Tag: Gardening

Gardeners Exchange

  Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to attend “Sustaining Wildlife with Native Plants, presented by Hillary Cox of Fine Gardening fame, on Wednesday, April 25 at 1:00 p.m., La Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch. Ms. Cox’s presentation is based on Doug Tallamy’s book Bringing Nature…

Mark your calendar for the Garden Tour

  Kay Lantow and Carol Andrews The Fourth annual SaddleBrooke Ranch Free Garden Tour is fast approaching on Saturday, May 5, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and lasting until noon. With six gardens to visit, every resident is sure to find answers to the most perplexing challenges presented by our unique southern Arizona region and ideas…

How does Your Garden Grow?

  Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener There is a wonderful, care-free and attractive plant I’d like to tell you about. There is a story behind my love of this landscaping beauty that I need to share with you first. You know it is always a good idea to have different shapes, colors and textures…

Save the date 4th annual Free Garden Tour

Kay Lantow Welcome all neighbors of SaddleBrooke Ranch to the fourth annual SaddleBrooke Ranch Free Garden Tour. Based on many factors, this year’s tour date will be on Saturday, May 5 (also known as Cinco de Mayo) from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Over the past few years, a group of dedicated volunteers has assembled to…

Hows does Your Garden Grow?

  Louise Grabell Everyone can grow tomatoes! One plant is all you’ll need to harvest plenty of delicious “fruit” to enjoy in early summer. Growing tomatoes in the high desert of southern Arizona is a bit different from other places. Since I grow my tomatoes in a container, the following will explain how to do…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener Summer’s heat is long gone, so let’s talk irrigation for the winter months ahead. This is the time of year when you can save on your monthly water bills. As the weather gets cooler and many trees and shrubs enter a period of winter dormancy, you should be reducing…

Gardeners Exchange

The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes “Awesome Animal Rescues” with speaker Jim Cloer on Thursday, October 19, at 1:00 p.m. at MountainView Clubhouse in the West Ballroom. As a retired science teacher, Jim has always had an interest in animals and nature. As a SaddleBrooke resident…

Master Gardener class open

Barb Nicholson, Pinal County Master Gardener Master Gardeners are your neighbors and friends who have taken it upon themselves to complete the requirements for Master Gardener certification. If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener volunteer then you are invited to enroll in the Master Gardener Training Course for the fall of 2017. This…

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…

“Grow the Rainbow” discussion with Master Gardener August 23

The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddelBrooke/Saddlebrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes “Grow the Rainbow” with speaker Deborah North, Pima County Master Gardener, on Wednesday, August 23, at 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch. What do orange fruits and vegetables have that green ones don’t? Deborah North, Pima County…