Garden Beautification





Calling all volunteer gardeners!

I. Garden dates for Saturdays in October 2016

All dates are from 9 a.m. to noon

Saturday, October 1: Bamboo Garden, with Mary Cozza.
Saturday, October 8: Subtropical Fruit Garden, with June Andersen
Saturday, October 15: Annual Fall Plant Sale, no gardening today
Saturday, October 22:  Cactus and Succulent Show, no gardening today
Saturday, October 29:  Family Fall Festival, no gardening today

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, theolderbear@att.netand Mary Cozza,
  3. California Natives (CA Gardenscapes): Kay Worley, kcworley46@aol.comand Amy Freeman,
  4. Hamilton Children’s Garden: Charlie Garren,
  5. Herb Garden: Faith Meakin,, Kathy Anderson,
  6.   Incredible Edibles: Greg Hunter,
  7. Larabee Beds: Sally Sandler,
  8. Lawn Garden: Dianna Burke,
  9. Lawn House Garden: Sally Sandler, and Deirdre Swansen,
  10. Mediterranean Garden: Linda Stewart,
  11. Mexican Garden: Shari Harrold,, Barb Osthaus,, and Karen May,
  12. New World Desert Garden and Old World Desert Garden: Peter Jones,, Sally Willis,, and Will Willis,
  13. Overlook Succulent Garden: Harriet Halpern,, Sharon Metz,
  14. Seeds of Wonder: Sally Sandler,
  15. South African Garden: Susan Starr,
  16. Subtropical Fruit Garden: June Andersen, 760-729-3501
  17. Succulent Demonstration Garden: To be determined
  18. Topiaries: Margaret Jones,, and Linda Wagner,
  19. Undersea Succulent Garden: Margaret Jones, and Pam Jara,
  20. Walled Garden: Susan Kartzke,

(New World and Old World Desert Gardens have been combined in leadership; Permaculture has been removed from the list.)

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