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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/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 and problems.
Saddlebrooke article on the spread of
Witches' Broom on Oleander and Other Shrubs and Trees***
Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/addleBrooke
Ranch Master Gardeners
welcomes you to attend "Monarchs, Milkweed
Ronnie will discuss the biology and migration of the monarch butterfly, the importance of milkweed and native plants, and her 2017 trip to the monarch overwintering sites in central Mexico with her sister, SaddleBrooke Master Gardener, Laurie Foster. Ronnie has bachelor's and master's degrees in biology from Purdue University. Master Gardeners will be available to answer your questions at 12:30 and following the presentation.
No registration needed. Open seating. For more information, please contact Margaret Larmour, at email@example.com or 520-307-2100.
The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the
SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners welcome you to attend
"Winter Hardy Cacti and
Succulents" presented by Mark
Sitter, owner of B and B Cactus Farm, located on E. Speedway.
begins at 1 PM, Wed.
at La Hacienda Club, La Mesa Room, SaddleBrooke Ranch.
Landscape Design for Newcomers and Residents Alike
Saturday, Nov 10 | 10 AM | Ed. Ctr #1 | $6 members | $10 general public
Multiple award winning, Master of Landscape
Architecture, Shelly Ann Abbott, MLA, shows Tucson
newcomers as well as longtime residents how they can create
stunning, colorful desert landscapes using her unique landscape
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Saturday, Nov 3rd | 11AM | Smith Interpretive Center |
Presented by Master Gardeners
Explore small plants that make a big difference
by bringing interest and color to dull garden spaces such as narrow
walkways, shady areas, and places for ground covers.
Xeriscape Does Not Mean Zeroscape
Saturday, Dec 1st
| 11AM-1PM |
Presented by Master Gardeners
Learn the principles of xeriscape and how you can
conserve water while bringing color and interest to your garden.
Tucson Botanical Gardens
How to be an All Star Desert Gardener
Monday, Nov 5th | 10AM-noon | $15
Michael Ismail, owner of Thrive and
Tips and Tools for Seasonal Tree Pruning
Nov 7th, Wed | 10AM-noon | $15
Certified arborist Jason Isenberg presents a crash course on dos and don'ts of pruning and then goes outside to observe and discuss needs of individual trees
Pima Master Gardener
Fall Seminar Series
9-11AM|$10 | Food Product and Safety Lab Auditorium
11/17 Planting the Rainbow by Deb North
12/01 Ponds and
12/15 Rose Care in the Desert by MarciBeth
1:30-3:00 PM unless otherwise noted | Free | Oro Valley Library
Friday, 11/2-Adjusting to Desert Gardening
Friday, 11/16-Gardening as We Age
11/28- Houseplants for
Friday, 12/07-Growing Citrus in the Desert
Friday, 12/14-Arid Land Plants
* 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