Organic Garden Club of Ventura County Meeting via Zoom

Sept. 30, 2020, By Debby Ellis, Recording Secretary Our meeting started with a tour of Michael Wittman’s garden:  He is planning to grow about 10 kinds of rare garlic.  He is currently growing tomatoes and peppers, carrots, kale, marigolds, strawberries, bananas, sage, rosemary, lavender.  He has a cherry tree, corn has been harvested, the fig…

Fall Leaves and Mulch

Fall foliage in brilliant yellow, orange, and red appear as autumn’s cool nights and shorter days trigger the photosynthesis to shut down, toning down the green in the leaves and allowing other colors to emerge. When the leaves fall to the ground around the base of the tree, the antioxidants in these colors are absorbed…

Organic Container Veggies

Grow your own food in pots on the patio, in a window box or even a hanging basket. Containers can be filled with the best organic soil, moved to find the best sun, and can fit into any small space. You can grow abundant crops that are decorative as well as edible.  The Garden Tower…