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Modesto Garden Club's Spring Tour - April 19th

The Modesto Garden Club's Spring Tour is this Saturday. Purchase your tickets here until Friday at 8 pm or at the retail locations listed below. Tickets are $20 general, $10 for children under 10 (no strollers).

This year's tour focuses on gardens and homes in the Dutch Hollow area in northwest Modesto. Seven homes feature private spaces, various plant combinations, a playhouse, hidden trails and garden art.

Tour magic includes discovering ideas for your own garden as well as enjoying a fantastic spring day with friends. Maps to the gardens are included with your ticket; gardens can be visited in any order.

Tickets can be purchased at these retail locations:

  • MODESTO: Crow Trading Company, Marcy's Hallmark Store, McHenry Mansion Visitor Center & Gift Shop, Westurf Nursery

  • ESCALON: P & L Garden Center

  • HICKMAN: Frantz Garden Center

  • NEWMAN: Joe's Landscaping & Concrete Nursery

  • RIPON: Park Greenhouse, Silverado Nursery, Schempers

  • RIVERBANK: Morris Nursery

  • TURLOCK: The Greenery Nursery & Garden Center.

One of the houses on the Tour.


Check us out on YouTube--

Gallery Page Coming Soon to Website!

The Modesto Garden Club is excited to have a YouTube page! We're setting up a new Gallery page for the Modesto Garden Club website to highlight all of the events, activities and special moments shared by members. These 'Reality Shows' are compiled by our own talented Multi Media group and are shown at the monthly general meetings. Click on the link below to check out our newly formed MGC YouTube channel, where you'll find Modesto Garden Club reality shows and much, much more.


Watch MGC Videos on Modesto Garden Club's YouTube Channel

Visit the Modesto Garden Club Office

For the past 90 years, the Modesto Garden Club has been an important link to the beautification of our city. We are the largest club in California with a current membership of 548. We are members of National Garden Clubs, Inc., Pacific Region; California Garden Clubs, Inc.; and Valley Lode District.

If you love gardening, or just want to learn more, Join the Club

For more information, click on Newsletters above and read current or past newsletters.

Drop by the Garden Club office at 622 14th Street, Modesto to view the beautiful gardens and renovated office. We are open every Wednesday morning, 9:00 am - noon. You can contact the Garden Club by calling (209) 529-7360 or email us at
Or Attend one of our Monthly Meetings
Bethal Church on Map

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

Guests $10

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

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
Modesto Garden Club Office
Look for our Photo Tour coming soon.