Pensacola Organic Gardenerís Club

Organic Gardening in Northwest Florida

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May Meeting

Posted by Peggy Gibbs on May 15, 2018 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)


The meeting this month is our annual pot luck social.  There is no presentation/lecture, but our members will enjoy talking about their gardens with each other and eating a delicious meal shared by our members.


Posted by Peggy Gibbs on April 15, 2018 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We hope you will join us at the Earth Day Celebration at Bayview Park, on April 21st.  We will have a booth and information for anyone who is interested in our club.   We will have several organic gardeners who can answer any questions.  

There will be lots of other booths with interesting information too.

2018 Lectures/Topics

Posted by Peggy Gibbs on December 30, 2017 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Jan - All About Herbs 

Feb - Citrus for our Area

Mar - Plant Swap  (MEMBERS ONLY) 

Apr - Berries and Cane Fruits 

May - Potluck (no garden presentation) 

Jun - Pest Control and I.D.

Jul - Propegation Workshop

Aug - Seed swap with seed saving as a presentation.

Sep - Challenging Crops

Oct - General Election and Meeting

Nov - Tomatoes

Dec - Xmas Event

Lectures/Topics 2017

Posted by Peggy Gibbs on January 29, 2017 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 2017 Presentations / Lectures

Jan - Pruning and grafting

Feb - Container gardens and seed starting

Mar - Fruits and spray schedules

Apr - Plant Swap

May - Beneficial insects

Jun - Bee Keepers Presentation

Jul - Pollinator Gardens

Aug - Seed Swap

Sep - Master Gardeners Presentation

Oct - General Election and Meeting

Nov - Composting & Vermiculture

Dec - Xmas Event

Free Gardening Classes

Posted by Peggy Gibbs on September 6, 2016 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

In conjunction with the University of Florida IFAS the Escambia County Extension Service is presenting free to the public fall gardening classes at the Myrtle Grove United Methodist Church from 6-7 pm Wednesdays, 1030 N. 57th Ave.

9/14 - Herbs for the Cool Season, Beth Bolles

9/21 - Color Combinations in the Garden, Karen Lessard

9/28- Attracting Butterflies and Pollinators to the Garden, Karen Groves (POG member)

10/5- Don't Waste Kitchen Waste-Composting 101, Patti Wernicke (POG member)

10/12- Tips for Growing Delicious Container Tomatoes and Peppers, Lyle and Millie Knapp

10/26- Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Landscape, Alexander Kozman

11/9-Plant Design in Small Spaces-Container Gardening, Pat Bush and Ann Luther

For more info or to reserve space wcontact J. L. Boston, 791-8223, [email protected]


Lecture Topics 2016

Posted by Peggy Gibbs on May 25, 2016 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

2016 Lectures

Jan— Pruning and


Feb— Spring / Summer veggies, herbs, and exotics

Mar — Beneficials and attracting beneficials to the garden


May — Diseases and Control


Jul — Fall / Winter vegs, herbs, and exotics

Aug — Pensacola Climate and Irrigation

Sep — Garden Structures and Seed Swap


Nov — Composting

Dec — ( Christmas Dinner )


Christmas Banquet - Pot luck supper 2015

Posted by Peggy Gibbs on December 3, 2015 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

This year we will be having a pot luck Christmas Banquet at Asbury Place, adjacent to Cokesbury United Methodist Church, on 9th Ave.  The dinner will start at 6:30; however, someone will be there at around 6:00 to help set up and get things ready.  The Club will provide the chicken (from Sam's Club) and members are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Bulbs and Gingers

Posted by Peggy Gibbs on July 30, 2015 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Friday, August 21, 2015

9:00 AM -to- 10:30 AM

Auditorium-Extension Office - 3740 Stefani Road

Learn which bulbs will grow successfully in our area and during what seasons will they bloom. Can they be left in the ground or must they be removed for safe storage? Are there pests that will cause problems for bulbs and if so how are the bulbs protected.

Gingers are tropical plants, what varieties of Gingers grow in NWFL? Must the plants be protected in cold weather? Which gingers are known for their bloom and which for their leaf colors? Is culinary ginger different?

Call 850-475-5230 to make a reservation, this is a free event.

Rain Barrel & Water Quality Workshop

Posted by Peggy Gibbs on July 30, 2015 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Rain Barrel & Water Quality Workshop

University of Florida IFAS Extension

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (CDT)

Pensacola, FL



Club Meeting Dates

January 22


February 26


March 26


April 23


May 28


June 25