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Kids in the Garden: Children’s Class for Gardening and the Environment

Kids in the Garden: Children’s Class for Gardening and the Environment

Saturdays 10 am to Noon (unless otherwise noted)


January 12 Animal Homes and Garden Habitats - learn about animal homes, then walk the Gardens with Farmer Jones and discover where they make their homes

February 9 Power Brain Yoga for Kids taught by Heather Hebert del Cuadro - join us for an active class with music and movement in our beautiful Gardens

March 9 Soil, Composting, and Spring planting – peas, lettuce, chard, broccoli - what are the different kinds of soil? how can we make soil by composting?

April 27 Earth Day Festival 10 am to 3 pm FREE event children’s nature activities, music and dance, vendors, plant sale, BBQ lunch for sale


June 8 Windchimes taught by Sivana Gur - make and take a special hanging to enhance your Garden - open to all ages, must reserve by June 5

July 13 Cooking and Nutrition - Corn on the cob and ways we cook and eat corn

August 10 Water Is Wonderful how do we use water? How can we save water?  How can we have fun with water?

September 14 Nature Drawing and Watercolors - take a close look at a tree, a flower, or a plant and draw it - then add color to create a masterpiece!

October 12 Fall Fun Festival 10 am to 3 pm FREE event– scarecrow contest, pumpkins, bobbing for apples, children’s fall crafts, vendors, plant sale, BBQ lunch for sale

November 9 The Magic of Autumn: Trees and Leaves - What do trees give us?  What do leaves do?  Why do leaves change color?  What happens to leaves after they fall?

December 14 - 5 Senses and Nature Games - learning about nature by moving quietly, listening carefully, looking closely at nature - and learn some new outdoor games


$5 each child or adult   Pre-registration requested

Contact Farmer Jones (760) 822-6824

For monthly reminders - send your email to Farmer Jones


Kids in the Garden Class features hands-on activities, Incredible Edibles, conservation lessons and tours of the 14-acre Gardens.  


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 Garden Open Daily 7:00-5.00 Monday-Friday; 10:00- 5:00 on weekends

Admission is $5.00 for non-members; admission is Free with   Membership

Days that the Gardens are CLOSED

Directions to the Gardens (760) 945-3954

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens is a 501(c)3 Not For Profit Corporation

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