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Save the Tomato Hornworms!

As an organic gardener, I consider myself a friend of the environment.  Thus,while we all severely dislike those ugly and  voracious Tomato Hornworms, I have started a mini-campaign to get gardeners…Continue

Started May 29, 2012

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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

October 24, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The Springfield Organic Gardening Club will meet on Thursday October 24 at 7:00 pm at the Library Center on South Campbell Avenue in Springfield. The topic will be "Growing Tomatoes" by Patrick Byers, Horticultural Extension Agent for the University of Missouri Extension Service.  Patrick is a garden expert who will tell everything there is to know about growing tomatoes, from seed starting to pest and disease control to harvesting.  Event is free.  Everyone is invitedSee More
Sep 28, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

September 24, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The Springfield Organic Gardening Club will have their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 24, at 7:00 pm at the Library Center on South Campbell.  The topic will be "Growing Shitake Mushrooms".  The meeting is free.  Everyone is invited.See More
Sep 1, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

August 22, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
.The Springfield Organic Gardening Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7:00 pm on Thursday August 22 at the Library Center on South Campbell.  The topic will be "Herbs as Companion Plants in the Garden".  Speakers will be long-time Herb Society members Sharon Masterson and Jana Belk. Everyone is invited. The event is free.See More
Jul 29, 2013
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Springfield Organic Gardening Club at Library Center

May 23, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Our next meeting will beThursday MAY 23 at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium of the Library Center on South Campbell.  Please note that the meeting will be, as usual, on the FOURTH Thursday of the month, which occurs somewhat early in May.  Please do NOT show up on the LAST Thursday of the month, which will be one week later.The topic for this month will be "Making Homemade Mozzarella Cheese" presented by organic meat farmer Duane Dawson from Alton, MO, east of West Plains.Here is the backstory on this…See More
May 2, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

April 25, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
The Springfield Organic Gardening Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday April 25  at 7:00 pm in the Library Center at 4653 S.Campbell Avenue.  The topic will be "Urban Farming".  We are pleased to have as speakers Adam and Melissa Millsap of the Urban Roots Farm in the city of Springfield.  They will present information about Community Supported Agriculture, wherein consumers purchase a "share" in the garden and in return get fresh vegetables throughout the season. They will also…See More
Apr 3, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

March 28, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The Springfield Organic Gardening Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday March 28 at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium of the Library Center at 4653 S. Campbell. The topic will be a general discussion of "Organic Procedures and Techniques".  Anyone interested in gardening is invited.  Follow us on Facebook or e-mail at spfogc@gmail.comSee More
Mar 6, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

March 28, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The Springfield Organic Gardening Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday March 28 at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium of the Library Center at 4653 S. Campbell. The topic will be a general discussion of "Organic Procedures and Techniques".  Anyone interested in gardening is invited.  Follow us on Facebook or e-mail at spfogc@gmail.comSee More
Mar 5, 2013
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Feb 5, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

February 28, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
We are pleased to have as our speaker Paul Armstrong of Smiling Sun LLC.  The topic will be two-fold: the use of native plants in the landscape; and organic supplements and other products.  The use of native plants (shrubs, trees, and flowers) in the landscape is a logical extension of organic gardening since they are adapted to the local environment and thus need less care.  Paul Armstrong has an extensive background in actually installing native plant landscapes and he will share that…See More
Feb 5, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

January 24, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
-BOOK REVIEW:  Do you have a favorite garden book?  If so, bring it to the meeting and let others know why it is your favorite. -SEED SWAP:  Do you have packet of seed that you do not plan on using, or  have you collected seeds that you would like to share with others?  We will set up a table for the seed swap after the formal part of the meeting. -CATALOG SWAP:  Do you have extras of seed catalogs or other catalogs that you would like to give away?.  Bring them and we will set up a table for…See More
Jan 3, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

October 25, 2012 from 8pm to 8:30pm
The Springfield Organic Gardening Club meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 25, at the Library Center on South Campbell.  Patrick Byers, Horticulture expert for the University of Missouri Extension Service, will make a presentation on "Insects in the Garden".  He will give information that will help to identify garden insects, both beneficial and harmful, and how to take action based on organic principles against those that are "bad bugs".  Patrick will also answer questions of…See More
Sep 28, 2012
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center

September 27, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Springfield Organic Gardening Club will meet at 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 27, in the "B" room of the Library Center at 4653 South Campbell.  Topic will be "Organic Lawn Care", presented by Bob Scott.  Bob has an extensive background in organic lawn care, to include actually starting a line of organic fertilizers for the lawn.  In addition, he presently works part-time for the city of Springfield as their expert on lawn care.  The meeting is free and is open to everyone. E-mail at…See More
Sep 5, 2012
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB at Library Center, "B" Room

August 23, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
 The program this month will feature Harry Dorman, who has been an organic gardener and vegetarian for more than four decades.  He will present procedures and techniques of organic gardening that he has learned and practiced during that time period.  The program will be of interest to both long-time organic gardeners and should be especially educational to those who are fairly new in growing their gardens. Questions will be welcome!E-mail:…See More
Jul 29, 2012
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Save the Tomato Hornworm!

As an organic gardener, I consider myself a friend of the environment.  Thus, while we all severely dislike those ugly and  voracious Tomato Hornworms, I have started a mini-campaign to ask gardeners to NOT get rid of all of them in your garden.  The reasons are two-fold:-There is a tiny wasp, called a braconid wasp, that lays its eggs under the skin of the hornworm.  When the eggs hatch, the larvae eat their way through the skin of the hornworm.  Once outside, they spin small cocoons that look…See More
Jul 14, 2012
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SPRINGFIELD ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB POTLUCK DINNER at Library Center

July 25, 2012 from 6:15pm to 8pm
Mark your calendar for the SOGC POTLUCK DINNER on WEDNESDAY July 25 in the Auditorium of the Library Center on South Campbell. Auditorium will be open for set-up at 6:00 pm.Please bring food between 6:15 and 6:30.Eat at 6:30. Feel free to bring your spouses (or  "significant others") and kids or grandkids.  Make it a family affair. SOGC will provide:-Heavy-duty paper or plastic picnic plates.-Heavy-duty plastic forks, knives, and spoons.-Heavy-duty bowls for salad or dessert.-Heavy-duty plastic…See More
Jul 10, 2012
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Save the Tomato Hornworm!

As an organic gardener, I consider myself a friend of the environment.  Thus, while we all severely dislike those ugly and  voracious Tomato Hornworms, I have started a mini-campaign to ask gardeners to NOT get…
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Posted on July 10, 2012 at 4:19pm

Springfield Organic Gardening Club

We are still trying to get an Organic Gardening Club started in Springfield.  See the "events" calendar for our next meeting.  Topic will be a round-table discussion of "Planning Your Organic Garden".  Join us on Facebook!  Or drop us a line at spfogc@gmail.com.

The goals of the Springfield Organic Gardening Club are as follows:
 
    -To provide an educational and social experience for long-time organic…
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Posted on February 1, 2012 at 3:09pm

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Hello Dear, I will like to get acquainted with You, I have something Special to share with You, Contact me via email nellynkaba@hotmail.com

 
 
 

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