Welcome to the Northern California Chapter of the Mediterranean Garden Society’s website. We are affiliated with the Mediterranean Garden Society based in Greece. Members of that society are members of this branch and are entitled to attend our activities and receive our newsletter.

If you are curious about this society further, please visit the main website at for more information about the society and how to join.

These pages contain local event information and notes from past events, plus some interesting links to related topics.

If you are a member, please make sure to send your latest email and/or street address as well as your first and last name to This will of course be kept completely private. Please be sure to add to your safe senders list as well.

We've got a page on Facebook! We post photos of plants and other things of interest to our members and you.

Jean-Pierre Bouchez
Branch Head

Upcoming Events:

Leucadendron blooms

Greenhouse Tour at UC Santa Cruz Arboretum with Martin Grantham: Feb. 9, 2019

One of the best times to visit the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanical Garden is in winter, when the Australian and South African shrubs are in bloom. As a bonus, we’ve arranged for a special tour of the greenhouses with Greenhouse Manager Martin Grantham.

Volunteer to help maintain the Lake Merritt Mediterranean Garden

Recent Events:

Cheryl Renshaw,
Apr 8, 2012, 4:56 PM