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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
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 29th Meeting
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Matt Powers – Permaculture and Regenerative Soil
Matt Powers teaches about restoring contaminated soils and reducing waste while building healthy living soil, growing amazing and nutrient-dense foods, and becoming healthier day by day, partnering with soil each step of the way. Soil is where carbon is stored, where all life comes from and returns, and it’s also the living foundation for all life on land and sea.
Tommy Teeple – Edible LandscapingTommy Teeple enjoys sharing his love of nature, organic home grown food, and organic gardening techniques with the community. For 20 years he has installed raised bed gardens, roof gardens, living walls, and food forests in local backyards.
Upcoming Garden Adventures
September 26 – 10 am: Check out this virtual farm tour of Quail Springs Permaculture Farm: https://www.quailsprings.org/programs/permaculture/farm-tour/
Santa Barbara Botanical Garden, 10 am – 5, open every day, 1212 Mission Canyon, free senior days: October 20 and December 15.
**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.
Organic Garden Blog posts
Create conditions that make pest problems minimal by welcoming a complex biological community in your organic garden. Encouraging the predators that catch and eat the pests is a good plan. Encourage beneficial insects like, Butterflies, Bees, Ladybugs, Lacewings, and Praying Mantis, to come to your garden by planting wild flowers, native plants, and herbs. Ladybugs…
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…
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