Garden Links

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Horticultural Society--Excellent garden problem-solving resource, great garden ideas and outreach to community of gardeners
National Gardening Association--Extraordinary resource for garden calculators, learning library, landscape images and ideas, plants database, tools and apps and much more
National Garden Clubs Inc.--One of the largest sources for gardening information on the Internet. Features gardening basics, design study, flower arranging, tutorial videos and good plant and product reviews. The Modesto Garden Club affiliates with this national club.
STATEWIDE ORGANIZATIONS
California Garden Clubs, Inc.-- The largest organization of garden clubs in CA. MGC is an affiliate. Their commitment to promote gardening, floral design, civic beautification, environmental responsibility and the exchange of information and ideas is showcased in the website that covers a wide range of garden based information
LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
University of California Cooperative Extension-Stanislaus County: A Stanislaus guide for information about 4-H, food, farm, garden, family, environment and its people. Information also available in Spanish. 
LOCAL NURSERIES
The Greenery Nursery in Turlock, CA
Morris Nursery in Riverbank
P & L Concrete and Garden Center
Silverado Building Materials and Nursery
Westurf Nursery in Modesto

 

GARDEN RESOURCES
Audubon Society native plants database (searchable by zip code):
Better Homes and Garden--Plant Encyclopedia - plant lookup by species, photos
Burpee Seeds and Plants
Farmer Fred--Gardening in Northern California, podcasts
Gardener's Supply Company
Helpful Gardening Tips
Monrovia
Mother Earth News--A wonderful resource for organic gardeners and farmers
Old Farmer's Almanac
Roses - A Visual Compendium by FTD
Sunset--Home and Garden
Toro Irrigation--Information for homeowners
Uses and Benefits of Rattan in the Garden
Weeks Roses--Rose photos and descriptions

 

GARDENING WITH CHILDREN
Earth Easy Gardening--Great garden guides, especially for raised beds. Solutions for sustainable living
Kids Gardening

 

LOCAL INTEREST
City of Modesto Official Website
Gallo Center for the Arts
Habitat for Humanity Stanislaus County
McHenry Mansion, McHenry Museum and Gift Shop
Modesto Bee
Modesto Symphony Orchestra
Stanislaus County Library
Stanislaus Audubon Society
Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center
Townsend Opera Players