Tag: Gardening

How does your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell Most people in our neighborhood are confused about irrigation. Or, they just don’t know much about this process. For now, the soil is very moist so no worries there. However, we will shortly be experiencing some very hot weather. I for one can’t wait! And now is the time to get some education…

Master Gardeners Program

March gardening lecture Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invites you to attend “Artistically Designing Container Gardens” presented by Tim Malone on Thursday, March 21 at 1:00 p.m. at the West Ballroom of MountainView in SaddleBrooke following the spring plant sale. Plant sale begins at 11:00 a.m. Learn…

How does your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell That was quick, winter is almost over. Yup, it’s time to get your head on straight and start to focus on the outdoors once again. There are some basic late-winter tasks that you can get a head start on now. For all you citrus owners, fertilize your trees and container-grown citrus now. Pay…

Gardeners Exchange

  Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcome you to attend “Winter Hardy Cacti and Succulents” presented by Mark Sitter, owner of B and B Cactus Farm, located on E. Speedway. Program begins at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5 at the La Hacienda Club,…

How does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener Outdoor gardening is over. Rest for the weary is not a bad thing. However, it is time to spruce up your home for the holidays. Everyone loves to decorate with those gorgeous poinsettias and I must admit the big box stores have been offering magnificent specimens. However, if you…

Master Gardener Program

  Margaret Larmour The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to attend “Monarchs, Milkweed and Mexico” presented by Ronnie Greenberg, Advanced Master Gardener and Indiana Master Naturalist. Program begins at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15 at SaddleBrooke, MountainView West Ballroom. Ronnie will discuss the biology and…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

I hate catclaw vines! I know “hate” is a strong word, especially towards a plant. But I do hate catclaw and let me count the ways. For those of you unfamiliar with this plant, catclaw [Macfadyena unguis-cati] is a perennial woody vine that blooms in the spring with gorgeous yellow trumpet-shaped flowers. Well, that’s all…

Master Gardeners Program

High Desert Gardening classes start January 29 Vickie Butler and Cindy Blount High Desert Gardening will be presented in the MountainView Ballroom West, at MountainView Clubhouse, SaddleBrooke. Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. to noon, for six weeks starting January 29, 2019; registration required. Once again, due to popular demand, your Master Gardeners will be offering a six-week…

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…