Garden Clubs & Groups

Graton Community Club

8896 Graton Rd, Graton
707-829-5314
gratoncommunityclub.org
ANnual Spring Flower Show and Plant Sale April 26 and 27, 9am-4pm FREE admission. Floral displays, plant sale, crafts and homemade gifts, white elephant, raffle, live music. Lunch served 11 am – 2 pm, $10.  Homemade desserts & coffee all day, $5, wine $5.

The Friends of Vintage Roses

thefriendsofvintageroses.org
We own and maintain historic roses from the “Lowery-Robinson” collection, currently located in Sebastopol. Rosarians world-wide consider the collection to be one of the most comprehensive multiple-class collections of old roses ever assembled. Roses in the collection have been the source of propagation material provided to numerous public rose gardens. Membership helps in the conservation of this precious resource. May 18: Rosalia—A Rose Festival a gathering of rose lovers, a discovery about roses, their history and how to grow them, a sale of rare roses and companion plants, an adornment with roses at Wischemann Hall, 465 Morris St., Sebastopol from 11 am until 3 pm.

 

 

Redwood Empire Rose Society

redwoodempirerosesociety.com
Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center (LBAGC)
2050 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa
We are a chapter of the American Rose Society in Santa Rosa, California. We meet on the 3rd Thursday the following months;  February, March, April, September, and October at 7:00 pm. May and July at 5:30 pm in the Garden. June and November Potluck at 6 pm. We hold a Pruning Demonstration in January on the 2nd Saturday, 9 am to 1 pm.
Meeting are held at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center (LBAGC) at 2050 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa CA 95405.

May 4, 2019  – Rose Show and Rose Plant sale to benefit the rose garden at 2050 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa, CA.  The rose garden is maintained by the rose society.  Rose plants for sale are the latest introductions of roses.  Open to the public at 1 PM. Entries by the public for the rose show are accepted starting at 7 AM to 9:30  AM

 

CropMobsters

sfbay.cropmobster.com
CropMobster is an online community-based exchange system for the trade and exchange items within the food and agricultural space. CropMobster SF Bay is focused on providing a locally based community for hunger relievers, tackle food waste and build our “farm-to-fork” economy in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Petaluma Bounty

1500 Petaluma Blvd. South • Petaluma
707-775-3663
petalumabounty.org
Healthy food for everyone. through collaboration, education and promoting self-reliance. Our vision is To grow a thriving local food system where consumers make informed decisions; farmers make a decent living while prioritizing ecological stewardship of the land; and all people – regardless of income – have access to healthy food. We push beyond the immediate demands of hunger relief toward community food security (and hunger prevention) with programming that expands our community’s capacity to feed each other today and into the future.

Windsor Certified Farmers Market

Corner of Market St. & McClelland Dr.
Windsor Town Green
707-838-5947
Windsorfarmersmarket.com
The Windsor Farmers Market opens on Sunday, April 8th from 10-1 on the picturesque Windsor Town Green. Watch for plant starts in the Spring in addition to local produce, preserved foods, crafts, Brunch, BBQ and Live music. Shop weekly for fresh fish, cage-free chicken, local grass-fed meats, honey, eggs, baked goods, mushrooms, artisan cheeses, nuts, oils, vinegars, fermented veggies and more.

Santa Rosa Iris Society

http://santarosairis.org/
srcairis@gmail.com
The purpose of the Santa Rosa Iris Society, A.I.S. and Region 14, shall be to stimulate and foster interest in the study, propagation and culture of the genus Iris; all Bearded Irises, Aril Irises, Spurias, Siberians, Japanese, Louisianas, Californicae, and Species Irises.
The Santa Rosa Iris Society meets the second Monday of each month February thru October at 7 p at Luther Burbank Art & Garden Cntr., 2050 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa.

Sep 7 ~ 9-3p – Bare Root Iris Rhizome SALE ~ Revenues support the educational iris display garden at Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, and the Society’s “Irises for Schools Classroom Iris” Projects.

Sep 10-12~ 9-9p – Heirloom Expo BOOTH, Sonoma County Fair Grounds 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa INFO: santarosairis.org

Community Soil Foundation

422 Larkfield Center #221, Santa Rosa (mailing address)
450 Noonan Ranch Lane, Santa Rosa (physical address)
http://communitysoil.org
Community Soil Foundation cultivates the wellness of Sonoma County communities by offering land-based education, creating access to organic produce, and regenerating native habitat and natural resources. At the Larkfield Community Garden, we conduct garden-based and nutrition education to youth and adults and provide a gathering space for community members to reconnect and spend time with their family, friends and neighbors. We also promote environmental stewardship through habitat restoration and watershed protection. Working with various partners such as Mark West School and Sonoma County Regional Parks, we also sell affordable, fresh organic produce at a farm stand and donate a portion of the yield to local food banks. Come visit the garden anytime – it is public land open to everyone – or lend a helping hand during our monthly volunteer work days on the third Saturday of each month from 10am-2pm.

Sebastopol Fuchsia Society

415-892-5808
Gerri Crane President
www.facebook.com/groups/Sebastopolfuchsiafriends
Meet at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St. Sebastopol the 4th Friday of every month 11-1p General Public is welcome to the meetings. Field trips, cuttings and great friends!

