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This Week at The Huntington

This Week at The Huntington

  Visit   Donate More Dates to Visit. Evenings, Too! Tickets for July 8–14 will be released Tuesday, July 7 Plan Your Visit Tickets for the week of July 8–14 will be available Tuesday, July 7 at noon. New safety protocols are in place to keep everyone safe when visiting The Huntington. Here’s what to expect: Watch Evening Visits […]

SEEAG | Let’s Start a Garden!

SEEAG | Let’s Start a Garden!

Hello Teachers, Parents and the AG Community! We want to invite you to join SEEAG to learn more about agriculture, gardening and wellness at home.  Our goal is to share garden, wellness and ag-tivities via this newsletter and on our social media platforms, so students throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties will continue to learn […]

Plan For Spring Gardens in February

Plan For Spring Gardens in February

Oxnard, Calif.—Spring and the busy planting season are still a ways away, but mild weather in February could mean gardeners can start their outdoor activities early, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 50 California cities including cities in Ventura County Plant Tomatoes: Tomatoes can […]

Keep Southern California Gardens Well Watered in August

Keep Southern California Gardens Well Watered in August

August is the hottest month of the year in southern California so it’s important to keep vegetables, flowers and trees well watered especially as they continue to flower and produce, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 50 California cities including those in Ventura County. […]

Check Garden Soil For Proper Nutrients After Heavy Winter Rains

Check Garden Soil For Proper Nutrients After Heavy Winter Rains

After a rainy winter, now is the time to take steps to make sure garden and landscape soil is ready for spring planting, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 50 California cities. “Heavy rains can leach out important nutrients from topsoil,” says Bill Camarillo, […]

VCGC: Private Tour of Eden Gardens in Moorpark and April Meeting Notice

VCGC: Private Tour of Eden Gardens in Moorpark and April Meeting Notice

 By Sheryl Hamlin About 30 members and guests of the Ventura County Garden Club (VCGC) met at Eden Gardens in Moorpark on a sunny, cool first Wednesday in March 2017. Eden Gardens is a garden themed event space of about two acres that was created over a four-year period. The owners imported 900 trees, plants […]

Trailers at Ventura County Garden Club?

Trailers at Ventura County Garden Club?

By Sheryl Hamlin The “back to school” program featured two speakers, both passionate about their respective forms of cultivation. First, Mary Maranville of SEEAG.org, an organization dedicated to agriculture and eco-education, brought maps showing farms participating in the 2015 Ventura County Farm Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015, when dozens of farms across Ventura County […]

Ventura County: The “bestest” place ever to be

Ventura County: The “bestest” place ever to be

By George Miller We saw in the Washington Post that Ventura County had been rated the #1 county in the U.S. to live.  But for what and how was it rated? Well it turns out that was derived from a government rating system based upon “natural amenities,” meaning weather and geography. Yeah, that’s why many of us […]