Growing Avocado Trees in your Backyard

Debi Markley, a California Rare Fruit Grower and Organic Garden Club member for many years, told us about her abundant backyard fruit trees at the Organic Garden Club meeting. She has been growing many of fruit trees in her yard for years. She said to grow an avocado from seed in a small pot with…

Arnold Bernstein – History of Apples

Arnold Bernstein spoke at the Organic Garden Club of Ventura County about the history of apples and growing Apples in Malibu. He has lived there for 50 years and has been growing trees for about 40 years. He has an acre with 400 trees in his orchard, with about 140 types of trees. Theocritus, the…

Fall Backyard Fruits in Ventura County

Bill Brandt just harvested these organic Baldwin pears from his Thousand Oaks backyard tree. He chooses varieties of fruit trees to plant in his garden that are suited for the climate in Ventura County! Every variety of fig grows well in Southern California! Diana Lovejoy’s young mission fig tree is producing yummy organic figs! ┬áBill…