Tag: Gardening

How does Your Garden Grow?

Pinal County Master Gardner Louise Grabell I’ve been looking at all the palms around our area and thought you might like to learn more about them. I did some research for a past lecture, so I think I can give you some education about palms and maybe help those of you who are thinking about…

Master Gardener Program

  Presentation scheduled for August 22 Margaret Larmour The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to attend “Using Salvaged Plants to Create Meaningful Landscapes,” presented by Jessie Byrd, Native Plant Nursery Manager for Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation. Program begins at 1:00 p.m. on…

Garden enthusiasts welcome to attend class on July 19th

  Margaret Larmour The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to attend “The Weird, Wacky, and Wonderful World of Soil, Fertilization and Amendments,” by self-proclaimed, plant nerd, Brendan Woltman, on Thursday, July 19 at 1:00 p.m., MountainView Ballroom West, SaddleBrooke. Brendon is knowledgeable in the field…

How does your garden grow?

Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener Strange things are happening [remember that line…Red Buttons]. It’s so darn hot outside that I decided to tell you about some strange things…as gardening goes…that you might enjoy over a cool glass of iced tea inside your cool house. Before I begin, a few garden reminders for this monsoon…

Successful Cinco de Mayo garden tour

Kay Lantow, SBR Garden Tour Committee Sunshine and blustery winds greeted SaddleBrooke Ranch residents as they toured our six gardens for three hours on Saturday morning, May 5. As in previous years, the selected gardens provided unique insights about design, hardscape, outdoor amenities and the influences of climate, soil and water when making choices for…

Gardeners Exchange

  Margaret Larmour The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to attend “Small Wonders,” by Dr. Frank Rose, garden writer, artist, photographer and nature lover, on Wednesday, June 18 at La Hacienda Club, SaddleBrooke Ranch at 1:00 p.m. Dr. Rose, a retired pastor, found his second…

4th annual SBR Garden Tour

  Kay Lantow Join us for the fourth annual SaddleBrooke Ranch Free Garden Tour this Saturday, May 5, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Maps and instructions with details about each of the six unique gardens will be available to SaddleBrooke Ranch residents. Check under the “Files” listings at the SBR Facebook page and the “Documents”…

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…