Victoria Stanton
Credit: Victoria Stanton

Please reference the table below to learn more about local garden societies and groups, their meeting schedules and contact information. These groups are vital resources in the community and we highly recommend reaching out if one suits your interests. Please contact the societies directly to confirm meeting schedule and location.

Local Societies and Clubs

Society/Club Meeting Schedule Contacts Website
South Coast African Violet and Gesneriad Society Call for meeting location and time For info call (409) 839-4725 or email office@avsa.org www.avsa.org
South Coast Fuchsia Society 2nd Monday of month 9:30 am to 12:00 pm For info call Marsha Hopwood @ (310) 374-3255  
Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society Call for meeting location and time For info call Nancy Feagans @ (310) 974-2666  
The Gardeneers Garden Club 2nd Thursday of month 9:30 am to 12:00 pm No meetings April, May, July, August For info call Gudy Kimmel @ (310) 530-2382  
American Begonia Society – Palos Verdes Branch 1st Monday of month – 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm For info call Carol Knight @ (310) 833-3466 www.begonias.org
South Coast Bonsai Association 4th Sunday of month – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm For info call Ken Ueda @ (310) 987-6345  
Las Gabrielinas 1st Monday of month 9:30 am to 12:30 pm No meetings in July, August For info call Judy Unrine @ (310) 378-0227 www.californiagardenclubs.org
South Bay Epiphyllum Society 2nd Tuesday of month 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm   www.epiphyllumsociety.org
Long Beach Garden Club Call for meeting location and time For info call Fran Woods (562) 429-5450  
California Native Plant Society South Coast Chapter 1st Monday of month 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm For info call David Berman @ (310) 650-9289 www.sccnps.org
Hermosa Garden Club Call for meeting location and time For info call Christine Robertson @ (310) 374-0669  
South Coast Cactus and Succulent Society 2nd Sunday of month – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm For info call Maria Capaldo @ (310) 346-6206 www.southcoastcss.org
South Bay Orchid Society 3rd Friday of month 7:00pm to 10:00pm For info call Arthur Hazboun @ (310) 995-1592 southbayorchidsociety.com
Costa Verde District – CA Garden Clubs, Inc. Call for meeting times  For info call Kitty Guzman @ (562) 428-6552 www.californiagardenclubs.org
Riviera Garden Club Call for meeting location and time For info call Geneva Martin @ (310) 378-9767  
South Coast Dahlia Society 3rd Tuesday of month 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm   www.dahlias.net
South Coast Rose Society 3rd Thursday of month 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm For info call Gloria Leinbach @ (310) 867-0967 www.southcoast-rosesociety.org
The Diggers Garden Club Call for meeting time and location For info call Joyce Nelson @ (310) 377-5315  
San Pedro Garden Club Call for meeting location and time For info call Jackie Domancich @ (310) 514-1860  
California Rare Fruit Growers 3rd Saturday of the month For info call Judy Daley @ (310) 357-0957 www.crfgsobay.org