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About Us

The Point Loma Garden Club was founded in 1961 and federated in 1969. We are a group of community-minded gardeners, landscapers and floral designers who welcome all plant lovers to our meetings and activities.

Point Loma Garden Club is a member of:

    • National Garden Clubs, Inc.
    • Pacific Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc.
    • Palomar District of California
    • Garden Clubs, Inc.
    • San Diego Botanic Garden Foundation
    • San Diego Floral Association, Inc.
    • San Diego Horticultural Society
    • Point Loma Association

Our Officers:

Presidents: Gail Trimble and Audrey Clark

First Vice President Programs:  Gail Avants and Rise Smith

Second Vice President Membership:  Cherie Abrahms and Janet Nees

Third Co-Vice President Ways & Means:  Melinda Medina

Secretary:  Rhonda Muir

Treasurer:  Linda Staton

Historian:  Maureen McGrath

Parliamentarian:  Melinda Medina

From our Co-Presidents:

It is our honor to be the Co-Presidents of our Garden Club. The Club members are a group of fun-loving, friendly and vivacious gardeners who love being together, sharing their knowledge,  learning new things and socializing.  Like all good clubs, ours is committee-driven, so, have fun and get involved.

Gail Trimble and Audrey Clark

Club Activities

Monthly Meetings

The Point Loma Garden Club hosts local, national and international speakers at each meeting including member-provided refreshments and brunch. Meetings are held at the Portuguese Hall, a full-service community meeting and event space.


Educational, entertaining and hands-on workshops are held throughout the year. Occasionally a small fee is charged to cover materials expenses.

Annual Plant Sale

& Garden Marketplace

Our club hosts an annual plant sale featuring varied and unusual plants propagated by our members.

In some years our club hosts a free community flower show. Master Gardeners, art, and educational exhibits are often included with these events.

Holiday Tea & Bazaar

Holiday decorations and crafts are for sale, created by PLGC members. Come find the perfect table centerpieces, wreaths, and swags for your home as well as gifts for family and friends.

Field Trips

Club members plan and participate in an annual bus tour and field trips. The annual trip is a day tour to regional growers and gardens.

Participating Activities

  • December Nights on the Prado at Balboa Park
  • SD Museum of Art “Art Alive” Floral Design

Community Service & Philanthropy

    • Point Loma Association Jacaranda Tree on Rosecrans
    • Providing Floral Designs to Point Loma Hervey Library
    • “Penny Pines” Cleveland National Forest Restoration
    • Point Loma Fire Department Station 22 Plants for Landscaping New Fire Station
    • Petal Pushers: provide floral arrangements to Seniors served by Meals on Wheels and senior centers
    • Schools with Gardens: Ocean Beach Elementary, Cabrillo Elementary
    • Southwestern College Scholarships for Floral Design Students
    • Wreaths Across America
    • Point Loma Native Plant Garden

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Contact Point Loma Garden Club:

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 6382
San Diego, CA  92166-6382

Point Loma Garden Club is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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