Gardening Tips

The Cheap Gardener - 10/16/17 Meeting of the Manteca Garden Club
Using Household Products in the Garden    

The Cheap Gardener - 11/20/17 Meeting of the Manteca Garden Club
Over and Under Your Pots    

Composting 101
Powerpoint presention from the Master Gardener's on composting

Maintaining Container Gardens
By National Gardening Association Editors

California Native Plant Data Base

Create a Hanging Basket
How to construct a hanging flower basket    

Creative Water Gardens
Water Features for Small Gardens    

Cut Flowers
Preserving Fresh Cut Flowers

Drought Tolerant in Manteca
Plant List # 1 of Drought Tolerant Garden on 2017 Garden Tour    

Plant List # 2 of Drought Tolerant Garden on 2017 Garden Tour    

Farmer's Almanac
Farmers' Almanac    

Garden Glossary
The Garden Web Glossary   

Garden Guides
Garden Guides    

Exotic Hibiscus    

Home Gardening
Home Gardening    

Starting a Vegetable Garden    

Growing and Maintaining Bearded Iris    

Lawn Care
Lawn care advice

Pest Management
Information on pest management  

Plants That Protect
Plants to Enhance Home Security  

San Joaquin County Rose Society

UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars
Data Base of Plants for California Gardens


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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.


March 19: Regular Meeting (please note change in location - Chez Shari) Speaker Eric Teberg - Answers to All Your Questions

March 23: Glitz & Glamour - Booth fully staffed but come to visit - Senior Center from 6:00 - 8:00

March 26: Field Trip - The Hughson Arboretum and Gardens & Farmer Boys in Ceres - Carpool from Target at 9:15

April 2: Board Meeting 9:30-10:30, Conference Planning 10:30 - 11:30 - Downstairs at Golf Course

April 16: Regular Meeting - Garden Tour Preparation

April 26: Arbor Day Planting - South Side of Center St. at Tidewater Bikeway - 9:00 AM

May 12: Garden Tour - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM with Refreshments & Raffle to Follow

May 21: Regular Meeting - Speaker Rose Risso - Photo 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 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

June 18: Installation Luncheon - 12:00 Noon at - Jesse Soto's

June 23: Craft Day for the Literacy Program - 2:00 PM 4:00 PM - at the Library, Recycling Old T-Shirts into Shopping Bags

Master Gardener Smart Gardening Conference:

March 3, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - Located at the Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center at 2101 E. Earhart Ave. Stockton, 95206, Registration $25

For Keynote Speaker and class information, Check Website