Tag: Gardening

Master Gardener Program

  Margaret Larmour The Gardener’s Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to attend “Interesting Color Plants for Xeriscape Yards” presented by Pima County Master Gardener MarciBeth Phillips. Program begins at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24 at La Hacienda Club, La Mesa Room, SaddleBrooke Ranch. MarciBeth recently retired…

How does Your Garden Grow

Louise Grabell Ants, ants, ants in your pants! Have you ever found a trail of very busy ants scurrying across your patio from one location clear across your yard to another? I’ve found ant highways going around the pool, across the patio, up into the garden and over the wall into the common area. In…

Master Gardener Program

  Margaret Larmour The Gardeners Exchange, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, welcomes you to attend “Everything you Wanted to Know About Desert Bees but Were Afraid to Ask” by Dr. Stephen Buchmann, adjunct professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona on Thursday, September 20 at…

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”…