Sonoma County Orchid Society

707-585-1912
www.sonomaorchids.com
Kathie Hile: jph.kah@gmail.com
Sonoma County Orchid Society Meetings: Our club meets the second Tuesday of each month, except September and December, at 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Rosa Veterans Building, 1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa, 95404. Each month we have a guest speaker, orchids for sale and an orchid raffle. Guests are always welcome.
March 30 & 31 ~ Educational Orchid Exposition & Sale – 10a to 5p sat – to 4p Sunday
Santa Rosa Vets Building, 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa. Admission $8

Windsor Garden Club

P.O. Box 892, Windsor
707-931-GROW (4769)
www.windsorgardenclub.org
Aan active club whose members share a love of gardening and community. If you want to put your gardening mojo into overdrive, swap and share plants, learn how to make beautiful seasonal bouquets from your yard, or just volunteer in a beautiful outdoor environment– we are your club. Club activities include: Management of Windsor’s 72 bed organic Town Green Community Garden with a volunteer workday every 2nd Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm, Windsor Garden Club General Meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Windsor Senior Center located at 9231 Foxwood Drive  (excluding August, November and December) ,  4 free Seasonal Floral Design Workshops in 2019 for club members( led by Flourish Floral Design’s, Mary Robledo), Free Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Kid’s activities at the Windsor Farmer’s Market, and our Spring Plant and Veggie Start Sale on April 14th, and our Succulent Topped Pumpkin Sale on October 27th. We are also supporters of college students through our SRJC Scholarship Fund and our Town Green Community Garden Grant.

Western Hills Garden

16250 Coleman Valley Rd, Occidental
(1.3 miles from the corner of Bohemian Hwy and Coleman Valley Rd)
707-872-5463
Chris@westernhillsgarden.com
www.westernhillsgarden.com
A three-acre of beautiful garden and nursery in the redwoods. Visit our website for complete information. We offer a good selection of rare plants from the garden that are available for purchase. We are open for tours and plant sales on Saturdays from 10am – 4pm during the Spring and Summer months or by appt Tues and Thurs all year. $15 fee per person for a self-guided tour of our gardens.

Community Seed Exchange

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
500 Robinson Rd., Sebastopol
www.CommunitySeedExchange.org
We are a grassroots community seed bank that supports Sonoma County gardeners with free, open-pollinated, locally grown, pesticide- and GMO-free seeds. All gardeners with or without seeds to share are welcome to come check out our over 200 varieties of seed! We gather the last Saturday of the month (except Nov & Dec) to work in the seed garden, share seed and learn about seed saving. Free monthly classes. Check website for details Our seed library has over 200 varieties of locally grown seed available free to gardeners.

Valley of the Moon Garden Club

Located in Sonoma Valley
P.O. Box 501, Vineburg, CA 95487
707-935-8986
vom-garden-club.org

An educational and fun atmosphere to promote gardening, encourage drought tolerant and native landscaping, protect our natural habitats, and emphasize organic practices. Meetings with informative speakers are held the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 P.M., except July, September, and December (when members-only parties are held) at Burlingame Hall, First Congregational Church, 252 W. Spain Street, Sonoma. Includes a plant raffle and complimentary refreshments. Free to members, $5 for guests.

Spring (May 11 at the Sonoma Community Center, 276 E Napa St, Sonoma) and Fall Plant sales with hundreds of vegetables, perennials, pollinator plants, succulents, with Master Gardeners and club members to assist and answer questions. See website for dates and location. Share with your friends!

UC Master Gardener Program of Sonoma County

133 Aviation Blvd. Ste 109, Santa Rosa:
(707) 565-2608
M-F 8-12 & 1-4
email: mgsonoma@ucanr.edu
www.sonomamg.ucanr.edu
Master Gardeners are volunteers trained and certified by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) in the fields of gardening and horticulture providing information and technical assistance to gardeners. New garden sense series resumes.

Sonoma County Herb Association

Barbara Jean (BJ) Avery, Director
707-824-1447
Email: herbexch@sonic.net
www.sonomaherbs.org
We are a group of educators, practitioners, medicine makers, growers, and students whose mission is to foster respect for the green world and our community through the responsible use and sustainable cultivation of herbs. SCHA hosts the Sonoma County Herb Exchange, a clearinghouse of top quality, locally grown medicinal herbs. All herbs are grown according to organic protocol. We hold educational events monthly (3rd Wednesday of the Month Speaker Series) and host plant sales and other plant-based gatherings throughout the year. Follows us on Facebook and Instagram, and/or join our mailing list for updates on events and seasonally available fresh medicinal herbs.

School Garden Network of Sonoma County

707-861-0593
info@schoolgardens.org
www.schoolgardens.org
Supports and promotes sustainable garden and nutrition-based learning programs in Sonoma County schools, connects school communities with fresh, locally grown foods, and provides a forum for exchanging information and resources.

