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.

Bracey Tiede
Branch Head

Puya berteroniana - photo by Cheryl Renshaw

Upcoming Events:

  • Tilden Regional Park Botanic Garden - January 17, 2016
    Bart O’Brien, former head of Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, has returned to northern California to Tilden. He will share with us from his vast stores of knowledge of native plants and lead us on a walkabout, weather permitting.

Volunteer to help maintain the Lake Merritt Mediterranean Garden

Recent Events:

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