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Organic Garden Club of Ventura County

April 22nd Meeting

Monday

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Newbury Park Library

2331 Borchard Road

Newbury Park, CA

Growing Medicinal Herbs with speaker Carol Wade who created the Earth Island Medicinal Herb Garden in Ojai in 2012 to educate and inspire the public about the many healing properties of plants, and it features native and regionally adapted plants traditionally used in herbal medicine. Carol has been an herbalist and nutritionist for 20 years and will share how she creates her herbal tinctures and salves.

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The Organic Garden Club of Ventura County is a non-profit organization, and its members are members of:

California Garden Clubs http://californiagardenclubs.com

and the parent organization

National Garden Clubs, Inc. http://www.gardenclub.org

The National Garden Clubs are one of the most recognized non-profits in the United States and the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world. At National Garden Clubs, we connect you with people, plants and programs that provide inspiration, information and valuable resources.

Companion Planting Guide

http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/plants-grow-better-side-side

Southern California Vegetable Planting Timetable

https://www.plantgoodseed.com/pages/southern-california-seasonal-planting-guide-when-to-grow

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Garden Adventures

A.
April 16 - Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Join us for an organic, plant based, gluten free meal at Joi Cafe, 2855 Agoura Road in Westlake and talk about gardening and Spring planting,
B.
April 27 - Saturday, 9am - 2:30 pm,  Earth/Arbor Day in Thousand Oaks. Organic Garden Club members will sell veggie and herb starters and talk about the importance of going organic to the public at the Thousand Oaks Library.
C.
May 1 - Wednesday, 9 am - 2 pm, Santa Monica Farmers Market. Join us to shop, tour, and eat lunch with Mary Freed. Meet at the Newbury Park Library parking lot next to Michael Drive to carpool.

 

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Looking Ahead

May 11 - Saturday, 8:30 am - 3 pm. Join us for a tour with Mary Freed of Seaside Gardens to view California Native, Asian, Australian, Mediterranean, and South African gardens and visit their nursery. We will have lunch and visit a local farm.

May 18 - Saturday, 6 - 9 pm.  Members join us at Jill Toomey’s house for an organic dinner with harvests from our gardens or the Farmer’s Market!

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