Our Garden Club was founded in 1974 by Alma Lee to pursue her interest in gardening. Our success is based on the efforts of dedicated members who support each other to achieve our goals. Together, we continue to grow in both membership and scope.
Bernardo Gardeners is affiliated with the National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC), Pacific Region and the California Garden Clubs, Inc. (CGCI), Palomar District. The NGC is composed of 50 State Garden Clubs and the National Capital Area. The Pacific Region is comprised of Washington, Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii. The NGC sets the standards of excellence for all the clubs.
We belong to the CGCI which is an affiliate of NGC. Palomar District is one of 26 districts in the CGCI family and has 21 clubs and over 2,200 members in San Diego and southern Riverside Counties, the largest district in the state.