Past President Bill Brandt speaking on “Growing Fruit in your Backyard”

Organic Garden Club Meetings

September 27, 2022 Meeting: Antonio Sanchez – “Native Plants

October 25, 2022 Meeting: Christopher Fiorello and Mauri Trimmer, “Ventura County Senior Nutrition Garden

November 15, 2022 – Arianna Bozzolo and Tony de Veyra, ” Rodale Institute’s California Organic Center”

December 13, 2022: Holiday Potluck at Bill Brandt’s Home

January 17, 2023: Meeting: Chris Sayer – “Avocados, Lemons, and Figs at Petty Ranch

February 22, 2023: Meeting: Jenn Rodriguez, “Growing Works Nursery” ; Organic Solutions Worm Farm 

March 28, 2023 Meeting: Michel Etchart, Sa’ Aliyas Ranch, “Organic Educational Farm at Pacifica High School”

April 25, 2023 Meeting: Debi Markley – “Growing and Grafting your Avocado Tree” / Joyce Parker, “Gourd Artists” 

May 24, 2023 Meeting:  Laura Bauer, Ventura Surfrider,Ocean Friendly Gardens” / Bill Brandt , “How to Grow Backyard Fruit Trees

June 20, 2023 Meeting: Dr. Sean Anderson, “California State University Channel Islands, Environmental Science and Resource Management

July 15, 2023 Summer Potluck Picnic

August 15, 2023 Meeting: Dale Harshberger, Armstrong Nursery, “Planting Fall Veggies

Our monthly meetings are usually held on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6 – 8 pm in the Newbury Park Branch Library conference room. We meet monthly all year. Please see our home page for the exact date.

Our T-shirts are available for purchase at our meetings.

California Garden Clubs, Pacific Region Garden Clubs, and Channel Island District Meetings

February 10, 2023: Channel Island District Meeting, Newbury Park, CA

March 29, 2023: Channel Islands District Luncheon, Palm Garden Hotel, Newbury Park, CA

June 5 – 8, 2023: California Garden Clubs Convention, Palm Garden Hotel, Newbury Park, CA

The Organic Garden Club of Ventura County was awarded the National Garden Club 20 year award by our Channel Island District Director, Linda Malone. We also won the California Garden Clubs Blue Ribbon Certificate!