Literature from Meeting Speakers & Members
Use & Care of Garden Tools by Lee Miller    

Seed Guide - Annuals by Tom Powell    

Seed Guide - Perennials by Tom Powell    

Seed Guide - Vegetables by Tom Powell    

Master Gardeners
Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County    

State Garden Resources
UC Davis Arboretum    
Calflora Native Plant Registry    

Native Species
Audubon Society Plants for Birds    
CNPS Butterfly Habit Gardening    
Theodore Payne Foundation - Native Species Guides    

Blogs & Forums
The Dirt Gardener    
Gardening for Seniors    
The Garden Web    
Helpful Gardener    
Guide to Garden Mainenance & Improvement    

Gardening for Children
Excited about Gardening    
Garden Crops for Beginners    
How Gardening Affects Children - Brain, Body & Soul    

Floral Photography
How to Be Amazing at Flower Photography    

Commercial Nursery Educational Sites
Monrovia Plants    
Roger's Gardens    

Garden Publishers
Mother Earth News    

Sunset Magazine    

Vegetable Gardener    

Seed Catalogs -- request free catalogs online
Burpee Seeds
Jackson and Perkins
Park Seed Company
White Flower Farm
Thompson & Morgan    



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Save the dates!

All Regular meetings are held at the McFall Room in the Manteca Public Library located at 320 W. Center Street. Social gathering at 12:30 PM. General meeting starts around 1:00 PM.


January 15: Regular Meeting - Speaker Jim Brugge - Sculpted Nature

February 19: Regular Meeting - Speaker Tom Powell - Update on City Beautification Projects

March 19: Regular Meeting (please note change in location - Chez Shari) Speaker Randy Powell - Palm Tree Care

March 26: Field Trip - The Hughson Arboretum and Gardens - Carpool time TBD

April 16: Regular Meeting - Garden Tour Preparation

May 21: Regular Meeting - Speaker Rose Risso - Photography Presentation of her Bird Book Collection

June 3rd - 7th: VLD Hosting CGCI Convention - Black Oak Resort, Tuolumne CA - Our Days to Work are the 6th & 7th

June 9th: Art in the Park - Hours TBA

June 18: Installation Luncheon - 12:00 Noon at - Location TBD

If you have any questions please call Paula Elias at (209) 482-3660