The Balboa Park Conservancy invites everyone to dig in for a hands-on virtual Plant It Forward event, celebrating the launch of the Garden Stewards volunteer initiative and the legacy of Kate Sessions. From May 1 to 8, 2021, this family-friendly series on climate-friendly garden stewardship will help budding gardeners of all ages “plant it forward” in their own backyard. All Plant It Forward instructional materials will be available free to the public on the Conservancy’s website and social media channels. Participants are invited to pick up a free narrow leaf milkweed plant or pomegranate sapling on select days and times at the Conservancy tent in Balboa Park's Plaza de Panama.

May 5, 4:00–6:00 p.m.May 7, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.May 8, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Plants are available for pickup on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last (limit one plant per household).


  • Starting Saturday, May 1st, 2021, repeats every day until Saturday, May 08, 2021 — all day



San Diego, CA


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