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Armstrong Garden Centers, Rancho Penasquitos

9939 Carmel Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92129 Get Directions

Phone: 858-538-6062

Store Hours:

February 27th - June 30th 

Open Daily: 8:00am - 7:00pm


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Armstrong Garden Centers was voted #1 in San Diego's Best by the San Diego Union Tribune.

What a wonderful garden center! All of the employees are knowledgeable, helpful, and pleasant.  The environment is peaceful and always tidy. Thank you! – Karen G.

Continue to have wonderful experiences with knowledgeable and helpful people! – Sharon M.

This store is great. The employees are friendly and very helpful. – Sylvia H.

Class- Beneficial Bugs

Saturday, April 29, 8am

Beneficial insects are excellent garden helpers and now is the best time to introduce them into your garden. We'll show you which plants are best for maintaining these beneficiaries as well as what they do to help your garden flourish.

Note: Classes not held at Irvine Outlet or Morena.

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Class- Organic Gardening

Sunday, April 30, 9am

Armstrong's the one-stop nursery for everything you'll need to start and maintain an organic garden. Our class will focus on building soil health and problem-solving using organic products and techniques.

Note: Classes not held at Irvine Outlet or Morena.

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Class- Container Gardening


Saturday, May 6th at 8am

Everyone has space for container gardening! Now is the ideal plating time; let our experts show you everything you need to know. Huge selections of pottery and plants to get you started.

Note: Not available at Irvine outlet or Morena locations

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Event- Grilling in the Garden

Saturday, May 20th, Serving: 11am - 1pm

Enjoy a free, old-fashioned hot-dog-and-chips lunch at Armstrong. Top if off with an ice-cold soda while you shop our nurseries stocked with colorful plants and outdoor furniture in the latest styles. Food will be served between 11am until 1pm, while supplies last.

Note: not at Morena location

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Class- Rose Care


Saturday, May 27th at 8am

Act now to keep beautiful blooms coming all summer long. Armstrong experts will cover deadheading, feeding and general care for healthy roses.

Note: Not available at Irvine Outlet or Morena locations

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Class- Attracting Butterflies


Saturday, June 3rd at 9am

Provide a garden habitat for pollinators and you will get more flowers and larger harvests. Butterflies bring added beauty to your garden and help pollinate. Bring your backyard to life with their cheerful colors and beautiful motion. We can show you what works best for California.

Note: Not available at Irvine Outlet location

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Event- Butterfly Celebration

 

Saturday, June 3 All Day!

Join us for a free "nectar" beverage and sweet snack. While supplies last

Note: not available at Morena location

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Class- Growing Plumerias

Saturday, June 17th at 9am

Plumerias have arrived, and Armstrong's selection is unmatched. It's so easy to grow the Hawaiian lei flower. Learn basic care and techniques to keep your Plumeria healthy and blooming all summer.

Note: Not available at Irvine Outlet loation

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Growing Succulents & Cacti


Saturday, June 24th at 9am

Armstrong carries the best selection of architectural succulents in all shapes, colors, and textures. learn how to grow these low maintenance beauties. Perfect in a landscape, in containers or inside as a decorative accent.

Note: Not at Irvine Outlet location

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Local Schools
Armstrong Garden Centers, Rancho Penasquitos is proud to support Rolling Hills Elementary School, Innovations Academy Charter School and Wangenheim Middle School with our Grow Strong! School Gardening Program. Visit our school garden page to learn more. Visit our school garden page to learn more.

Free Garden Talks
Armstrong Garden Centers has garden experts that can come speak to your organization or group on nearly any garden topic. For more information please contact the store manager directly.