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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

July's Garden of the Month

Home of Jim and Barbara Liese

1428 Fernview Drive

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The garden of Jim and Barbara Liese has been selected as the July Garden of the Month. It is located at 1428 Fernview Drive.

The yard has in inviting entry with a curved apron porch of slate, topped with a portico and wisteria vines. There are interesting vertical and horizontal elements, and straight lines have been replaced with curves. See lots of greenery and seasonal color. If you are looking for ways to make your entryway more inviting this is a place you must visit.

Watch for the garden club signs at 1428 Fernview Drive and take a look at this garden during the month of July.

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 email@modestogardenclub.org
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 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
 

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.