Wish List

Dreams really do come true! View our "Wish List" & perhaps you can fulfill one of our wishes to help the Garden Grow!

We have a Wish List on Amazon! 

Visit http://bit.ly/GardenHanford or Click Here!

We're also a Smile Charity on Amazon! Go to Smile.Amazon.com and search for us! A portion of eligible purchases gets donated to the Garden - no matter who the purchase is for!

Other Items We Need For The Garden


  • Inexpensive Flatware for the Stone Cottage

  • Paper towels, dish soap, hand soap in containers 

  • Children's tables and chairs

  • Art Easels

  • Teaching Easels

  • Garden Wagon

  • Chart Paper

  • Plastic table cloths or rolls of table covering

  • Marking pens

  • Art supplies

History Museum Donation

Our Historical House Museum is coming along nicely! Help us to create a magical place to learn about California history. If you have antique items or replicas, please phone or text Maryse (education directory) at (661) 379-4202. Let us know if you need a tax donation receipt!

Items You May Have At Home

  • Books!  From board books to chapter books, we can always use any extra children's books you no longer need! We use books all over the Garden and we give books to children of all ages at events throughout the community!

  • Extra non-seasonal arts & crafts supplies: paper, paint, brushes, pencils, canvases, clay, etc.

  • For baking: cookie sheets, pot holders, spatulas, muffin pans

  • Foil, plastic wrap, disposal cups of any size, paper plates

  • Large tablecloths any color or design



  • Windmill

  • Windmill for the tank house

  • Old fashioned hand water pump

  • Dishpans

  • Irons

  • Washing tubs

  • Antique child's bicycle or tricycle 

  • Antique children's toys

  • Small old fashioned baby clothes

  • General Store Sign (could just look old fashioned)

  • Icebox (doesn't have to work)

  • Ticking & Flour bags to show how mattresses & dresses were made

  •  Inkpot for old school desk, fountain pen with a working nib


  • Bilingual Readers - specifically English/Spanish needed, but all languages welcome!

  • Check out our Volunteer Page: Click Here

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Garden & Museum,


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We are a 501©3 non-profit organization

Memberships and venue rental fees help sustain the botanical gardens, the museum and our year-round calendar of 

educational programs for the community.

Children's Storybook

Garden & Museum

175 East Tenth St

Hanford, CA 93230

(559) 500-9966

Mailing address: 

P.O. Box 363

Hanford, CA 93232