Garden Beautification





I.Garden beautification dates for Saturdays in December 2014

All dates are from 9 a.m. to noon

Saturday, Dec. 6:           Bamboo (Barry Martin and Rick Traficant)
Saturday, Dec. 13:         Subtropical Fruit Garden (June Andersen)
Saturday, Dec. 20:         Location to be announced (organized by Sally Sandler) 
Saturday, Dec. 27:         No gardening due to holidays: See you again in 2015!


II. Wednesdays

Remember that team captains are present to supervise volunteer gardeners most Wednesday mornings in many locations, usually beginning at 9 a.m. Some are also present Wednesday afternoons. These dates will also be posted on the SDBG docent/volunteer website at , in the Admissions/Welcome Center booth, and at the Visitors Center. If at any time you are unsure about where gardening is taking place, please inquire at the Admissions/Welcome Center booth.

III. Roster of Current Team Captains

  1. Australian Garden: Robert Kopfstein, 
  2. Bamboo Garden: Barry Martin, and Rick Traficant,
  3. California Natives (CA Gardenscapes): Shari Harrold, and Kay Worley,
  4. Hamilton Children’s Garden: Charlie Garren,
  5. Herb Garden: Peggy Bruce,, and Faith Meakin,
  6. Larabee Beds: Sally Sandler,
  7. Lawn Garden: Dianna Burke,
  8. Lawn House GardenSally Sandler,
  9. Mediterranean Garden: Linda Stewart,
  10. Mexican Garden: Bob Hinostro, (on Thursday afternoons, 1:30 p.m.)
  11. New World Desert Garden: Bill Searles,
  12. Overlook Succulent Garden: Marilyn Nelson,
  13. Old World Desert Garden: Peter Jones,
  14. Permaculture Garden and Incredible Edibles: Joie Reavis,, and Ruth Eustance,
  15. Seeds of Wonder: Lynne McCall,
  16. South African Garden: Susan Starr,
  17. Subtropical Fruit Garden: June Andersen, 760-729-3501
  18. Succulent Demonstration Garden: Fran Hinostro,, (on Thursdays,1:30 p.m.)
  19. Topiaries: Margaret, Marsha Rafter,, and Linda Wagner,
  20. Undersea Succulent Garden: Margaret Jones, and Pam Jara,
  21. Walled Garden: Susan Kartzke,

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