Upcoming Master Gardener programs

Basic Desert Gardening March 6

SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners present Basic Desert Gardening on Monday, March 6, 9:00 a.m. until noon in The Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch.

Do you have questions about the basics: soils, cactus, growing natives, frost protection, irrigation and any other issues affecting your gardens and landscapes? Your very own Master Gardeners will be on hand to present the information and answer your questions. No registration is required.

For more information contact Zann Wilson at: [email protected]

Q&A with the Masters March 25

Ask Your Master Gardener event will be at SaddleBrooke Ranch on Saturday, March 25, from 10:00 a.m. until noon.

SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners will be available to answer your landscape and garden questions on design, plant selection, plant care and maintenance, irrigation and identification and treatment for pests and diseases. We will be having demonstrations such as the best way to transplant a cactus, composting made easy, the how to’s of home irrigation, how to protect your plant from the cold and other helpful gardening information. Bring in any plant specimen samples or photos to show us your problems. We’ll be located on the patio near the tennis courts at the SaddleBrooke Ranch Hacienda Club.

For more information contact Ellen Sosin at [email protected] or call  781-784-6827.

Bullet Proof Plants and Plant Sale  April 20

The SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners proudly present “Bullet Proof Plants,” everything you need to know about heat and cold hardy plants and drought-tolerant plants.

The featured speaker will be Debbie Mounce, Retail Operations Manager for Harlow Gardens and KVOA-TV guest garden speaker on Thursday, April 20, at MountainView Clubhouse Ballroom West at 1:00 p.m.

The annual Master Gardener plant sale will precede the presentation starting at 11:30 a.m. on the patio outside the ballroom.