The River Valley Garden Club hosts Lisa Hertel of the Lincoln Lavender Farm at its Nov. 23 meeting. In addition to being the program speaker, Ms. Hertel will have lavender products for sale from the farm suitable for holiday gifts. The meeting at the Rancho Murieta Association Building begins at 7 p.m.
The garden club is also offering two garden workshops for members. On Nov. 20, a workshop on worm composting will be held at garden club member Ernie Buda's home, 7051 Bisbee Drive, Sloughhouse. A $10 fee will apply to equipment purchase. The workshop begins at 1 p.m.
The Holiday Design Workshop takes place December 4 and has a $25 materials fee. Barbara Simas will be instructing. Attendees will be making floral design decoration suitable for the Christmas holidays. Sign up at the Nov. 23 RVGC meeting or contact Mindy Cecchettini.