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Great Big Thank You to the North Coast Church Leaders and Volunteers

Great Big Thank You to the North Coast Church Leaders and Volunteers

A true miracle happened last weekend at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens. A large group of over 200 kind, hardworking, and giving Church volunteers from the North Coast Church descended upon our Gardens and transformed them. The church members took on multiple tasks of weeding 14 acres, spreading mulch, building a...

8 Amazing Open Gardens! Experience Spring In A New Way!

Spring in San Diego is like that scene in the Wizard of Oz when everything changes from black and white to technicolor. Vibrant shades appear on budding flowers, bushes and trees. It's nature's biggest show, and you don't want to miss it. Alta Vista Botanical Gardens  1270 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, CA 92084 Admission...

Dig In! A Peek inside a Kids in the Garden Class

Sunshine peeped through clouds as fourteen happy families gathered around Farmer Jones for the eagerly anticipated March 13th Kids in the Garden class. Following COVID protocols, the class was divided into two sessions so families could sit at separate tables and everyone had worn colorful & garden themed masks. Kids...

Ordinary Rocks, Extraordinary Messages

Gardens are good for our bodies and minds. On Sunday November 30, thirty five rocks were designed and painted amidst the sweet smells of lemongrass.  Large smooth round river rocks, flat triangular-shaped, smaller and larger rocks. Ordinary river rocks for a not so ordinary purpose.  By the end of the...

Fun Things To Do In San Diego – San Diego Reader

Fun Things To Do Issue June 5, 2019 Pump tracks, waterfalls, footgolf, Stonewall Peak, geocaching, ukelele jams, Cameron Crowe, circus center, Otay Lake kayaking Stroll among the art and plants at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens Photograph by Sydney Prather Alta Vista Botanical Gardens 1270 Vale Terrace Drive Vista Discover Alice’s...

Explore San Diego: Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

June 6, 2019 SAN DIEGO —Thirteen acres filled with something to see and do for people of all ages. Moms know about this special place. Children love it. Yet it’s still one of San Diego’s best-kept secrets. Alta Vista, near downtown Vista, is different than other botanical gardens in town.“It’s not as polished, it’s a...

Planting the Seeds of Inspiration – L’Chaim

Eva Trieger In the last 10 years, I have driven right by this hidden gem a handful of times, completely unaware that such a divine place existed. But recently, I was given a tour by a delightful couple who were instrumental in growing (pardon the pun) the Alta Vista Botanical...