Category Archives: Organic Garden Tips

Bill Brandt’s Backyard Fruit Orchard

Here's a wonderful new video with our past president, Bill Brandt, who gives us a tour of his Fruit Orchard at his Thousand Oaks home. The results are in for Bill’s Apple Tasting Meeting on October 22, 2018: 1. Braeburn, 2. Jonagold, 3. Fuji, 4. Jonalicious, 5. Ribston Pippin, 6. Pink Pearl, 7. Hudson’s Golden Gem,…
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Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Bill Brandt, California Rare Fruit Grower and Past President of Organic Garden Club, lead a fun and informative Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop in February, 2018 in Sheila Suarez and Lillian Trevisan’s gardens. Four Steps to Pruning Fruit Trees: (with other tips to follow) by Bill Brandt Cut the whips (top growth from last year’s growth)…
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Garden Therapy

The closer we are to nature, the healthier we are. We can make lifestyle adjustments to prevent disease and optimize health, by growing an organic garden, eating the best tasting organic food, and letting go of habits that no longer serve us. In our peaceful organic fruit and veggie garden, health awaits us, breathing the…
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Propeller Plant

One of the many reasons I love being a member of the Organic Garden Club is the many plants you get to share with each other.   I have plants all over my garden from members, and I look at them and remember their benefactors.  Here is a lovely succulent propeller plant, Crassula perfoliata var. falcate,…
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