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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 of SaddleBrooke
Ranch in conjunction with the SaddelBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch
Master Gardeners welcomes you to attend "Small Wonders,"
by Dr. Frank Rose, garden writer, artist, photographer and
nature lover, on Wednesday, June 27th at La Hacienda
Club, SaddleBrooke Ranch at 1 pm.
Dr. Rose, a retired
pastor, found his second calling in the world of botany. He is
currently writing three books, one of which is the subject of
his talk - a closer look at some hard-to-see flowers. He is a
watercolor artist and self-taught botanist.
Books will be available for purchase.
MORE SUMMER EVENTS
Weird, Wacky, and Wonderful World of Soil, Fertilization and
self-proclaimed, plant nerd, Brendan Woltman
on Thursday, July 19th at 1 PM, MountainView Ballroom West,
knowledgeable in the field of aquaponics and sustainable growing
methods and is the owner of EcoGro, a company dedicated to
educating garden enthusiasts in their quest for tools and
knowledge to grow healthy food while minimizing environmental
Salvaged Plants to Create Meaningful Landscapes,
Jessie Byrd, Native Plant Nursery Manager for Pima
County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation. Program begins
at 1 PM, Wed. August 22 at La Hacienda Club, La Mesa Room,
Jessie Byrd is a Tucson
native and grew up running around the desert. She is the Native
Plant Nursery Manager for Pima County Natural Resources, Parks
and Recreation. She has salvaged thousands of cacti, both
professionally and as a TCSS Cactus Rescue Crew volunteer. She
has designed and constructed landscapes where these can be
enjoyed by the public, including Pima Prickly Park. Jessie
believes that using native plants in urban landscapes can help
encourage biodiversity while also creating beautiful gardens.
She earned a Master of Landscape Architecture from the
University of Arizona and a BA in Biology from Bryn Mawr
needed. Open seating. For more information, please contact
Margaret Larmour, at
email@example.com or 520-307-2100.
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