Tag: Gardeners Exchange

Gardeners Exchange meeting set for September 20

The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to “How Much and How Often – Easy to Understand Concepts of Using Drip Irrigation to Water Plants” with speaker Dr. Stephen Poe on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch. Dr. Poe is an Extension…

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Welcome “The Bug Man” July 26 The Gardeners Exchange, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, welcomes Dr. Carl Olsen, entomologist, “The Bug Man,” on Wednesday, July 26, at 1:00 p.m. to La Hacienda Club. “There is No Bad Bug!” Get a new perspective on bugs. Step on it! Squash it! Spray it! That’s…

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The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes Dr. Linda Leigh, former Biospherian, on Wednesday, June 21, at 1:00 p.m. in La Hacienda Club. “How Many Plants Can You Fit in a Biosphere?” A must attend! Biosphere 2 was built to be a materially closed system with all of the plants we would need for 100…

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Poisonous Plants talk The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes you to a presentation by Dr. Anthony Knight, DVM retired, on Poisonous Plants. The talk will be held on Wednesday, May 24, at 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club, La Mesa Room. Dr. Knight will discuss plants commonly inhabiting our backyards and our households which…

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The Gardeners Exchange of Saddlebrooke Ranch invites you to attend on Wednesday, April 19, at 1:00 p.m., Sarma Spitzer’s program “Ethnobotanical Gardening – Past and Present (or FUN with Ethnobotany).” The program will be held at La Hacienda Club, La Mesa Room. Learn what ethnobotany is and how the Native Americans have used available plants…

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Learning about echinopsis The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes Jan Shrader to speak on “Echinopsis” on Wednesday, March 15, at 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club. Echinopsis is a cold-hardy cactus from South America with an extraordinary trumpet flower, perfect for growing in the micro-climates of SaddleBrooke and SaddelBrooke Ranch. For years horticulturalists have…

Save the date: Third annual SaddleBrooke Ranch Garden Tour April 29

Kay Lantow A few years ago after attending several Garden Exchange presentations and while struggling to imitate in Arizona my gardening successes from when I lived in California, I inquired to several attendees of these informative meetings whether anyone was interested in sharing their own experiences in their adopted desert home. I suggested this include…

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The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes Renee Stevens, Home Depot plant expert, on Wednesday, February 15, at 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club to speak on Garden Pests: the Good, the Bad and the Beneficial. One of Home Depot’s top garden gurus, Renee Stevens will share her secrets for keeping bad pests at bay…

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Secrets of a successful spring vegetable garden – January 18 The Gardeners Exchange of Saddlebrooke Ranch welcomes Susan Billings Brennan to share “Secrets of a Successful Spring Vegetable Garden” on Wednesday, January 18, at 1:00 p.m. at La Mesa Room, La Hacienda Club, Saddlebrooke Ranch. It’s hot, it’s dry — it’s just different here. Chances…

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The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes Toni Moore, 16-year veteran Pima County Master Gardener, to speak on Wednesday, December 14. The program begins at 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club, La Mesa Room. Come hear “Best Trees for Desert Landscapes.” What makes a tree the best choice for your landscape? Consider what you want…