Sharpen your garden knowledge by attending our series of Garden Walks and Talks. Presented by our panel of garden docents and experts, you will be sure to learn some new garden techniques or find out about some plants you'll want to add to your garden. Pick from our list of timely and fun garden presentations that will make your green thumb the envy of your neighbors.
Each Garden Walk and Talk is held on Saturday, from 2:00 to 3:00-3:30 pm. Park in lot E at no charge from 1 pm to 4 pm.
No reservations for the Walks and Talks are required. Simply meet at the garden entrance gate near the yellow classroom building (1800 building). The talk is free with a recommended donation to the garden of $3.00 per person.
Here is the 2015 Schedule of Walks and Talks:
||Birds in the Garden
||Bird watcher, bird lover, and grounds manager of the South Bay Botanic Garden, Eddie Munguia takes you on a walk around the garden and points out the birds which nest and visit the garden.
||Music in the Garden
||Local musicians provide the music, you provide the food, and the garden provides the beauty. Just bring a potluck dish and join us for some great "sounds". This event starts at 4 pm rather than our usual 2 pm starting time.
||Learn how to propagate and grow those fantastic tropical and flowering plants known as Plumerias. Find out about the different varieties and the best locations in which to plant them.
||Photography of Plants
||Want to find out the best way to take pictures of plants and get professional results - even with a digital camera? Bring your camera and leave with both great photos and useful photo tips.
||Orchid growing can be easy and very rewarding if you just know a few facts about the proper media, location, and watering methods. And wow, what a diverse group of plants! Find out which varieties might be best for you.