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Growing Balboa Park

New year, new jewels

Posted: February 3rd, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Growing Balboa Park | No Comments

By Reema Makani Boccia | Growing Balboa Park  Every new year can bring reflection on the past, and setting goals for the year ahead. If getting to know your backyard park — aka Balboa Park — is one of your resolutions, take a stroll through the grounds and check out a few new things Friends […]

Who’s your inspiration?

Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Columnists, Featured, Growing Balboa Park | No Comments

By Ann Wilson | Growing Balboa Park The many institutions and organizations within Balboa Park would not be as successful as they are today without the dedication and support of their volunteers. Friends of Balboa Park was founded by a group of volunteers who wanted to help maintain Balboa Park and all its beauty and leave […]

Summer in the park

Posted: June 3rd, 2016 | Columnists, Featured, Growing Balboa Park | No Comments

By Ann Wilson | Growing Balboa Park Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy Balboa Park on these sunny days and long, balmy evenings. In addition to all the usual exhibits, performances and events in the park each and every day, there are special events that only happen in the summertime.

Spring in the park

Posted: April 1st, 2016 | Columnists, Featured, Growing Balboa Park | No Comments

By Ann Wilson | Growing Balboa Park It’s spring! I do believe this is my favorite time of the year in Balboa Park. The gardens are at their colorful best, daylight lasts longer and the throngs of summer visitors have not yet arrived. I urge you to take advantage of the season and take a […]

Adopt-A-Plot

Posted: February 5th, 2016 | Columnists, Featured, Growing Balboa Park | No Comments

Beautifying Balboa Park one garden at a time By Lucy Warren | Growing Balboa Park Balboa Park is world famous for its beautiful gardens. In fact, the 1915 Panama California Exposition was billed as a “Garden Fair.” People came from all over the country and all over the world to marvel at San Diego’s climate and […]