The Ramona Garden Club is now accepting grant applications from both non-profit and educational organizations located in and near Ramona. Objectives of those seeking grant funds should be to encourage further interest in horticulture and agriculture. Each application will be decided on it's own merit. There are no deadlines. Send your application to:
Ramona Garden Club
P.O. Box 1412,
Ramona, CA 92065.
Listed are projects the club is involved in throughout the year. If you are interested in any of these or have ideas for new projects please contact us.
1st Friday & 3rd Wednesday
Chandler Herb Garden -Our members maintain the Herb garden at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. We have planted native plants along with herbs for culinary and medical uses with the focus of inviting birds, bees and butterflies to this wonderful garden. We keep it looking beautiful for the park visitors to enjoy. Come join us and enjoy the sound of all the animals in the park while you work.
Chairperson: Debbie Gomez
In 2006, members started a community project to educate and inspire members and the public through plant collections which beautify Collier Park. We continue to plant and maintain a garden with natives and waterwise plants and trees. We installed a Blue Star Memorial to honor all service personnel. There is a Children's Garden to enjoy. All RGC members are welcome to join the Collier Crew on the 2nd &4th Fridays at 9:00 am! Chairperson: Teri Schmidt
Ongoing at monthly meetings
Tree Reforestation - Our club has committed to an annual purchase of 4 plantations ($272) to support the Cleveland National Forest reforestation program. Please make a donation to this worthy cause at each of our monthly meetings.
Chairperson: Debbie Canfield
High School Student Scholarships - April
Each year we offer scholarships to local high school students toward any horticulture related majors. These scholarships are funded by our garden tours and seasonal plant sales. Chairpersons: Rita Eastman, Bernadette Faust
Tuesday before each general meeting Members who hope to further their floral/plant arranging skills meet at Collier Park 1:00 pm off 7th St to create arrangements to raffle off at each meeting. All are welcome to bring any items to share flowers/foliage/vases/clippers. etc
Chairpersons: Jeannie Mettler and Diane McKee