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Thursday,  February 9, 2023



Carol Bone`


Carol is a native Californian and a 43 year resident of Manteca. She retired from her first love… Education, in 2006 after a 31 year career. She subsequently joined the Manteca Garden Club and also completed the UC Davis Master Gardener Program to learn more about gardening and proper care of her second love… Roses!

Carol’s home has been featured on five garden tours throughout the years! For over 30 years she has contributed to her community through numerous service clubs and organizations. She has also owned a traveling notary service and manages her own rental property.

What does Carol do in her spare time? She is a 20 year Feng Shui Master, wherein she applies these ancient skills to her third love… Interior Design. She delights in sharing her love of gardening and her gardening skills with others.

Thursday, February 9, 2023

and GROW


Anne Schellman


Miniature Gardening

Anne started a blog in 2007 with the title Anne of Green Gardens and has been writing gardening tips ever since! She noticed there weren’t many books available about miniature gardening, so she decided to write one in 2013. She credits her grandfather for fostering her love of plants, and Modesto Junior College for helping her discover a career in



Anne graduated from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo with a degree in environmental horticultural science, and a master’s degree in community development from UC Davis. She currently works as the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Coordinator for Stanislaus County.


Make sure not to miss our February Meeting where Anne will be discussing and demonstrating how to make a beautiful miniature garden. Her book will be on sale just in time for the next month’s (March) Members’ - DIY Miniature Garden Contest.

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