Santa Rosa Garden Club

707-537-6885
gardenclubevents@yahoo.com
www.santarosagardenclub.com
The vision of the Santa Rosa Garden Club is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, horticulture and floriculture among the membership and the general public and to promote and participate in the restoration, improvement, and protection of the environment through programs and actions in civil improvement and conservation. SRGC meets on the 4th Monday (September through May) at Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa, Santa Rosa at 1 PM.
Apr 27 – Annual Plant Sale – 9 AM to 2 PM RAIN OR SHINE at the Luther Burbank Art & Garden Center. Propagated plants from members gardens, succulents, and gently-used garden items will be for sale.

Petaluma Garden Club

PO Box 2901, Petaluma, California
lavateraladies@yahoo.com
www.petalumagardenclub.org
facebook.com/pg/Lavateraladies/
The Petaluma Garden Club meets on the second Monday from September through June at the Petaluma Veterans Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South, Petaluma. Registration, coffee, tea, and a snack begins @ 9:30am. The Plant Table opens with member-generated plants at bargain prices.  There are sign-ups for Trips and Tours.  One can buy raffle tickets for member donated garden items and decorations. Business Meeting @ 10:00am; Educational Program @ 11:00am. At 12:00 we call the raffle winners and door prizes.  By 12:15 the remaining plants go on sale for 1/2 off. Everyone is Welcome! The public is welcome to attend for no cost, however, after three meetings, one is asked to join the club.  Dues are currently $60 a year plus $5 for the yearbook. The purpose of this Club is: to create a wider knowledge of plants; to increase and stimulate a general interest in gardening; to beautify the community; to organize programs and exhibits that shall be both educational and inspirational to all its members. Plants sales are student and volunteer-run with all proceeds going toward Horticulture Student Scholarships.
April 6 – Annual Plant Sale – 9 AM to 2 PM RAIN OR SHINE! 1151 Magnolia Ave, Petaluma

Men’s Garden Club of Santa Rosa

President: Shirley Juul
Email:  calkook2@gmail.com
Club webpage: http://californiagardenclubs.com/MensGCSantaRosa
We meet the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7 pm in the Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center, 2050 Yulupa Ave in Santa Rosa. 2019 Plant Sales: Sat. Apr 13 & Sun. Apr 14 9am – 5pm in Coddingtown Mall, Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa. ALSO on March 15 – 17 at the Home & Garden Show at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa. Many varieties of geraniums and approximately 50 varieties of tomatoes. Plus many varieties of succulents, both individual and dish gardens.

iGROW SONOMA

igrowsonoma.org
We provide information and encouragement for people to grow their own fruit and vegetables – inspire people to create neighborhood garden groups and new community gardens, and help people find local sources of healthy food. See BLOG postings on seasonal garden topics at igrowsonoma.org/blog., as well as the garden-related events calendar.

Healdsburg Garden Club

Healdsburggardenclub.org
A volunteer organization that meets at the Villa Chanticleer Annex, 1248 N. Fitch Mountain Rd. Check website calendar for meeting dates, times, and programs.
2019 Plant & Craft Sale: Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Healdsburg Senior Living Community, 725 Grove St, Healdsburg. All plants have been cultivated or propagated from members’ gardens. A wide variety of interesting, well-priced and well-maintained plants will be available. Heirloom tomatoes will be featured. The Crafts include artifacts to accent your garden. Come early for the best selection.  Proceeds from the sale enable the Club to raise money for the Scholarship Fund awarded to qualified graduates of Healdsburg High School, Geyserville High School, and Santa Rosa Junior College.

Green Thumb Garden Club

Bett Carlson, President
707-894-0709
Meets 4th Wed of the month @ 1pm Oct ~ Apr featuring a garden-related topic speaker at Clover Springs Lodge, 210Red Mountain Drive, Cloverdale. A field trip is planned for May. Alternative events in Dec. May. June. Plant Sale: April 20 at 9a-2p in the Cloverdale Ace Hardware Parking Lot, 750 S Cloverdale Blvd.

Daily Acts

P.O. Box 293, Petaluma
707-789-9664
www.dailyacts.org
Check website for complete listing of community projects and opportunities to volunteer. Free classes include greywater, rainwater catchment, and lawn-to-lunch transformations. Also available for garden design consultations at your home, with a focus on edible, habitat providing, and water-wise plants.

Milo Baker Chapter of the California Native Plant Society

www.milobaker.cnps.org
Mailing address: P.O. Box 892 Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Email co-president: leiagia@gmail.com
Check website for meeting times and dates.
 Membership is open to all. We have classes, hold plant sales, and encourage the environmental benefits of gardening with native plants. General meetings: The third Tuesday of each month (except for July and August)  at the Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center at 2050 Yulupa Street in Santa Rosa at 7:30 PM.  The meetings include speakers and presentations of floral interest.  Our nursery at the Laguna Foundation is up and running! California Native Plant Society- Milo Baker Chapter has two plant sales each year. In 2019 these sales will be at our new nursery. Put the dates on your calendar. 2019 PLANT SALES: May 4, 2019, 10am-2pm and Oct. 12, 9am-1pm NEW LOCATION: AT OUR NURSERY at Laguna Foundation 900 SANFORD RD, Santa Rosa