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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

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 beautiful new permanent entry kiosk, […]

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

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 $5 for adults, $3 for […]

The Coast News – Hit the Road: Enhanced Alta Vista Botanical Gardens a treat for all ages

The Coast News – Hit the Road: Enhanced Alta Vista

When we decided to take our 6-year-old grandson to Alta Vista Botanical Gardens in Vista, we were relatively ignorant about the 14-acre mini-park nestled within Brengle Terrace Park. It had been several years since our last visit, and we were delighted to find the gardens expanded and enriched. Largely the work of Vistans Todd Cure’ (landscape architect), […]

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

What Is Your Favorite Spot In San Diego? – San

By U-T Letters June 7, 2019 What is San Diego County’s most underappreciated attraction? What is your favorite local spot to share with visitors? Nancy B Jones, who works as the director of children’s programs at the Alta Vista Botanical Garden at Brengle Terrace Park in Vista, walks past a raptor sculpture by artist Ricardo […]

Fun Things To Do In San Diego – San Diego Reader

Fun Things To Do In San Diego – San Diego

Fun Things To Do IssueJune 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 Gardens1270 Vale Terrace DriveVista Discover Alice’s Hidden Tearoom, do Saturday morning yoga in the […]

Explore San Diego: Alta Vista Botanical Gardens

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 little more wild,” says Naomi […]

Planting the Seeds of Inspiration – L’Chaim

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 Gardens of Vista. Naomi and […]