2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,200 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many […]

COGC Gives Thanks

The California Organic Gardening Club would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make our Holiday Party such a roaring success! The following members were on the Party Committee: Shirley Balliet, Donnae Bergson, Dorothy Cooper, Brenda Konyak, Nora Palm, Cheryl Shults, and Janet Wells. Thank you for taking time out of […]

Treva’s 4th Annual Holiday Boutique

California Organic Gardening Club is participating  in Treva’s 4th Annual Holiday Boutique Sunday, October 25th 17912 Quintana Ln, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 1:00 pm– 5:00 pm California Organic Gardening Club *Organically grown Fall/Winter Vegetable Plants CruiseOne *Travel agency Damsel in Defense *Pepper spray, stun guns, home & travel alarms  Deena’s Boutique Collection * Women’s fashions, […]

Planting Party/Pool Party/Potluck – Sept. 12

The California Organic Gardening Club is having a Planting Party/Pool Party/Potluck at the Cheryl Shults’ home on Saturday, September 12th at 3:00 p.m. We will immediately start with the Planting Party portion of the party. Members will be planting snap pea seeds, making 6 packs, and labeling sticks. Be prepared to take plants home to take care of until October 3rd. When we finish those […]

The 2015 National Heirloom Exposition

2015 National Heirloom Exposition World’s Pure Food Fair September 8 – 10, 2015 Santa Rosa California – Sonoma County Fairgrounds Here is a special event for organic gardeners, the National Heirloom Exposition.  You’ll walk the aisles at the “World’s Pure Food Fair”, a massive assembly of pure food enthusiasts, talented home gardeners, farmers, school groups and leaders […]

Bees in Our Organic World

  WACONIA Bee Articles   W – Washington The most commonly seen bees in Washington are the honeybee and bumblebee. Bees feed on pollen and nectar, and their foraging activity help ensure the pollination of flowering plants. Bumblebees in Washington State come in 24 varieties of colors and various sizes, but are always fuzzy in appearance. […]

2015 Tomato Tasting Results

August 2015 Tomato Tasting Results The following tomatoes were entered in this year’s Taste-Off: Better Boy Better Bush Black Cherry Black Krim Cherokee Purple Early Girl Gold Medal Grape Green Zebra Indigo Indigo Kumquat Japanese Banana Japanese Black Trifele Juliet Lollipop San Marzano Sungold Tangerine Valley Girl Best Tasting Tomato Overall 1st Place:  Early Girl Runner-up:  Green […]