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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.
Organic Garden Club of Ventura County Dues
Dues for July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 - $25 single $30 family
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
March 23rd Meeting – Postponed to June 22nd
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Newbury Park Library
2331 Borchard Road
Newbury Park, CA
Growing Citrus and Avocados
Chris Sayer, a fifth generation Ventura County farmer, is passionate about soil health at his Petty Ranch and was awarded 2018 Farmer of the Year by the Ventura County Agriculture Week. Each year he enjoys educating the community about local agriculture for Farm Day. He partners with See Ag to yearly bring 2000 local third graders to the ranch to learn about plants, soil, and beneficial insects.
Upcoming Garden Adventures
**Bill Brandt, our Fruit Tree Expert, says that now would be a great time for Gardeners to paint their fruit trees. Use 50% light color latex paint mixed with 50% water and paint the sun-facing branches to avoid sunburn and disease.
**Farmer’s Markets are Open: Thursdays, Oaks Mall, Thousand Oaks; Saturday, 2220 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo; Saturday and Sunday, 4667 Telegraph Rd, Ventura; Sunday, 2797 Agoura Rd, Westlake Village.
**Otto and Sons Nursery, 1835 Guiberson Rd., Filmore, is open for viewing its new Rose Garden as well as buying veggie plants, fruit trees, and roses.
**At Underwood Family Farms in Somis, Blueberries are ripe and ready for picking! Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark is open for strawberry picking. Both have Farm Markets open daily 9 am – 6 pm.
Organic Garden Blog posts
If everyone in the world planted an edible garden where they live, we would save the planet and our own lives! All life is connected! Plants are alive, they breathe out oxygen and organic gardeners breathe the clean air. The air is alive with bees and beneficial insects attracted by flowering native plants planted among…
Gardens are magical places to keep grounded in these challenging times. Are you ready to get your hands dirty? To be more self-sufficient? To get in touch with Nature? To take action to create a healthy life? Now is the time to plant a Victory Garden filled with fruits, veggies, herbs, and berries! Being in…
Organic gardeners can spray this easy-to-make bug spray on any edible or non edible garden plants that show evidence of bug damage and not harm the environment. Chemical sprays and pesticides kill bees, butterflies, and other pollinators needed to produce crops. These toxic long lasting chemicals have harmed our environment, contaminated our rivers and drinking…
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