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Nicholas Staddon was the director of the New Plants Team and has been a Monrovia Craftsman for 20 years. Working with breeders, hybridizers and professional plant explorers, he scoured the globe for new creations and discoveries in the plant world. Nicholas was born in England, where he attended Otley Agricultural College and received his awards in Agricultural Science. Nicholas now resides in California and continues to be consumed with a passion for plants and animals. He has traveled extensively in his quest for great new and notable plants for American gardeners.
He is always a delight to have with us.

 

 

Or Attend one of our Monthly Meetings
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The Modesto Garden Club meets on the second Thursday of each month, September through May, except December.

Meeting are held at One Church (formerly Bethel), 2361 Scenic Dr.

Hospitality: 9:30 AM - 12 Noon
Snack & Learn: 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Meeting: 11:30 AM - 1:45 PM

Non-members $10 each meeting; Annual Membership Dues $40

We Make Modesto a Beautiful Place to Live
Bethal Church on Map

Volunteers from the Modesto Garden Club plant and maintain flower beds at a variety of places around Modesto, including:

  • The Senior Center at Scenic and Bodem
  • The Flower Clock at the Modesto Center Plaza
  • The Rose Garden on the Virginia Corridor at Orangeburg
  • The Victims' Garden in front of the Court House
  • The Modesto Arch at 9th and I Streets
  • George Lucas Plaza at five points (17th St. and McHenry Ave.)

We also maintain approximately 231 flower pots and 44 hanging baskets in the downtown area.

We Share our Passion through Education

The Modesto Garden Club shares it passion by educating others. Education happens through a variety of means, including:

  • Children's Gardens give school kids "hands on" appreciation
  • Therapeutic Gardening, assists seniors
  • Budding Gardeners, teach adults in small groups
  • Scholarships, for aspiring professionals
schools

We also have our office demonstration gardens, which provide visitors with living examples of nine distinct gardens:

  • A Cottage Garden
  • An Asian Garden
  • The Formal Garden
  • The Heirloom Garden
  • The Herb Garden
  • California Cool
  • The Shade Garden
  • The Foliage Garden
  • The Raised Garden
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