Category Archives: OVLC

Mutual Mastication

Some of you may have noticed the change of scenery in the so-called orange grove at the Ventura River Preserve.  If you haven’t you probably need glasses.  Big changes are afoot and I’ve gone straight to the source to get … Continue reading

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OVLC Fall Plant Sale & Hootenanny

While we do aim for a festive atmosphere, I cannot guarantee that an honest-to-goodness hootenanny will break out.  What I can guarantee is that we will have the following plants for sale (while supplies last), in addition to the ever-popular … Continue reading

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Review of the Canon Powershot Elph 135

Nah… just teasing you… They don’t even make this model anymore.  But it is under 100 bucks, pocket-sized and let’s have a look at how it does for nature pics shall we?  I did a quick 4 mile loop starting … Continue reading

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Wonders of Wills-Rice Canyon

Thanks everyone for make this last plant sale the best yet.  Next one is in October.  Sorry about the tardiness of this batch of pictures, which I took about a month ago.  Some of these you may still be able … Continue reading

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Earth Weekend

Who: OVLC What: 2015 Spring Native Plant Sale When : Saturday, April 18 from 9-12.  And as usual I will be around on Sunday cleaning up, so stop by if you can’t make it Saturday. Where:  The nursery on Besant … Continue reading

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OVLC Spring 2015 Native Plant Sale

Amazing I made it to April without a single plugola for the big sale.  We are one week away and I just wanted to give you a preview so you could make you shopping lists and come prepared.

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The Five-Year Plant ID

This may shock you but I’m a bit of a plant nerd.  From the very first hummingbird sage that I beheld seven years ago, I knew I wanted to learn each and every plant from the mightiest bay laurel to … Continue reading

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