Unless otherwise noted below, our meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month from October thru June.  Meetings begin at 10 a.m. at
Fisher Hall, St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 4009 Topa Topa Drive, Ojai

2018-19 Program Schedule

October 10 10:00 a.m. Fisher Hall – City Councilman Bill Weirick will be speaking to the Club about the current water situation and future plans for Ojai.City Councilman Bill Weirick has kindly agreed to speak to the Club about the current water situation and future plans for Ojai.

November 14 – 10:00 a.m. Fisher Hall – Floral arranging demonstration of post office arrangements, general floral arranging guidelines and wreath making demonstration & guidelines for drying & preserving pods and fruit.

December 5 – Wreath Day 8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. Chaparral Auditorium.   It’s fun!   It’s creative!   Bring a friend, a glue gun & clippers.   START COLLECTING NOW!  Perhaps you can collect some of that sad mummified citrus fruit that fell from your tree and save them for the wreaths. (All members)

January 9 – 10:00 am. Fisher Hall – Backyard water catchment and grey watering presented by Renee Roth, Rainscape Designs and Lisa Burton, Nature By Design.

February 13 – 10:00 am – Fisher Hall – Ecology and Entomology presented by Phil Phillips.

March 13 – Field trip to Lotusland in Montecito. Members are welcome to bring a friend. RSVP and advance tickets will be required. Further info to follow

March 13, 2019 – Visit Carol Wade Herb Garden in the East End (Renee/Linda), Carol Wade has been practicing as an herbalist and nutritional counselor for over 20 years and is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild.  More info here

April 10 – Field trip to Earth Island Herbs in Ojai, with a presentation by Carol Wade of  Earth Island Herbs Members are welcome to bring a friend. Further info to follow.

May 9, 2019 – Annual luncheon – location TBD


2017-18 Program Schedule

October 11, 2017Gardening for Pollinators, with Ojai Valley Bee Club members Glenn Perry & Bob Meyer, a certified beekeeperNovember 8, 2017 – Jon Dieges, Birds in Your Garden, Jon is a member of the Ventura Audubon SocietyNovember 29th, 2017 – Wreath Day at Chaparral Auditorium, preparing holiday wreaths for preordered sales, members bring decorating items, tools and a friend to help out!  Food and refreshments are provided.

January 10, 2018 – “After the Thomas Fire – Lessons Learned” with Celine Moomey, Ventura County Fire Department*

February 14, 2018Taft Gardens TOUR with Jo O’Connell of Australian Native Gardens and  Laurence Nicklin of Plantasia – Members Only

March 14, 2018Raised Bed Gardening with Lee Rosenboom, Master Gardener

 April 11, 2018 After the Fire Tour of Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center

May 9, 2018End of Year Luncheon at Cafe Emporium

 *link to Celine Moomey fire resources:

This website has some good information on home hardening.