The San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) welcomes all ages to their exciting upcoming spring events. SDBG’s Spring Garden Festival and Tomatomania event, which runs from March 14 to 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., features a wide variety of herbs, plants, bromeliads, garden art, and tomatoes. Garden experts will be available to those looking for gardening advice on spring plantings, general garden care, and more. Live entertainment will be provided by Bob Ballentine and friends, and kids’ activities including a petting zoo and pony rides will be available as well. ArtFest 2015 will take place on April 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., drawing in artists, vendors, and locals alike. Highlights include an art demonstration, a fine art show, a quick draw contest, and an Asian art show. The fine art show contains over 20 artists who will be showcasing and selling their artwork. For more information about these events head to