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Mike will teach you how to successfully graft plumeria from his ten years of experience.

Sunday, August 27, 2023, 10 am – 12 noon

Only 10 tickets for this up-close experience.

Atkinson Plumeria Farm, 5239 Alzeda Dr, La Mesa CA 91941

Mike Atkinson has been grafting plumerias for over 10 years and will teach you the basics of successfully grafting plumerias and why to do it in this small, interactive workshop environment. He’ll not only teach you what to do, but he’ll show you, as well.

This class is held in an in-person, intimate setting on Atkinson Plumeria Farm in our open, shaded classroom. This is a rain-or-shine event.

What to bring:

  • Water bottle (refills provided)
  • Pen
  • Clipboard
  • Close-toed shoes
  • Aloha spirit

Check-in begins 15 minutes before the event starts. Please give yourself enough time to arrive, park, and get a seat, as the event will begin promptly at the start time.

Price: $45 – limited tickets available!

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If a class is sold out, email us with your phone and preferred class time to be placed on a waitlist.

Cancellations accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Eventbrite ticket fees will be deducted (around 8%).


Mike has been growing plumerias with his wife Stacy on San Diego’s Mt Helix for over 25 years. The PBS program “A Growing Passion” featured Mike and his farm on their Emmy-winning episode about plumerias. He has taught plumeria workshops in Southern California (San Diego Horticultural Society, San Diego Botanic Garden, Master Gardeners, plus many garden clubs and nurseries), all US plumeria societies, and the International Plumeria Conference in Florida. He is a longtime volunteer and speaker with the Southern California Plumeria Society, has authored many articles, and has been interviewed many times, including by the Los Angeles Times.