Dallas Organic Garden Club

Keeping Dallas Growing

 

Growing Strong

For 21 years the GDOGC has been a leader in promoting organic gardening methods. Come be a part of a growing club that is passionate about gardening ORGANICALLY!!

Monthly Meetings

Our meeting place is REI on the 4th Thursday of every month, except November and December.  Join us to hear local speakers presenting a variety of topics.  REI is located at 4515 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75244

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FIELD TRIP AND HOLIDAY PARTY PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 24 October 2014 07:01

REMINDER:

Saturday Nov 8th is our field trip to Waxahachi in which we will visit the Greenery, Marilyn and Donnelle Simmons of the Farm Girls Radio Show and Garden Inspirations and one or two private home gardens.  More specifics to follow.  If you have not sighned up contact Debbie Brooks via the contact us page.

Sunday, December 7th is our Holiday Party hosted by Paula Barber.  More info to follow soon.

 
OCTOBER SEED EXHANGE !! PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 October 2014 07:25

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It's that time again for our favorite meeting - our Seed and Plant exchange,

Thursday, October 23rd, 7pm.

Remember you do not have to have seeds or plants to swap to participate. 

Come get some neat stuff and your garden will supply you with seeds for next year.

 
2015 GDOGC BOARD POSITIONS PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 20:15
UPDATE to board positions
Great  news... many of the board positions were filled at the last meeting.
BUT!! If you have any interest in helping with any of the board or committee positions your efforts will be greatly appreciated. 
Have questions, please email any of the nominating committee:
Chrissy Cortez Mathis at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Liz Ellis at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Susan Thornbury at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Here are the folks that have volunteered - YAY!!!
Thank you very much!
Chrissy, Susan & LIz
Nominating Committee
Here are the folks that have volunteered - YAY!!!
  • Prez - Elizabeth Sims
  • VP - Paula Barber
  • Sec - Susan Thornbury
  • Treas - Cynthia Armstrong
  • Membership - Diane Glass
  • Programs - Debbie Brooks
  • Volunteer Coord - Marjorie Caldwell
  • PR - Jane Corely  
  • Historical - Gyrorgyi Szebenyni, Barbara Stockard & Pat Curry
  • Greeters - Chrissy Cortez-Mathis, Shelby Collier, Nancy Wagliardo
  • Newsletter - Allison Liddell, Susan Thornbury, Pat Curry
  • Website - Jacki Brewer & Pat Curry
  • Hospitality - Pat Curry & Pat Waas

 
2014 FALL MEMBERS' GARDEN TOUR PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 14:22

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Email has gone out with information about and map link to our Member's only garden tour, Saturday October 11th.

If you are up to date with your dues and have a current email on record you should have received the email.

If you need info contact Diane Glass using the "Contact Us" link.  Hope you can attend.

All the gardens are in North Dallas.  Garden potluck picnic will be at the home of Allison Liddell.

Bring a sidedish or dessert.  Meat is provided.


 
JACKI'S EASY ARTICHOKE DIP PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 September 2014 20:38

As requested here is the recipe for my artichoke dip.

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Spray an 8"x8" square baking dish with your choice of a non-stick spray

Ingredients

2 8 oz packages of Neufchatel cheese or Philadelphia cream cheese

One small red bell pepper

1 14oz can of Artichoke hearts

1/2 cup of mayo

Salt and pepper to taste.

Directions

Let cheese sit out to soften.

Dice the red bell pepper.

Drain and chop the artichoke hearts.

Mix all the ingredients thoroughly.

Place mixture into the 8"x8" dish.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until you see it bubble around the edges.

Serve with your favorite crackers or celery sticks.

You can sprinkle parmesan cheese on top to for an added flavor.

 
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Meeting Location

Our meeting place is at REI on the 4th Thursday of the month. Refreshments begin at 6:30pm and the meeting starts at 7:00pm until 8:30pm. REI is located at 4515 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX 75244, (972) 490-5989.  Click here for a map. Hope to see you there!