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  • Sep 14 Regular Monthly Meeting

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  • Oct 12 Regular Monthly Meeting

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  • Nov 9 Regular Monthly Meeting

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  • Dec 14 Regular Monthly Meeting
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Livermore-Amador Valley Garden Club (LAVGC) is a non-profit educational service organization affiliated with California Garden Clubs, Inc. serving the Tri-Valley Area: Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon and Sunol.

LAVGC Vision: Gardening for fun and purpose while working together to share knowledge and promote environmental responsibility.

LAVGC Mission: Encourage interest in all phases of home gardening; Promote better horticultural practices; Promote civic beauty; Promote conservation of natural resources.

LAVGC Brochure.

LAVGC offers special interest groups and workshops on a variety of related subjects.

Different special interest groups include Edible Gardening, Floral Design, Garden Tours and Seed Sharing.

Members take tours to see outstanding gardens, nurseries and to attend horticultural events. Members also perform community service locally and nationally.

LAVGC meets the second Thursday of September through June at Alisal Elementary School in Pleasanton.

Regular Monthly Meeting
Thursday, Sep 14 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

The LAVGC monthly meeting is at the Alisal Elementary School multipurpose room, 1454 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton, CA 94566.

We are on summer break during July and August so we can attend to our gardens. Check the Calendar Events to the left for scheduled summer Club activities. Check back in late August for updates.


Visitors Are Welcome!

Please join us at the monthly meeting or contact us at the Contacts link above. Please take a moment to fill out the New Membership Application Form for Fiscal Year July 2017 through June 2018. Membership dues for February 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 at half the regular dues.

Current members, please use the Membership Renewal form in the Members Only section. Renewal dues are payable May 1 and delinquent August 1. To insure inclusion in the Yearbook, you must renew no later than July 30.

For more information about membership or dues, please email or call Dean Burnett. See the LAVGC Yearbook for Dean's phone number.

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Members Only section

Check out the Members Only section. Click on the 'Members Only' menu selection on any page, enter the Id and password. The Members Only section contains the club Yearbook, speaker video links, club forms, newsletter archives, meeting minutes and more. Members may email the Co-Presidents to obtain the Id and password.


Thanks, thanks and more thanks

Thanks to all who participate in the club workshops, work parties and providing meeting refreshments. > > More

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Talks on Video

If you missed our meeting speakers' informative talk, you can see the video of the talk on the club website Members Only section. Most of our recent club meeting talks are on view there.

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Note from the New Co-Presidents

LAVGC Membership Dues for FY 2017-2018 - Yearbook to be Compiled Soon!

LAVGC members who have not paid dues for FY 2017-2018 are encouraged to submit payment quickly to assure they can be included in the coming year's Yearbook. The Yearbook is compiled in late July early August with only those who have paid dues included. The renewal membership form PDF is in the Members Only section. Please help us have full membership in the book to assure members have easy contact information at their fingertips.

LAVGC Board Meeting Scheduled for July 13, 2017

A LAVGC Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Library, Room A. The Board consists of all members of the Executive Board plus representatives and chairs of the various committees. The meeting is open to all LAVGC members. The primary agenda item will be the development of the draft FY 17/18 budget. Included, as time allow, will be identifying any edits needed for the Yearbook as well as program possibilities for the year.

FY 2017-2018 Board of Directors, Officers and Chairmen

Click the 'Contact Us' menu option 'LAVGC Board' for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors, Officers and Chairmen for 2017-1028.

Eden Project is now known as Eden Garden

Eden Project has been renamed to 'Eden Garden - an organic project' to better reflect our mission.

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Tomato Tasting

Our Annual Tomato Tasting will be held before our first meeting in September so we'll have lots of tomatoes to taste. We need tomatoes and we need tasters too so even if you aren't growing tomatoes this year, please join in and help us decide which tomato and tomato dish is the 'best'. Click 2017 Tomato Tasting for details.

20 Years of Tomato Tasting!

Photos from our 1997 Tomato Tasting, yes, that is right - 1997. Recognize anyone?
Tomato tables
Flower arrangement
Tomato tasting 1997
Dressed for the occasion

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