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 the MountainView Ballroom in SaddleBrooke at 1:00 p.m.

Dr. Buchmann has authored almost 200 scientific publications and 11 books, including his latest book The Reason for Flowers, Simon and Schuster publisher. Copies of this and other of his books will be available for sale. Cash or checks accepted.

As a specialist in the study of the interactions of bees and their flowers, especially buzz pollination, Dr. Buchmann will discuss bee diversity, what is a bee, how bees make their livings, threats to bees and what homeowners can do to help conserve and protect bees. Also learn more about killer bees.

No registration needed. Open seating. For more information, please contact Margaret Larmour, at [email protected] or 520-307-2100.