Thursday, February 10, 2011

February Meeting

The Downers Grove Organic Gardeners welcome Bill Scheffler to their Wednesday, Feb. 16 meeting. Scheffler will discuss "Why Every Gardener Should Be Using Yogurt, Vinegar, Molasses, and Gypsum." He is the owner of Pure Prairie Organics, a natural lawn and tree care company active in the western suburbs for 17 years. Scheffler is an advocate of using natural products to maintain our gardens. Be prepared to ask a lot of questions.

The meeting will also feature a seed exchange. As you plan your garden, look through your seeds and bring extras to the meeting. This month's featured herb is mint. Also, please continue to bring your favorite recipes, garden tips and quotes to the meetings.

The Downers Grove Organic Gardeners meet on the third Wednesday of the month in January, February, March, April, June, July, September, October and November at 7 p.m. in the Downers Grove Public Library. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. and you are welcome to come early to attend the board meeting. Membership is $20 for individuals and $30 for families.

The Downers Grove Organic Gardeners are committed to raising the awareness of organic gardening in our community and educating members about the benefits and methods of organic gardening and other environmentally sound practices.

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