In the Garden,
A Blog

By The AVBG Team

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Dig In! A Peek inside a Kids in the Garden Class
23Mar

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

Ordinary Rocks, Extraordinary Messages
18Feb

Ordinary Rocks, Extraordinary Messages

Gardens are good for our bodies and minds. On Sunday November 30, thirty five rocks were designed and painted amidst

What Is Your Favorite Spot In San Diego? – San Diego Union-Tribune
10Feb

What Is Your Favorite Spot In San Diego? – San Diego Union-Tribune

By U-T Letters June 7, 2019 What is San Diego County’s most underappreciated attraction? What is your favorite local spot

Fun Things To Do In San Diego – San Diego Reader
10Feb

Fun Things To Do In San Diego – San Diego Reader

Fun Things To Do IssueJune 5, 2019 Pump tracks, waterfalls, footgolf, Stonewall Peak, geocaching, ukelele jams, Cameron Crowe, circus center,

Explore San Diego: Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
10Feb

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

Planting the Seeds of Inspiration – L’Chaim
10Feb

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

An Ambassador to the Garden
10Feb

An Ambassador to the Garden

Ed FitzgeraldNovember 1, 1939 – October 14, 2020 The white El Camino pulls up and parks at the top of

Lia Strell: An Abundance of Creativity
10Feb

Lia Strell: An Abundance of Creativity

Lia Strell is an artist, film maker and activist. She also feels a deep connection to gardens; the rich soil,

The Gift of a Garden
10Feb

The Gift of a Garden

At the top of Alta Vista Botanical Gardens is a house. It was built by Paul and Martha Smitgen. Paul