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California Friendly Landscape Workshop

Learn six ways to become a more waterwise gardener during this free and information-packed presentation. Topics will cover Right Plant, Right Place, Using Rainwater as a Resource and Managing Irrigation. Bring questions about your own landscape to these gardening experts!
Class is FREE but seating is limited. To reserve your spot for an upcoming class please call (760) 435-5800 or email

Visit California Friendly Landscape Workshops for more information and a full list of available classes.


Home Depot Plant Fair

Location: The Home Depot located at 5755 Mission Ave.

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015

Time: 8:00 am  12:00 pm


Did you miss our event on March 14 at the Vista Way Home Depot? No problem, visit us at the Mission Avenue Home Depot in Oceanside on May 30 and receive discounts on select varieties of low-water-use plants, play at the FREE Kid's Workshop, and get low-water-use landscape design ideas from Home Depot experts!

For more information and a full list of plant fairs offered throughout SD county, please visit here.


WaterSmart Landscape Makeover Workshop Series

A FREE series of four workshops that gives homeowners the basic hands-on skills necessary to turn a traditional turf yard into a beautiful, water saving, California-friendly landscape. Includes one-on-one consultations with professional designers and a site visit to your property to measure the turf area. A scaled, blank site plan of your turf removal area is provided at no charge.

Seating is limited.  Advance registration is required. Classes are kept small, so register today!
For more information: Landscape Makeover
Click here to reserve your spot today!

Home Grown Gardening Classes

Home Grown Gardening classes, provided by AgriService, were developed to help homeowners learn how to garden and grow food in their own yards or community gardens. The classes are held at the El Corazon Compost Facility or the El Corazon Senior Center on the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:00 am.
Click here for more information and class schedule.

El Cajon Conservation Garden Classes

The El Cajon Conservation Garden offers a variety of classes and events to help you learn to be more water-wise! Some upcoming events include the Spring Garden Festival on April 25, the Butterfly Festival on May 9, a Composting Workshop on May 16, and a Growing and Caring for Water-Saving fruit trees class on May 23. 

Free Garden tours are also given every Saturday at 10:00 am.

Click here for more information about the garden and a full list of classes!