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The Organic Garden Club of Ventura County and its members are members of California Garden Clubs  http://californiagardenclubs.com/ and members of the parent organization National Garden Clubs, Inc.http://www.gardenclub.org/. The National Garden Clubs members are one of the most recognized non-profits in the United States and the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world. We connect you with people, plants and programs that provide inspiration, information and valuable resources.

Companion Planting Guide: https://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/companion-planting-guide-zmaz81mjzraw

Southern California Vegetable Planting Timetable: https://www.plantgoodseed.com/pages/southern-california-seasonal-planting-guide-when-to-grow

Organic Garden Club of Ventura County

September 23rd Meeting

Monday
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Newbury Park Library
2331 Borchard Road
Newbury Park, CA

Developing a Green Thumb in Small Spaces with speaker Sue Michiels, Organic Garden Club member and former representative of Renee’s Garden Seeds, who will speak on container planting with information on soils, vertical planting with tipsy turvy planters, how to grow veggies hydroponically, and the use of plants as Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers. 


Garden Adventures

September 13: Potluck in Westlake Park with Dogs, Friday 5:30 – 8 pm

Members join us for an organic dinner with harvests from your garden or the Farmer’s Market! Prepare a dish to serve 8 (appetizers, main, desserts, drinks). Jill is hosting the potluck at a magical little park (near Westlake Landing where there are bathrooms if needed). Bring your dogs on leaches! 

September 21: Visit Matilija Nursery in Moorpark

Join us to visit Matilija Nursery, a California Native Plant and Habitat Restoration Nursery. Most natives like to be planted in the fall. Come and see the gorgeous iris collection and all the lovely native flowers for your yard. Meet to carpool in front of the Children’s entrance to the Thousand Oaks Library or at the nursery.

October 15: Dinner at Urban Plates

Join us for dinner at Urban Plates at the Oaks Mall by the movie theaters for a meal with local, sustainable, and organic ingredients and talk about fall planting.

November 2: Lori’s Seasoning Workshop

Lori Cameron will host 12 of us at her house to show us how to make dry seasonings for soups, salad dressings, and marinades. Great ideas for holiday gifts!

November 9: Ventura Farm Day

Join us to carpool for Ventura County Farm Day at the Newbury Park Library and tour our beautiful county visiting several farms and meeting the farmers that grow our food. https://www.venturacountyfarmday.com

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