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National Public Gardens Day

National Public Gardens Day

May 11, 2018

8:00am - 12:00pm

National Public Gardens Day is an annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens to raise awareness of our important role in promoting environmental stewardship, plant and water conservation, green space and education in communities nationwide.

Friday, May 11, 2018

8:00am • Bird Walk
with Frank Sterrett, Local Birder and leader of Member Bird Walks
Meet at Welcome Center

9:00am-12:00pm • Growing Native Plants Q & A
with Propagator Bob and UCR Master Gardeners
Discovery Center

9:30am • Garden Tour – Native Plants
with Mack Nash, Gardens Supervisor
Meet at Welcome Center

9:30-11:30am • Date Chat and Taste
with Federico Vargas and Gilbert Ochoa, Collections Gardeners
Palm Garden

10:30am • Garden Tour – Native Pollinators
with Mark Reeder, Collections Gardener
Meet at Discovery Center

11:00am • Garden Tour – Madagascar Garden
with Kirk Anderson, Curator of Gardens
Meet at Welcome Center

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