants are overgrown, what do I do?
Sat, July 20, 2013 July Featured Garden
Sat, July 13, 2013 Workshop: Water Features, The Natural Way
Mon, July 08, 2013 July Meeting - Succulents Simplified
Thu, July 04, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Thu, July 04, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Friday Morning
Wed, July 03, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Wed, July 03, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Tue, July 02, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Tue, July 02, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Mon, July 01, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Mon, July 01, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sun, June 30, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, June 30, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, June 29, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sat, June 29, 2013 June Featured Garden
Sat, June 29, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Fri, June 28, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Fri, June 28, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Thu, June 27, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Thu, June 27, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Wed, June 26, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Wed, June 26, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Tue, June 25, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Tue, June 25, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Mon, June 24, 2013 June Meeting - Night at the Fair
Sun, June 23, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, June 23, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, June 22, 2013 New Member Orientation
Sat, June 22, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sat, June 22, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Fri, June 21, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Fri, June 21, 2013 Workshop - Garden Design and Remodel
Fri, June 21, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Thu, June 20, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Thu, June 20, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Wed, June 19, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Wed, June 19, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Tue, June 18, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Tue, June 18, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sun, June 16, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, June 16, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Sat, June 15, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sat, June 15, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Fri, June 14, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Fri, June 14, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Thu, June 13, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Thu, June 13, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Wed, June 12, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Wed, June 12, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Tue, June 11, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Tue, June 11, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Tue, June 11, 2013 June Succulent Garden Maintenance Workshop
Sun, June 09, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Afternoon
Sun, June 09, 2013 Volunteer - SD Fair - Morning
Fri, June 07, 2013 SD County Fair - Volunteer Training
Mon, May 13, 2013 May Meeting - Seriously Funny - The Business of Plants
Mon, May 06, 2013 Workshop - Gardening for Birds, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, plus Planting on a Slope - Afternoon
Mon, May 06, 2013 Workshop - Gardening for Birds, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, plus Planting on a Slope - Morning
Sun, May 05, 2013 Workshop: Organic Pest Control
Sun, May 05, 2013 May Featured Garden
Thu, April 25, 2013 Workshop: New varieties of plants for our area
Sun, April 21, 2013 Workshop: Getting Your Organic Garden Ready For Spring/Summer Veggies
Tue, April 09, 2013 Workshop - Bromeliads in the garden
Mon, April 08, 2013 April Meeting - Writing the Book on Natives
Sat, April 06, 2013 2013 Spring Garden Tour
Sat, March 16, 2013 Workshop: Success With Orchids
Tue, March 12, 2013 March Featured Garden
Mon, March 11, 2013 March Meeting - Growing on Air: Amazing Tillandsias
Mon, March 04, 2013 Workshop - Pruning Woody Shrubs
Sun, March 03, 2013 Workshop: Herbs—how to grow & use
Sun, February 24, 2013 Workshop - Pruning 101 for Roses and More
Sat, February 23, 2013 A Day at the Huntington
Sat, February 16, 2013 Workshop - Pruning for Fruit Trees
Mon, February 11, 2013 February Meeting - The Future of Roses in Today's Gardens
Sat, February 02, 2013 February Featured Garden
Sat, January 26, 2013 January Featured Garden
Mon, January 14, 2013 January Meeting - Exotic Bulbs for Southern California
Mon, December 10, 2012 December Meeting - Bring me Slow Flowers
Sun, December 02, 2012 Fall New Member Orientation
Sun, November 25, 2012 November Featured Garden
Mon, November 12, 2012 November Meeting - The Edible Front Yard - Special Meeting!
Sat, October 27, 2012 October Featured Garden
Sun, October 14, 2012 Volunteer Appreciation Party
Mon, October 08, 2012 October Meeting - A Californian's Guide to the Trees among Us
Fri, September 14, 2012 Fall Home/Garden Show
Mon, September 10, 2012 September Meeting - Welcome to Club Med
Sun, September 09, 2012 September Featured Garden
Sun, August 26, 2012 August Featured Garden
Mon, August 13, 2012 August Meeting - The Revolutionary Yardscape
Sat, July 28, 2012 July Featured Garden - Afternoon
Sat, July 28, 2012 July Featured Garden - Morning
Mon, July 09, 2012 July Meeting - Not Just for Show
Sat, June 16, 2012 June Featured Garden
Mon, June 11, 2012 June Meeting - Night at the Fair
Sat, May 26, 2012 Sustainable Garden Maintenance Workshop
Sat, May 26, 2012 May Featured Garden
Thu, May 17, 2012 Gardens of the Bay Area Tour
Mon, May 14, 2012 May Meeting - Small is the New Big
Fri, April 27, 2012 Rancho La Puerta
Sun, April 15, 2012 April Featured Garden
Mon, April 09, 2012 April Meeting - Fitting CA Native Plants in CA-style Gardens
Sat, March 31, 2012 Spring Garden Tour
Sun, March 18, 2012 March Featured Garden
Mon, March 12, 2012 March Meeting - From Seed to Skillet
Sat, February 25, 2012 February Featured Garden
Mon, February 13, 2012 February Meeting - Trees of Ill Repute
Sat, January 28, 2012 January Featured Garden
Mon, January 09, 2012 January Meeting - A Rollicking Trip into the World of Cactus and Succulents
Our Mission To inspire and educate the people of San Diego County to grow and enjoy plants, and to create beautiful, environmentally responsible gardens and landscapes.

Our Vision To champion regionally appropriate horticulture in San Diego County.


 





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