Tag: Gardening

Gardeners Exchange

September gardening lecture   Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, invites you to attend “Wildlife Habitat Gardening” presented by Kathleen Roberts, Pima County Master Gardener, on Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m., at MountainView Ballroom West, SaddleBrooke. You don’t need a bird feeder when you can turn your…

How does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener With the monsoon season coming to a close, look at the new growth around your estate. While you were inside, your plants and shrubs have been pretty active. Trumpet vines and catclaw have both reached soaring heights. Tombstone roses are out of control. Palo verde and mesquite branches are…

Master Gardener Program

Master Gardener Training Course Carol Crawford The Master Gardener Training Course will once again be offered to all Pinal County residents. It will be held at SaddleBrooke on Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon beginning November 7, 2019; through February 13, 2020. This is an intensive 13-week lecture series given by local Master Gardeners, guest…

Garden Club summer update

Julie Anderson Summer is here, and the temperatures are rising! This is typically the time of year when we all kick back and relax, but the SunBird Garden Club continues to focus on projects within our community. First up, is the new garden being installed along Championship Drive. Our Garden Club has teamed with the…

How does Your Garden Grow?

Red coneflower turns white and purple in the Grabell garden.

Louise Grabell I’ve had some past “mysteries” occur in my garden that I’ve shared with you. Like, where did the spider lily bulbs come from, or how did snails get into my garden? Well, I have another mystery for you – something totally unexplainable, yet wondrous in its own way. It’s all about my purple…

Gardeners Exchange

Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange, in conjunction with SaddleBrooke and the SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, invites you to attend “The Sting of the Wild: stinging insects are beautiful (and mostly our friends)” program, presented by Dr. Justin Schmidt, UA entomologist and world expert on stinging insects. Be sure to bring cash to purchase his book,…

How does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell Getting hot enough for you? I thought that since it’s too hot to spend much time in the sun, maybe we should spend some quality time in the shade planning a perennial garden. Perennials are reliable plants that bring you blossoms every year without fail. And the best part about them is that…

Master Gardener Program

  July gardening lecture Carol Crawford The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invites you to attend “The Importance of Insect Fauna to Your Ecosystem” presented by Carl Olson, retired entomologist, who served as associated curator of the University of Arizona insect collection for 38 years on Thursday, July 18, at…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell The key to successful gardening lies in how well you take care of your plants. They’ll need your attention when it comes to fertilization. When the question is posed, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” you should have a good answer! My garden grows just fine. The flowers are happy, the citrus trees are…

Master Gardener Program

Master Gardening training course Carol Crawford The Master Gardener training course will once again be offered to all Pinal County residents. It will be held at SaddleBrooke on Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon beginning November 7, 2019 through February 13, 2020. This is an intensive 13-week lecture series given by local Master Gardeners, guest…