Tag: Master Gardener

Back to the Garden: Guardians of the Gardens

Master Gardeners presenting Fred and Pat Flanagan with a gift of gratitude for their many years of service.

Sheilah Britton Fred and Pat Flanagan lived in the Northeast for 35 years before visiting the Southwest. “We fell in love with this place,” Fred said. “When we first visited SaddleBrooke, we decided it was the place we’d settle.” They bought a home in SaddleBrooke in 1999 but it was 2006 before they actually made the…

Back to the Garden: Mastering Your Garden

Front row (from left): Denise Windham Crowley, Roxanne Watson, Jean O’Brien, and Sheilah Bryant. Back row: Sherann Ellsworth, Fran Miller, Denise Edwards, Kathy Martin, Julie Larson, Julie Peek, Jeff Laub, Rob Peters, Laurie McCoy, Marilyn Kline, Barbara Arndt, and Jay Dunn.

Sheilah Britton I was recently awarded the certification of Master Gardener, an honor to be sure, but hardly an accurate description since I am still, and will probably forever be a life-long learner in this landscape. SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners are university trained volunteers who serve as community educators. We work with the University of Arizona Cooperative…

Master Gardener Interns Complete Master Gardeners Class

Front row (left to right): Denise Windham Crowley, Roxanne Watson, Jean O’Brien, and Sheilah Bryant; back row: Sherann Ellsworth, Fran Miller, Denise Edwards, Kathy Martin, Julie Larson, Julie Peek, Jeff Laub, Rob Peters, Laurie McCoy, Marilyn Kline, Barbara Arndt, and Jay Dunn.

Jay Dunn On Feb. 13, 17 interns completed the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardener course, which included 13 weeks of class, a test, and two mock plants in the field. After the test review, they celebrated at the home of Master Gardener Alison Lang. This is a short course sponsored by University of Arizona College of…

High Desert Gardening Classes Start February 26

Ellen Sosin Back by popular demand, the Master Gardeners will be offering the six-week class, High Desert Gardening. This will be presented in the MountainView Ballroom at the MountainView Clubhouse, SaddleBrooke, on Wednesday afternoons starting Feb. 26, 2020. Each session will last two hours, and registration is required. This course is designed to help residents…

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 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…

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 for the fall of 2017. This…