Have more questions? We'll come to visit!
Introduction to gardening in SaddleBrooke*
Catalogue of plants common to SaddleBrooke*
- All sorts of information pertinent to gardening in
- Ways to optimize use of water in the
Learn to use drought tolerant plants to conserve water
Judicious use of irrigation can give you the garden you want and still
- What plants should NOT be planted in your yard?
- Ideas for each month in the garden
So What do SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master
SaddleBrooke/Saddlebrooke Ranch Master Gardeners are volunteers
trained in concert with the University of Arizona, Cooperative
Extension, Pinal County, Department of Agriculture and Life
Sciences. We offer educational programs and classes, diagnose plant
problems and otherwise assist residents with their garden questions
Saddlebrooke Ranch Weather
SB/SBR EVENTS &
The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the
SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to
"Everything you Wanted to Know About Desert Bees
but Were Afraid to
Ask" by Dr. Stephen Buchmann,
adjunct professor in the Dept. of Ecology
and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona on
Thurs, Sept 20 at
MountainView Ballroom, SaddleBrooke at 1 pm.
Buchmann has authored almost 200 scientific publications and 11
books, including his latest book "The Reason for Flowers," Simon
& Schuster publisher. Copies of this and other of his books will
be available for sale.
Cash or checks accepted.
As a specialist in the study of the interactions of bees and
their flowers, especially buzz pollination, Dr. Buchmann will
discuss bee diversity, what is a bee, how bees make
their livings, threats to bees and what homeowners can do to
help conserve and protect bees. Also learn more about killer
No registration needed.
Open seating. For more information,
please contact Margaret Larmour, at
Saddlebrooke article on the spread of
Witches' Broom on Oleander and Other Shrubs and Trees***
* The term
SaddleBrooke is meant to be inclusive of HOA 1, HOA 2 (including the
Preserve) and SaddleBrooke Ranch.
Photo Credits: Lyle Larson, Debbie Muise, Elissa