Tag: Gardening

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…

Master Gardener Program

Want to become a Master Gardener? 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…

Master Gardener Program

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

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…

Master Gardener Program

Want to become a Master Gardener? 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…

Third annual Garden Tour a success

Gardener volunteers, front row: Cynthia Walker, Phyllis Reblin, Jane Washburn; back row: Peter Bratz, Russ Lovell, Jim and Linda Reichard, Bob Washburn, Jeanné and Dave Hunter; photo by Carol Andrews

Kay Lantow After several days of increasingly warming temperatures and high winds, SaddleBrooke Ranch residents were greeted with sunshine and gentle breezes as they toured our seven gardens for three hours on Saturday morning, April 29. Each garden provided unique insights about design, hardscape, outdoor amenities and the influences of climate, soil and water when…