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

Organic Garden Club Meetings

June 22, 2020: Chris Sayers, “Growing Citrus and Avocados” 

July 21, 2020: Antonio Sanchez, “Growing Native Plants”

August 18, 2020: Tommy Teeple, “Creating an Edible Landscape”

September 29, 2020: Matt Powers, “Permaculture and Regenerative Soil”

October 20, 2020: Bill Brandt, “Growing Apple trees in Southern California”

November 17, 2020: Mary Freed, “The Conejo Valley Botanic Garden”

December 15, 2020:  Eric Olsen “Container Gardening with Smart Pot Grow Bags” / Laura Pasetta “Growing Elderberry in your Garden”

January 19, 2021: Dee Lyons, “Native Plants snd Our Local Birds”

February 23, 2021: Chia Ming “ Coastal Kitchen Gardens

March 23, 2021: Cuauhtemoc Villa, Soil Expert, “Bokashi Recipe”

April 27, 2021: Diana Lovejoy, “Grow an Organic Food Garden

May 25, 2021: Tracy Kimes, “Tracy’s by the Yard” and Susan Gottlieb, ” Gottlieb Native Garden

June 22, 2021: Hugh Kelly, ” Mesa Harmony Garden” and  Scott Logan, “Gottlieb’s Naturalist

July 20, 2021: Coming Together Picnic in the Park

August 24, 2021: Mary Freed at “Conejo Valley Botanic Garden – Part 2” and Bill Brandt “Fruit and Veggies Growing in our Gardens”

September 21, 2021: “Robert Medrano at Peach Hill Soils” and “Bob Sussman at Matilija Native Plant Nursery”

October 26, 2021: Debi Markley “Growing Green: Fruit Trees in your Backyard” – Ron Whitehurst “Sustainable Pest Management with Beneficial Insects”

November 16, 2021: “One Acre Farm, Winter Gardens, and Soil Building

During these uncertain times, we are holding our meetings on Zoom. Our monthly meetings are usually held on the fourth Monday of each month from 6 – 8 pm in the Newbury Park Branch Library conference room. We meet monthly all year. Due to room availability, we may meet on the fourth Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday or the second Monday. 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

September 29, 2020: 10 am – Channel Islands District Fall Meeting, Camarillo

January 24 – 27, 2021: CGCI Board Meeting, Southern California Garden Club

May 18, 2021: Channel Islands District Luncheon, Westlake Village Garden Club, Conejo Botanic Garden picnic area, Thousand Oaks

May 30 – June 4, 2021: California Garden Clubs Convention, Sequoia Foothills District, Embassy Suites, South San Francisco

November 1, 2021: Channel Islands District Fall Meeting, Camarillo

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!