Welcome

The Manteca Garden Club would like to invite you to join us in accomplishing our goals and sharing our enthusiasm for gardening.

Our club, which was founded in 1953, is a member of the Pacific Region, of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., and the Valley Lode District of California Garden Clubs, Inc.

Our mission is to further the education of its members and the public in the areas of gardening, horticulture, botany, landscape design, conservation of natural resources, civic beautification, garden therapy and nature environmental studies.

Please feel welcome to attend our meetings or events as a guest, or join our club now by filling out an application.


Check out a slide show of our recent trip to Annie's Annuals (Thanks Angelina Kier!)


Check out a slide show of the most recent Manteca Garden Tour (2013)

If you would like to have your house on next years Garden Tour please fill out our tour application.


A great resource for all garden enthusiasts: Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County    


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Flower of the Month

April- Sweet Pea

Perennial Sweet Pea flowers in the summer and has large flowers of red, white, pink, purple, blue, and yellow. The flowers of the Perennial Sweet Pea are not fragrant; however, the Annual Sweet Pea (L.odoratus) is fragrant.

The Sweet Pea can grow on trellises and fences and likes full sun and a well-drained soil. The meaning of Sweet Pea is blissful pleasure. The sweet pea is popularly known as the "Queen of Annuals". The name "sweet pea" is believed to have first been used by the poet Keats (1795-1821).

Sweet pea flowers naturally self-pollinates, while still in bud. They are not edible, being somewhat poisonous if eaten in quantity. They come in a large range of colors, but not yellow.

Artist Guild Entries for 2014 Garden Tour Publications.
Congratulations Jeanne Ramey.
Jeanne Ramey and presenters Gloria Martinez and Rita Canales.

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Save the dates!

April 21 - Manteca Garden Club monthly meeting at Manteca Library, sign in at 12:30. Garden Tour Planning to be discussed
May 10 - Manteca Garden Tour!
May 13 - Valley Lode District Meeting, Ripon Please contact Paula for more information if you would like to attend
May 19 - Manteca Garden Club monthly meeting at Manteca Library, sign in at 12:30 for speaker at 1p.m. Bambi Clark will speak about dehydrating
June 16 - New officer installation luncheon, location and time TBD

If you have any questions please call Paula Elias at (209) 239-5104