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The Water Conservation Garden

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Well planned, diverse and informative garden. Learned a lit about what does and doesn't do well in... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
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Beautiful site to play with small children.

The garden is a great place to get ideas for your home or just enjoy a little walk through the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
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12122 Cuyamaca College Dr W, El Cajon, CA 92019-4317
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I went to review low water drought tolerant plants to redo my landscape. I was happy to see it's Not just cactus. There were people on hand that answered my questions and helped with some suggestions.

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Well planned, diverse and informative garden. Learned a lit about what does and doesn't do well in my area.

Thank Nita199
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The garden is a great place to get ideas for your home or just enjoy a little walk through the property. There are fun spots for small children like the dinosaur dig site and the water fountain. It's fun to seek butterflies in the flowers...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

As long time East County residents, we've seen The Water Conservation Garden grow and development over the years to become the amazing sensory treat it now is. If you want tranquility, it's here. If you're interested in California native plants, landscaping tips, or educational workshops,...More

Thank Pentaxian
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I had lived next to this botanical gem for over 10 years...and I did not know it! Now, it is a place where I go for walks or inspiration on what to plant in my garden. There is also a cute garden shop filled with...More

Thank Tizi B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

A nice place to get away from the city and traffic. So many plant varieties, quiet and enjoyable walk through the gardens, highly recommended!!

Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We wandered through this garden with our books & our dog. They had water bowls for her. Loved all the garden ideas and explanations. My favorite garden was the formal succulents.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I'm a bit mixed on how to rate this. All in all, it's not bad and it's essentially free. My wife and I enjoyed it, but then we are staying just a few miles away. We only took it in because we are planning to...More

Thank Travelin41126
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We went to just see the butterfly exhibit but were surprised how much more there was to this exhibit. It is an excellent place for kids (and adults) to learn about water conservation here in Southern California.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I attended a composting class put on by the Solana Center, and got to tour this beautiful garden of water conservation/landscaping ideas. Over 5 acres that you can stroll through on your own or with a guide. They have classes, a garden gift shop, butterflies...More

Thank marlicar
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