SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners present plant sale April 21, 2016

The SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners plant sale will be at the MountainView Clubhouse walkway from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. April 21, 2016.

Zann Wilson, SaddleBrooke Master Gardener, will present “Lose the Snooze: Alternatives to Overused Landscape Plants” from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at MountainView Clubhouse Ballroom West.

Come purchase plants grown by the SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners and then stay to hear a timely garden lecture. Zann Wilson, a SaddleBrooke Master Gardener, will tell you how to liven up your landscape with a fresh palette of plants that perform well in our desert environment, stimulate visual interest and rival the most common characters in any tired, over-familiar setting. For more information about this event you may contact Louise Grabell at [email protected].

The Pima County Master Gardeners announce their 17th annual Home Garden Tour in Oro Valley on April 16, 2016. The distinctive and beautiful home gardens of four Master Gardeners will be featured along with practical demonstrations and talks at each home to include such varied topics as home composting, Grow Zones for water efficiency and plant selection, miniature succulent gardens, perennial container gardening and more. The Demonstration Gardens at the Cooperative Extension Service will also be open for touring. For cost and details go to For more information for this event call 520-626-5161.

Need a house call to help with gardening questions? Contact Pat and Fred Flanagan at 520-407-6459 or e-mail them at [email protected].