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Established in 1928, the Roseville Better Gardens Club is an award winning, nonprofit educational organization affiliated with California Garden Clubs, Inc.   The club’s objectives are to promote, create and further interest in amateur gardening, plant life, conservation and wildlife.   Join one of the oldest garden clubs in California, learn about gardening, meet new gardening friends and have fun!   As of June 1, 2022, we have 61 members and growing.

The Roseville Better Gardens Club membership offers:

  • Monthly meetings with knowledgeable program speakers
  • Informative horticultural presentations
  • Community service activities and funds awarded to non-profit groups for horticulture, conservation and wildlife projects
  • Special field trips, tours, workshops and activities
  • Sharing of gardening information and techniques
  • Monthly newsletters
  • Annual scholarships to college students pursuing a horticulture-related degree   (click on Scholarship link above for more information)

GENERAL MEETINGS:  (Note change in meeting days to 3rd Wednesday of each month from September to May; no meetings held during the summer)

  • 2022 – 2023 General Meeting Dates*
    • September 21, 2022 (Wednesday)
    • October 19, 2022 (Wednesday)
    • November 16, 2022 (Wednesday)
    • January 18, 2023 (Wednesday)
    • February 15, 2023 (Wednesday)
    • March 15, 2023 (Wednesday)
    • April 19, 2023 (Wednesday)
    • May 17, 2023 (Wednesday)
  • Where: Maidu Community Center – 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661(off of Rocky Ridge Drive between Douglas Boulevard and Cirby Way)
  • Time:     Doors open at 12:30 PM; meetings 1:00 – 3:00 PM


  • Membership dues are currently $30 per person or $45 for two people in the same household.
  • If you would like to become a member, please contact ANITA URIE, Membership Chair, at (916) 774-2816 or email:
Ongoing and NEW Community Service Projects:
  • Food Bank Donations – Orangevale – Fair Oaks Food Bank
  • Maidu Park Clean – Up each Fall
  • Acres of Hope

Ongoing Projects:

  • Blue Star Memorial
  • Penny Pines Conservation Program
  • Annual Maidu Park Clean-up; Orangevale-Fair Oaks Food Bank & Farm
  • Sponsored Youth Projects – Schoolyard Habitat Project at the Discovery Club, Green Oaks Fundamental Elementary in Orangevale, CA
  • Members’ Garden Tour
  • Opportunity Table at General Meetings
  • Monthly Programs and Tours
  • CGCI President’s Project
  • Great Backyard Bird Count
  • The Petal Connection
  • Acres of Hope Prayer Garden and vegetable garden
Ways & Means Activities:  
  • Creative garden art made by members
  • Plant/Boutique and Opportunity Table at General Meetings
  • Workshops for members and guests and special tours
  • For more information on RBGC, please contact Pam Thompson, President at (916) 995-3114 or email:
  • Follow our club Facebook page for gardening information and updates on our club projects and activities: Search “Roseville Better Gardens Club, Roseville, CA”

*  The June meeting is typically held off-site for the Installation and Awards Lunch and NOT held at Maidu Community Center.   The meeting dates may be changed due to a holiday (November/December).   The club does not have regular meetings or scheduled member activities in July or August.


Updated 6/17/2022